Tsai Ing-wen

The value of the United States’ relationship with Taiwan

Regarding Josh Rogin’s Sept. 7 Friday Opinion essay, “Trump is abandoning Taiwan”:<p>The United States has a large interest in helping Taiwan because of its strategic position in the island chain bracketing China’s east coast. By increasing the deterrent value of Taiwan’s defenses and those of our …

Opinion

Will More Latin American Countries Follow El Salvador and Recognize China Over Taiwan?

El Salvador’s decision last month to cut diplomatic ties with Taiwan and establish relations with China came as a blow to Taiwanese President Tsai …

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Taiwan risks Beijing's wrath with Olympics referendum

Taiwanese campaigners Monday submitted hundreds of thousands of signatures asking for the island to compete as "Taiwan" and not "Chinese Taipei" in …

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Can a defiant Taiwan hang on to its allies – and sovereignty – as Beijing puts on the diplomatic squeeze?

A Herculean task it may be as Beijing ramps up its diplomatic squeeze play, but Taiwan must do all it can to retain its 17 remaining allies or risk …

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Tsai Ing-wen calls for ‘normalisation’ of arms sales as Taiwan, US seek closer military ties

Taiwan and the United States are seeking to boost their military ties, with the self-ruled island’s President Tsai Ing-wen calling for …

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After El Salvador ditches Taiwan, US accuses China of interference, seeking ‘domination’

In the wake of El Salvador switching sides, ditching Taipei for Beijing, the Trump administration has issued its harshest statement yet regarding …

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Taiwan and the US working together to anger China

TAIWAN’S not had an easy ride of it of late. Under mounting pressure from Beijing, the self-ruled island is struggling to maintain its dwindling …

China

Taiwan marks 60 years since China attack

Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen called for unity and vowed not to bow to pressure from Beijing yesterday as the island marked the 60th anniversary of …

China

U.S. senator plans measure to help Taiwan keep its allies

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A leading U.S. Republican senator said Thursday he is preparing legislation to discourage Taiwan's few remaining allies from switching their allegiance to China, after El Salvador became the third country this year to move toward Beijing.<p>Senator Cory Gardner, chairman of the …

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Taiwan president says China is aiming to use pressure to affect elections

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen said on Wednesday China was exerting pressure on the island in an attempt to influence its politics, including upcoming local elections.<p>“China’s pressure towards Taiwan will not stop ahead of the elections,” Tsai said in a statement, adding that …

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China expects to wean away Taiwan's last Africa ally soon

BEIJING/TAIPEI: China expects self-ruled Taiwan's last diplomatic ally in Africa, the Kingdom of eSwatini, will switch to Beijing soon, a senior …

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Taiwan’s president had fun in the US. But she’s running out of allies

POLITICS<p>Taiwan’s president had fun in the US. But she’s running out of allies<p>Photo: Shutterstock<p>Photo: Shutterstock<p>Kinling Lo<p>Taiwanese President Tsai …

El Salvador

El Salvador chooses China over Taiwan

Tsai Ing-wen warned against China's' increasingly out-of-control international behaviour' as the central American nation became the third country to …

China

China expects Taiwan's last Africa ally will switch to Beijing soon

Taiwan, which China claims as a wayward province with no right to state-to-state relations, now has formal ties with only 17 countries, many of them small, less developed nations in Central America and the Pacific, including Belize and Nauru.<p>Taiwan vowed on Tuesday to fight China's "increasingly …

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Taiwan Loses Diplomatic Partner El Salvador to China

China’s leaders want Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen shunned for resisting appeals for reunification between the island and mainland<p>BEIJING—China established formal relations with El Salvador, wresting away yet another country from Taiwan’s diminishing pool of diplomatic partners as part of an …

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El Salvador Severs Ties With Taiwan To Become Allies With China

This is the third country to break relations with Taiwan in the past few months.<p>El Salvador has cut diplomatic ties with Taiwan to become allies with …

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BREAKING: El Salvador severs ties with Taiwan, as more allies switch recognition to Beijing | Hong Kong Free Press HKFP

El Salvador has severed its ties with Taiwan, switching diplomatic recognition to Beijing, according to Taiwan’s foreign minister Joseph Wu.<p>“The …

China

Taiwan 'won't bow to pressure', president says amid China tensions

TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen said on Monday the self-ruled island would not bow to pressure after her high-profile trip to Latin America, including stops in the United States, which drew criticism from China.<p>China, which claims Taiwan as its territory, has ramped up military and …

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United States ‘plays Taiwan card’ with Tsai Ing-wen’s trip to NASA's mission control center

<i>This story is being published by POLITICO as part of a content partnership with the South China Morning Post. It originally appeared on scmp.com on Aug. 20, 2018.</i><p>Beijing protested to Washington on Monday over Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen’s tour of NASA’s mission control complex during a …

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Taiwan's president visits Nasa space centre, in a move likely to anger Beijing

Tsai Ing-wen, the Taiwanese president visited Nasa’s space centre in Houston on Sunday, in a move that indicates deepening ties between Taipei and Washington, but which is expected to infuriate Beijing.<p>The trip to the Johnson Space Centre in Texas marks the first time a sitting leader from the …

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Shares of 85 Cafe plunge, after its reception of pro-independence leader Tsai Ing-wen triggers boycott

Shares of the parent company of the Taiwan-based chain 85 Degrees Celsius Bakery Café (85 Cafe) has plunged after the store's welcome of …

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China protests to US over stopover by Taiwan’s president

China says it has protested to the United States over a stopover by Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen during which she toured the National Aeronautics …

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85C cafe's one cuppa stirs up 'one China' row

August 19, 2018 5:00 AM<br>Trouble seems to be brewing over a cup of coffee at a bakery cafe.

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Impact of Cross-Strait tensions

There has been an appreciable increase in Cross-Strait tensions between the People's Republic of China (PRC) and Taiwan in recent months. The "trade …

China

Taiwan improves missiles to counter China military expansion

Updated: August 18, 2018 08:16 IST<p>In this April 13, 2018, file photo, released by Military News Agency, Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen, second from …

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Bakery disappears from Chinese delivery apps after Taiwanese leader receives gift in store

Search for a major Taiwanese bakery chain on China’s biggest food delivery apps and you won’t find it anymore. 85˚C has over 600 stores in China, but …

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Cup of Coffee Costs $120 Million for Firm Facing China Backlash

Gourmet Master Co. stock plunged as the cafe operator got caught in crossfire with China over Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen’s visit to an outlet in …

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Taiwan cafe chain visited by Taiwan's president vanishes from Chinese food platforms | Hong Kong Free Press HKFP

A Taiwan coffee chain that faces pressure in China after serving the island’s president has disappeared from Chinese meal-ordering platforms, as …

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Taiwan's president lauds Belize amid dwindling support

BELMOPAN (Reuters) - Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-Wen thanked the government of Belize on Friday for backing Taiwan's claim to independence from China for 29 years.<p>Before a joint session of Congress and Prime Minister Dean Barrow, Tsai said, "At a time of great political pressure against Taiwan's …

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Taiwan President's cup of coffee leads to a $165 million share plunge

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen's visit to a Los Angeles cafe has been costly for Gourmet Master Co.

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