Hong Kong protesters mark Taiwan’s 108th anniversary as the Republic of China in October, in a show of defiance against Beijing’s rule. Photo: Dickson Lee

Taiwan seeking legal help from Hong Kong has ‘nothing to do with politics’

  • Deputy justice minister says requests for judicial cooperation were made to Hong Kong authorities because the evidence was needed to press charges
  • Chen Ming-tang makes comments amid wrangle over two cases – a robbery, and murder that prompted extradition bill which sparked mass protests
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Hong Kong protesters mark Taiwan’s 108th anniversary as the Republic of China in October, in a show of defiance against Beijing’s rule. Photo: Dickson Lee
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Lawrence Chung

Lawrence Chung

Lawrence Chung covers major news in Taiwan, ranging from presidential and parliament elections to killer earthquakes and typhoons. Most of his reports focus on Taiwan’s relations with China, specifically on the impact and possible developments of cross-strait relations under the pro-independence Democratic Progressive Party and mainland-friendly Kuomintang governments. Before starting work at the South China Morning Post in 2006, he wrote for Reuters and AFP for more than 12 years.