Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen used her national day speech to close the door on one country, two systems as a means of reconciling with the mainland. Photo: EPA

Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen urges rejection of ‘one country, two systems’ model she says fails Hong Kong

  • In address marking 108th anniversary of founding of the Republic of China, Tsai says protection of Taiwanese sovereignty is not provocation, but her responsibility
  • Tsai’s speech is rejection of President Xi Jinping’s National Day call for talks on unification
Topic |   Taiwan

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Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen used her national day speech to close the door on one country, two systems as a means of reconciling with the mainland. Photo: EPA
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Mainland citizen Li Shaodong was expelled from the island after vandalising a Lennon Wall in Taipei. Photo: CNA

Taiwan deports mainland Chinese tourist who tore down messages of support for Hong Kong protests

  • Visitor named Li Shaodong is expelled from self-ruled island for violating terms of tourist visa after vandalising Lennon Wall set up at National Taiwan University
  • Incident marks first time Taiwan has expelled a mainland citizen over the Hong Kong protests following a series of clashes at universities
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Mainland citizen Li Shaodong was expelled from the island after vandalising a Lennon Wall in Taipei. Photo: CNA
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