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Over 5,000 Hong Kongers granted permits to reside in Taiwan in 2019

05/23/2020 09:45 PM
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More than 5,000 people from Hong Kong were granted residence permits in Taiwan in 2019, up over 40 percent from a year earlier, at a time of concern over deteriorating democracy in the Chinese territory in the wake of a tightening grip by China, according to data released Saturday by the Ministry of the Interior.

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