Cary Huang
Cary Huang
Opinion

SCMP Columnist

Sino File by Cary Huang

Taiwan election: Hong Kong won it, Beijing lost it

  • Beijing’s pressure on Taipei gave the Democratic Progressive Party a boost in the polls, on its way to a landslide victory over the Kuomintang
  • The vote also reflects the people’s views on the relationships between Washington, Beijing and Taipei under the presidencies of Trump, Xi and Tsai