Illustration: Craig Stephens
Ian Inkster
Opinion

Opinion

Ian Inkster and Hsin Hsin Victoria Chang

Hong Kong’s hopes and fears are not Taiwan’s – and its protests are a distraction for Taiwanese voters

  • Owing to Hong Kong’s colonial history and role in global affairs, the city’s relationship with Beijing is vastly different from the equally complex cross-strait relations
  • Extrapolating from events in Hong Kong to forecast Taiwan’s future is a mistake, and a setback for Taiwanese democracy
Illustration: Craig Stephens
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