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Taiwan's youth breaks away from Tsai as frustration mounts

Citing inaction against Beijing, young activists halt cooperation with ruling DPP

Many young Taiwanese voters accuse President Tsai Ing-wen, left, of compromising on economic reform and independence from mainland China.   © Reuters

TAIPEI -- The young Taiwanese voters who swept President Tsai Ing-wen to power in 2016 are growing disillusioned as her government appears increasingly boxed in by pressure from mainland China, creating a rift that Beijing may exploit in its pursuit of reunification.

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