Controversy surrounds Taiwanese legislator-at-large candidate Xu Chunying, with rumors circulating that she was a former Chinese Communist Party member.
Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese's four-day visit to China aims to discuss stabilizing bilateral trade relations, including the removal of remaining trade restrictions and China's bid to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership.
A Chinese Canadian scholar and historian, was fired from The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) after being denied a renewal of her work visa.
Violators will face fines ranging from NTD$100,000 to NTD$1 million for publishing, commenting, or reporting on pollster results within ten days before the presidential election. Politicians or their related parties will face double fines.
Despite China's efforts to prevent public mourning and potential social unrest, hundreds of people reportedly gathered near the cemetery to pay tribute to Li, reflecting discontent with President Xi Jinping's control.
The Kuomintang (KMT) and Taiwan People's Party (TPP) have announced their collaboration in an effort to stop the "one-party democratic rule" but they have been deadlocked on deciding the presidential candidate.