A university lecturer from mainland China says she is “sort of envious’ that people in Taiwan have the right to vote. Photo: Bloomberg A university lecturer from mainland China says she is “sort of envious’ that people in Taiwan have the right to vote. Photo: Bloomberg
A university lecturer from mainland China says she is “sort of envious’ that people in Taiwan have the right to vote. Photo: Bloomberg

Taiwan here we come: meet the mainland Chinese who bypassed Beijing’s travel ban to see the election for themselves

  • ‘I suffered a lot in the Cultural Revolution and I know how valuable democracy and freedom is,’ 73-year-old retiree says
  • Beijing imposed tight restrictions on people visiting Taiwan in July but where there’s a will there’s a way

Topic |   Taiwan elections 2020
A university lecturer from mainland China says she is “sort of envious’ that people in Taiwan have the right to vote. Photo: Bloomberg A university lecturer from mainland China says she is “sort of envious’ that people in Taiwan have the right to vote. Photo: Bloomberg
A university lecturer from mainland China says she is “sort of envious’ that people in Taiwan have the right to vote. Photo: Bloomberg
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