All eyes are on coming election results in Taiwan, which will reflect how politics on the self-ruled island have been influenced by protests in Hong Kong. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen

Unpacking the Hong Kong protests factor in Taiwan’s election and the fate of ‘one country, two systems’

  • Stories from protesters on the ground have only hardened Taiwan’s determination to distance itself from China
  • In the fourth of a five-part series, we look at the impact the civil unrest in Hong Kong has had on the presidential race on the self-ruled island
Topic |   Taiwan elections 2020

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All eyes are on coming election results in Taiwan, which will reflect how politics on the self-ruled island have been influenced by protests in Hong Kong. Illustration: Lau Ka-kuen
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Kimmy Chung

Kimmy Chung

Kimmy Chung joined the Post in 2017 and reports for the Hong Kong desk on local politics and Hong Kong-mainland issues. Prior to joining the Post, she covered Hong Kong politics and social policies for more than six years for different media outlets.

Gary Cheung

Gary Cheung

Gary Cheung joined the Post in 2000, covering fields ranging from politics and the integration between Hong Kong and China. He became assistant editor-in-chief of Ming Pao in 2017 and returned to the Post the following year. He is author of Hong Kong’s Watershed: The 1967 riots (Hong Kong University Press, 2009).