Taipei mayor Ko Wen-je said Taiwan was “not on the top of the priority list” for Beijing. Photo: Reuters

Taiwan not a top priority for Beijing because it’s too distracted, Taipei mayor says

  • Mainland China has other issues to worry about, including protest-hit Hong Kong and a slowing economy, according to Ko Wen-je
  • He also says US wouldn’t let the self-ruled island become formally independent or be taken over by the mainland
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Taipei mayor Ko Wen-je said Taiwan was “not on the top of the priority list” for Beijing. Photo: Reuters
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