A supporter of mayoral candidate Ting Shou-chung from Taiwan’s main opposition Kuomintang party demonstrates with the national flag, in Taipei on November 24. Taiwan has a tradition of fiercely contested democratic elections. Photo: AFP

Would Taiwan democracy survive union with China?

  • A Chinese plan for democratisation of the mainland might be more reassuring to Taiwan than talk of the island replicating the Hong Kong model
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A supporter of mayoral candidate Ting Shou-chung from Taiwan’s main opposition Kuomintang party demonstrates with the national flag, in Taipei on November 24. Taiwan has a tradition of fiercely contested democratic elections. Photo: AFP
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