Taiwan's pro-independence party faces key elections amid China pressure

Taiwan's pro-independence party faces key elections amid China pressureChina has become increasingly concerned that Tsai wants to push for formal independence and has ramped up pressure to assert its sovereignty over the democratic island. Beijing regards self-ruled Taiwan as part of China and has vowed to use force if necessary to keep the island. In a post on Facebook, Tsai has urged people to “vote for Taiwan’s democracy” and rallied support for her party in a bid to “boost the energy of reform and progress”.



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