Asia’s Bastion of Free Speech? Move Aside, Hong Kong, It’s Taiwan Now.

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    Yes, ever since General Chiang Kai-shek's son decided that Taiwan (The Republic of China) should move toward democracy, that island has become a model of freedom of the press.

    It even surpasses Japan, where, I hear, the press knows its limits and keeps its place.

    Of course, China (The People's Republic of China) has no freedom of the press. So people, I hear, do not read the newspapers. Companies are forced to buy copies, which are then quickly thrown into the wastepaper basket.

    I suspect that some Hong Kongers wish that the British were still in charge. (Personally, I would rather be ruled well by "outsiders" than badly by "my own kind.")
     
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    You are seriously deluded if you ever thought Hong Kong was a bastion of free speech.
     
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