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Taiwan plots independence as Chinese military drill starts

Taiwanese Premier William Lai has invited further criticism from China by outlining a three-part roadmap for the island’s full independence, declaring his plan to be “pragmatic and achievable”. It is the second time in two weeks that Lai has given his unequivocal support for a breakaway from China; on April 3 he was labeled “presumptuous and […]