Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen celebrates her election victory with supporters in Taipei, Taiwan, on January 11. Photo: AP
Mercedes Hutton
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Destinations known by Mercedes Hutton

Now that Taiwan has voted, will Beijing’s ban on solo tourists be lifted?

  • Beijing stopped issuing permits to individual travellers wanting to visit Taiwan last August and ‘until further notice’
  • After electing the independence-leaning DPP for a second term, can the island really expect mainland Chinese to return?

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Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen celebrates her election victory with supporters in Taipei, Taiwan, on January 11. Photo: AP
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Mercedes Hutton

Mercedes Hutton

Mercedes Hutton is a Hong Kong-based journalist. She joined the Post in 2018, where she covers travel and tourism in Asia in her weekly column, Destinations Known.