China woos Taiwan ahead of January poll

Asia Pacific / Politics Dec 28, 2019

China woos Taiwan ahead of January poll

In another attempt by Beijing to show goodwill to Taiwan ahead of elections there on Jan. 11, China's largely rubber-stamp parliament on Saturday revised a law to simplify investment procedures for Taiwanese companies. China is Taiwan's favorite investment destination. Taiwanese companies have invested more than ...

China meddling allegations roil Taiwan election campaign

Asia Pacific / Politics Nov 25, 2019

China meddling allegations roil Taiwan election campaign

New allegations Beijing tried to infiltrate Taiwan's democracy roiled election campaigning on the island this weekend, with President Tsai Ing-wen's main opponent vowing to drop out if he had taken money from China's Communist Party. A Chinese defector, named as Wang "William" Liqiang by Australian ...