Beijing tightens screws on Taiwan's new president

May 8, 2016

Beijing tightens screws on Taiwan's new president

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When Tsai Ing-wen becomes Taiwan’s president later this month, she will end a period of unprecedented rapprochement with rival Beijing — and China is already ramping up the pressure on her new government. Tsai’s Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) is traditionally pro-independence and refuses to ...