Soldiers hoist Taiwan's national flag at the Liberty Square in Taipei, Taiwan, on Wednesday. Beiijng regards Taiwan as a breakaway province that must be reunited with the mainland. Photo: EPA-EFE

Taiwan can’t resist historic trend towards unification, says head of Chinese cross-strait group

  • Zhang Zhijun, head of the semi-official Association for Relations Across the Taiwan Strait, says mainland’s growing strength means it will achieve its goal
Topic |   Two Sessions 2019 (Lianghui)

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Soldiers hoist Taiwan's national flag at the Liberty Square in Taipei, Taiwan, on Wednesday. Beiijng regards Taiwan as a breakaway province that must be reunited with the mainland. Photo: EPA-EFE
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NPC delegate Cai Peihui suggested Beijing could allow Taiwan greater autonomy if it agrees to the “one country, two systems” model. Photo: EPA-EFE

Beijing ‘won’t allow Taiwan reunification to be postponed indefinitely’

  • Cai Peihui, representing self-ruled island at legislative session, also says mainland will not hesitate to ‘liberate’ Taiwan if it declares independence
  • Another delegate, Huang Zhixian, tells panel independence-leaning parties ‘are not qualified’ to talk to Beijing about ‘one country, two systems’
Topic |   Two Sessions 2019 (Lianghui)

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NPC delegate Cai Peihui suggested Beijing could allow Taiwan greater autonomy if it agrees to the “one country, two systems” model. Photo: EPA-EFE
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