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Hong Kong protesters wave the Taiwanese flag at a protest on July 4. (Photo by Kosaku Mimura)
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'Today, Hong Kong; tomorrow, Taiwan:' Resistance to China spreads

Taiwan political race now turns against pro-Beijing Kuomintang

CHRIS HORTON, Contributing writer | Taiwan

TAIPEI -- The Hong Kong government's attempt to push an amendment to its extradition law through the legislature has further alienated its people from China and moved them closer to Taiwan.

It has also boosted Taiwan's China-skeptic president and her Democratic Progressive Party in the run-up to a general election in January.

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