Taiwanese Legislative Speaker Meets with Student Protesters

Taiwanese legislative speaker Wang Jin-pyng visited the student-occupied Legislative Yuan building on Sunday (April 6) to discuss trade pact review options with protesters, local media reported. The chaotic sit-in to protest against a trade deal with China has shut down Taiwan's parliament and exposed deep divisions over the island's identity after seven decades of living apart from its vast, undemocratic rival across the strait.

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