Han Kuo-yu, from the mainland-friendly KMT, is challenging President Tsai Ing-wen in January’s vote. Photo: AP

Taiwan security officials step up monitoring over fears mainland-based citizens will try to influence election

  • Security chief says there is concern that ‘certain actions’ are being taken to influence January’s vote
  • Around 400,000 Taiwanese live on the mainland, around 10 per cent of whom have permanent residency status
Topic |   Taiwan elections 2020

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Han Kuo-yu, from the mainland-friendly KMT, is challenging President Tsai Ing-wen in January’s vote. Photo: AP
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