'We're Taiwanese, not Chinese': Survey shows majority embrace distinct identity

Tourists take photos next to a mural of late Taiwan leader Chiang Kai-shek in Taiwan's Kinmen islands on Aug 11, 2022. PHOTO: AFP
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TAIPEI - Taiwanese teenager Chou Rei-chi cannot wait for the day when she can finally cast her vote in the local elections.

The 17-year-old high school student is still three years shy of Taiwan's legal voting age of 20, but she has been closely following the twists and turns of every election since learning about civil rights in school.

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