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Taiwan elections

Taiwan and Hong Kong draw closer, united by fear of Beijing

After years of limited contact, young people from both places connect

A supporter of Taiwan’s President Tsai Ing-wen flashes support for Hong Kong protestors. (Photo by Akira Kodaka)

TAIPEI -- Had it not been for the protests in Hong Kong, Wei Ting-Yan might not have flown home from Germany to vote in Taiwan's presidential election on Saturday.

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