Taiwan faces China wrath for supporting protesters

Attendees waving the Taiwanese flag during the Kuomintang national congress in Taipei, on July 28, 2019.
Attendees waving the Taiwanese flag during the Kuomintang national congress in Taipei, on July 28, 2019.PHOTO: AFP

China has frozen individual travel to Taiwan and boycotted the annual Golden Horse awards, the self-ruled island's Chinese Oscars, ostensibly to undermine President Tsai Ing-wen's re-election bid next year.

But the worst may be yet to come.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 10, 2019, with the headline 'Taiwan faces China wrath for supporting protesters'. Print Edition | Subscribe