Protesters wave Republic of China flags in Tsim Sha Tsui to celebrate Taiwan’s “Double Tenth” holiday. Photo: Dickson Lee

Hong Kong protesters gather to mark Taiwan’s celebration of 108th anniversary of Republic of China in a show of defiance against Beijing

  • Demonstrators gather in areas such as Sai Ying Pun, Tsim Sha Tsui, Sha Tin, Kowloon Tong and Tai Koo to mark ‘Double Tenth’ holiday
  • About 100 people also join rally to show support for a young woman who suffered a serious eye injury during protest on August 11
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Protesters wave Republic of China flags in Tsim Sha Tsui to celebrate Taiwan’s “Double Tenth” holiday. Photo: Dickson Lee
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Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen used her national day speech to close the door on one country, two systems as a means of reconciling with the mainland. Photo: EPA

Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen urges rejection of ‘one country, two systems’ model she says fails Hong Kong

  • In address marking 108th anniversary of founding of the Republic of China, Tsai says protection of Taiwanese sovereignty is not provocation, but her responsibility
  • Tsai’s speech is rejection of President Xi Jinping’s National Day call for talks on unification
Topic |   Taiwan

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Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen used her national day speech to close the door on one country, two systems as a means of reconciling with the mainland. Photo: EPA
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