Cary Huang
Cary Huang
Opinion

SCMP Columnist

Sino File by Cary Huang

Hong Kong’s extradition protests may have given Taiwan’s president, Tsai Ing-wen, a boost Beijing won’t appreciate

  • Tsai Ing-wen’s support for Hongkongers has helped propel her through her party’s primaries and may bode well for her chances in the presidential election
  • In the long term, the Hong Kong protests, which vocalise anxieties about China shared by Taiwan, may further alienate Taipei and Beijing

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Alex Lo
Alex Lo
Opinion

SCMP Columnist

My Take by Alex Lo

Taiwan politics helped change Lam’s mind over extradition bill

  • Leader was likely to have been made aware of Beijing’s alarm that her debacle in Hong Kong was being turned into major political capital for Tsai Ing-wen

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