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Official serving Taiwan’s Kinmen Island wants to more than double the population with an influx of mainland Chinese property buyers

1 month ago
Sky Canaves
he island of 130,000 sits just a mile from mainland China, and its deputy magistrate, Wu Cheng Dian, supports closer ties in the form of property-ownership rights, the construction of a bridge and allowing the Chinese yuan to be used on the island.
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.

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