Numbers point to magnitude of cross-strait connections

By Lee Hsin-Yin and S.C. Chang, CNA staff reporters

China has been using various tactics to ratchet up the pressure on Taiwan's government to oppose Taiwan independence and support eventual reunification.

The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) government under President Tsai Ing-wen (???) has tried to make Taiwan less dependent on China and resisted Beijing politically, but statistics show just how hard that is amid strong personal and economic ties that have built up over three decades.

Source: Focus Taiwan News Channel