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Taiwan to vote in shadow of China pressure, Hong Kong protests

TAIPEI: Taiwan votes on Saturday in an election overshadowed by renewed Chinese efforts to get the island to accept their rule, and as Taiwan nervously watches Hong Kong protests, worried they may be next if China ever succeeds in bringing

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Taiwan Parliament endorses same-sex marriage

TAIPEI: Taiwan became the first nation in Asia to legalise same-sex marriage, as thousands thronged outside the Parliament cheering and waving rainbow flags, despite deep divisions over the matter. Lawmakers from the majority Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) backed the bill,

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