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Taiwan passes law to combat Chinese political influence

'Anti-infiltration' move adds to cross-strait tensions ahead of elections

Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen pushed hard for the new legislation.    © Reuters

TAIPEI (Reuters) -- Taiwan's parliament passed an anti-infiltration law on Tuesday to combat perceived threats from China as the democratic island gears up for a presidential vote on Jan. 11 amid heightened tension with Beijing.

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