As Hong Kong Students held a sit-in solidarity with their compatriots Taiwan's Digital Minister laid the blame for the unrest where it belongs: With the PRC
Chinese students pay big money to study Down Under, but many come away without the cosmopolitan experience they were expecting.
Almost one million Taiwanese are still paying their student loans. The government has to allocate about about US$92.8 million of its annual budget to subsidize the interest on the loans. The financial challenge has become bigger for those students with debt who cannot find a job with sufficient salary. Students in many other nations are facing similar problems.