The head of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office, Taiwan’s primary arm in Hong Kong, has left the city along with two colleagues after they declined to sign a document recognising the ‘one-China’ policy. Photo: EPA-EFE
The head of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office, Taiwan’s primary arm in Hong Kong, has left the city along with two colleagues after they declined to sign a document recognising the ‘one-China’ policy. Photo: EPA-EFE

Head of Taiwan’s Hong Kong office, two colleagues forced to leave after refusing to sign document supporting ‘one-China’ principle

  • It is understood the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office plans to continue operating in the city, though it is now left with only one director-level staffer
  • Earlier this month, Beijing’s Taiwan Affairs Office warned Taipei against ’messing up’ Hong Kong, and described its ruling party as a ‘black hand’

The head of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office, Taiwan’s primary arm in Hong Kong, has left the city along with two colleagues after they declined to sign a document recognising the ‘one-China’ policy. Photo: EPA-EFE
The head of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office, Taiwan’s primary arm in Hong Kong, has left the city along with two colleagues after they declined to sign a document recognising the ‘one-China’ policy. Photo: EPA-EFE
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