A tank half buried in the sand on a beach in Kinmen emerges from the ground at low tide. Photo: Sim Chi Yin / VII

Taiwan’s cold war island begins to thaw

Kinmen, just 2km from the Chinese mainland, has been on the front line of cross-strait tensions since 1949. Now, along with the light from the shimmering skyscrapers on the horizon, some warmth is beginning to shine through

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A tank half buried in the sand on a beach in Kinmen emerges from the ground at low tide. Photo: Sim Chi Yin / VII
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