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Taiwan Accuses China of Bullying Beauty Pageant Contestant

Kao Man-jung in Penang on Sept. 13.

Kao Man-jung in Penang on Sept. 13.

Photographer: Karen Yu

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Taiwan accused China of acting like a bully after a beauty pageant contestant from the island was prevented from appearing at an event in Malaysia.

Kao Man-jung, Taiwan’s Miss Asia Global contender, can be seen crying in a video clip from the World Congress on Innovation & Technology in Penang that was posted online by former Democratic Progressive Party lawmaker Karen Yu.