Asia

  1. Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen names former Premier Lai as running mate

    The ruling Democrative Progressive Party is seeking re-election and an absolute majority in the legislature.  Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen has named as her running mate for 2020 elections a former prime minister who last year angered Beijing so badly with his support for the island’s formal independence that a major Chinese paper called for his arrest.

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    Asia
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    Politics
    Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) announced that her former primary rival William Lai (賴清德) will be her running mate for the 2020 presidential election.
  2. Hong Kong shopping mall clashes end in bloodshed

     Hong Kong anti-government protesters crowded shopping malls in running clashes with police on Sunday, with several suffering bloody wounds a day after parts of the Chinese-ruled city became a battleground after five months of unrest.

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    Asia
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    Society
    Hong Kong shopping mall clashes end in bloodshed