Rancid wrote:My guess is, the government itself wants to make itself more distinct from the mainland, so they are pushing things the mainland does not like. Even if the civilian population also does not like them.
They are also probably trying to signal to the west how "western" they are. In the event that the PRC decides to retake the island who else but the west will have the might to save them?
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