Protesters advocating Hong Kong independence shout during a demonstration on China’s National Day in Hong Kong on October 1. Pro-independence, anti-mainland China politics recently suffered a setback in Taiwan and have netted little progress in Hong Kong. Photo: Reuters Protesters advocating Hong Kong independence shout during a demonstration on China’s National Day in Hong Kong on October 1. Pro-independence, anti-mainland China politics recently suffered a setback in Taiwan and have netted little progress in Hong Kong. Photo: Reuters
Protesters advocating Hong Kong independence shout during a demonstration on China’s National Day in Hong Kong on October 1. Pro-independence, anti-mainland China politics recently suffered a setback in Taiwan and have netted little progress in Hong Kong. Photo: Reuters

Letters | If Hong Kong and Taiwan want to resist the mainland, they should focus on economics, not politics

  • The Tsai Ing-wen government’s setbacks in Taiwan highlight the consequences of neglecting the economy in favour of independence politicking

Topic |   Anti-mainland China sentiments
Protesters advocating Hong Kong independence shout during a demonstration on China’s National Day in Hong Kong on October 1. Pro-independence, anti-mainland China politics recently suffered a setback in Taiwan and have netted little progress in Hong Kong. Photo: Reuters Protesters advocating Hong Kong independence shout during a demonstration on China’s National Day in Hong Kong on October 1. Pro-independence, anti-mainland China politics recently suffered a setback in Taiwan and have netted little progress in Hong Kong. Photo: Reuters
Protesters advocating Hong Kong independence shout during a demonstration on China’s National Day in Hong Kong on October 1. Pro-independence, anti-mainland China politics recently suffered a setback in Taiwan and have netted little progress in Hong Kong. Photo: Reuters
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