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Heavier penalties for spies in Taiwan

Lawmakers in Taiwan voted on Tuesday to amend existing laws to enforce heavier penalties against anyone – locals, Hongkongers or mainland residents – who leak state secrets or spy for Beijing. Previous anti-espionage legislation only targeted Taiwan residents, so the loophole had to be plugged to ensure that people from the mainland, Hong Kong or […]