A couple prepare for a wedding photo shoot on the beach in Xiamen, with Taiwan’s Quemoy islands visible in the background. Photo: AFP
A couple prepare for a wedding photo shoot on the beach in Xiamen, with Taiwan’s Quemoy islands visible in the background. Photo: AFP
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‘We’ve lived with Taiwan Strait tensions for decades’: Chinese coastal residents unfazed by risk of conflict

  • Beachgoers in the city of Xiamen, which overlooks Taiwenese-controlled islands, shrug off fears of escalation as they continue to go about their daily lives
  • The Chinese military has started a series of major drills in the Taiwan Strait following the visit of US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi

A couple prepare for a wedding photo shoot on the beach in Xiamen, with Taiwan’s Quemoy islands visible in the background. Photo: AFP
A couple prepare for a wedding photo shoot on the beach in Xiamen, with Taiwan’s Quemoy islands visible in the background. Photo: AFP
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