Ex-Taiwan President Calls Blocked Hong Kong Trip ‘Curious’

  • Ma addresses press group by video after Tsai denies visit
  • Urges compromise on mainland ties, South China Sea resources

Tsai Ing-wen and Ma Ying-jeou.

Source: Taipei Photojournalists Association/Pool via Bloomberg

Former Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou, barred from traveling to Hong Kong to address a journalists’ group, opened a video message to the gathering with a dig at his successor’s claim that security concerns necessitated the move.

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