Tiananmen timeline: From reform hopes to brutal crackdown

Asia Pacific May 31, 2019

Tiananmen timeline: From reform hopes to brutal crackdown

Tuesday will mark 30 years since China bloodily suppressed pro-democracy demonstrations in and around central Beijing's Tiananmen Square, when Chinese troops opened fire on their own people. The event remains a taboo topic of discussion in China and will not be officially commemorated by the ...

Learn from us, Taiwan tells China on Tiananmen anniversary

Asia Pacific Jun 4, 2017

Learn from us, Taiwan tells China on Tiananmen anniversary

by J.R. Wu

Taiwan's president offered on Sunday to help China transition to democracy, on the anniversary of China's bloody crackdown on student-led pro-democracy protests in and around Beijing's Tiananmen Square. Tsai Ing-wen said that the biggest gap between Taiwan and China is democracy and freedom, needling Beijing ...