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Unhappy Hong Kong Envious of Taiwan's Democracy

Categories: Hong Kong (China), Taiwan (ROC), Elections, Governance, Politics

Having witnessed Taiwan's 2012 presidential election, Derrick Tao, a Hong Kong photographer, made a video [1] (with English subtitles) to contrast democratic development of the two societies. As a prosperous but undemocratic city state, “Hong Kong could either join Taiwan as pioneers of freedom and democracy in the Chinese societies”, or “accept the status quo and let go of her ideals and beliefs.”