Beijing warns Taiwan after Tsai wins presidency

Jan 17, 2016

Beijing warns Taiwan after Tsai wins presidency

Taiwan’s China-skeptic opposition leader Tsai Ing-wen won a landslide victory to become the island’s first female president Saturday, eliciting a warning from Beijing against any move toward independence. Fireworks lit up the sky at the headquarters of Tsai’s Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) as thousands ...

Jan 16, 2016

Key facts about Taiwan's relationship with China

Taiwan went to the polls on Saturday to elect a new president and parliament. China, which considers Taiwan part of its territory, will be watching the outcome closely. Following are key facts on ties between Taiwan and China: Politics China has claimed self-ruled Taiwan ...

Taiwanese voters bank on new leader to spur economy

Jan 10, 2016

Taiwanese voters bank on new leader to spur economy

Taiwan’s voters, angry at low salaries and unaffordable housing, are set to elect a new president — but the island’s flagging fortunes and a slowdown in China mean the winner will have a mountain to climb. Tsai Ing-wen of the main opposition Beijing-skeptic Democratic ...