Taiwan and China Lock Horns Over Hong Kong

Hong Kong ocean front.

Taiwan and China are facing off over Hong Kong (Image: via Pixabay)

After China implemented a stringent national security law in Hong Kong, it has faced strong criticism from various world governments. The law essentially ends the democratic nature of Hong Kong, allowing Chinese authorities to track and punish people with no regard for the rule of law. Taiwan has come out in support of Hongkongers. announcing a humanitarian aid program for those who wish to flee the city. This has rattled Beijing, which warned Taiwan against sheltering so-called “rioters.”