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Taiwan Election Hits the Homestretch with Angry Accusations and Calls for Unity

Taiwan’s presidential election entered its final day of campaigning with a mixture of angry allegations, calls for unity, and international tensions. Incumbent President Tsai Ing-wen of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) remains heavily favored to win, but Tsai herself advised supporters to “come together and never underestimate our rival,” meaning Kuomintang (KMT) candidate Han Kuo-yu.

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - JANUARY 10: Taiwan's current president and Democratic Progressive Party presidential candidate, Tsai Ing-wen, speaks during a rally ahead of Saturday's presidential election on January 10, 2020 in Taipei, Taiwan. Taiwan will go to the polls on Saturday after a campaign in which fake news and the looming …

One Million People Attend Hong Kong New Year’s Day Protest

Protesters in Hong Kong sent a message on Wednesday that they did not intend for their pro-democracy movement to die down in 2020, starting the year attracting one million to an assembly that concluded with police violently cracking down, arresting hundreds, and pepper-spraying a lawmaker in the face.

TOPSHOT - People take part in a pro-democracy march in Hong Kong on January 1, 2020. - Tens of thousands of protesters marched in Hong Kong during a massive pro-democracy rally on New Year's Day, looking to carry the momentum of their movement into 2020. (Photo by ISAAC LAWRENCE / …

Seven People Poised to Shape History in 2020

As the sun sets on another year, those who left their mark on 2019 prepare for a new decade – one that will likely face unprecedented political, economic, and moral challenges to the free world. With 2019 came a growing

Joshua Wong, Mihrigul Tursun, Jeanine Áñez, and Tsai Ing-wen