Tag: Tsai Ing-wen
Tsai Ing-wen vows to protect island’s sovereignty ahead of polls.
CCTV images show road tumbling onto at least three fishing boats.
Mainland Affairs Council believes Beijing ‘trying to find excuses’ for its military expansion.
Taiwan now has formal relations with only 16 countries worldwide and would immediately close down its embassy in the Solomon Islands.
Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen voiced support for granting asylum to some Hong Kong protesters, with the semi-autonomous financial hub in the midst of an unprecedented political crisis.
The number of people moving to Taiwan from Hong Kong has risen rapidly, fuelled in recent months by anti-government protests that have swept the former British colony.
President Tsai's statement follows a Reuters report of a Beijing-backed media campaign in Taiwan.
Seeking a second term, Tsai Ing-wen will face Kuomintang nominee Han Kuo-yu, who advocates closer ties with China, in the election on Jan 11.
China's military conducts air and naval drills in its most sensitive region facing Taiwan following the latter arms sales from the US.
The Taiwanese and Haitian leaders are discussing possible cooperation in the education and infrastructure fields, without providing specific details.
Xi Jinping had previously stated that force will not be ruled out in taking Taiwan back and unification is ultimately 'inevitable'.
Tsai Ing-wen is 'confident' about her reelection prospects, despite calls from some senior DPP members asking her not to stand again in early 2020.
Tsai will appoint Su Tseng-chang, the former chairman of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) for two terms, which also would be followed by new ministerial appointments.
The DPP announced it had chosen Cho Jung-tai, a moderate consensus candidate backed by major party figures.
Analysts say the vote for the new party head will set the tone for the run-up to next year's presidential election.
Presiden China, Xi Jinping berkata, tiada sesiapa yang boleh menafikan hakikat bahawa Taiwan adalah sebahagian daripada China.
Tsai's DPP, which went into the election with 13 seats, won only six and lost its traditional Kaohsiung city stronghold for the first time in 20 years.
President Tsai on Thursday urged governments around the world to beware of Chinese efforts to influence global public opinion by spreading disinformation via the Internet.
Chinese President Xi Jinping is likely to use the Africa summit to offer a generous new round of aid and loans to the continent.
Tensions with Beijing have worsened under Tsai because she refuses to acknowledge that Taiwan is part of "one China".
Taiwan is China's most sensitive territorial issue and Beijing, which considers it a wayward province, has become increasingly critical of how businesses refer to the self-ruled, democratic island.
China views Taiwan as part of its own territory, to be reunified by force if necessary, and is always swift to condemn any move interpreted as de facto diplomatic recognition of the government in Taipei.
Tsai Ing-wen says they only need to be firm.
In Taiwan, the presidential calligrapher holds an important position.
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