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Taiwan President Calls for More Debate of China ‘Infiltration’ Bill

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen urged parliament Wednesday to have more discussion on a proposed anti-infiltration bill that the government says is needed to combat Chinese influence and has been condemned by the main opposition and Beijing.

The legislation is part of a years-long effort to combat what many in Taiwan see as Chinese efforts to influence politics and the democratic process on the island. China claims Taiwan as its territory, to be brought under Beijing’s control by force if necessary.

Taiwan’s ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has begun a renewed push for the legislation, ahead of presidential and parliamentary elections Jan. 11, read more >>>

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