Tag Archives: Tsai Ing-wen

  • Taiwan president rejects Beijing rule; China says ‘reunification’ inevitable

    Taiwan cannot accept becoming part of China under its “one country, two systems” offer, President Tsai Ing-wen said on Wednesday, strongly rejecting China’s sovereignty claims and likely setting the stage for an ever worsening of ties. ...

  • US criticizes WHO for ignoring Taiwan virus warnings

    The United States on Thursday accused the World Health Organization of putting politics first by ignoring early coronavirus warnings by Taiwan, which voiced outrage over criticism from the UN body's chief. ...

  • Dalai Lama congratulates Taiwanese President on re-election

    Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama congratulated Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen on her landslide re-election victory on Saturday, hoping she would make further strides in bringing peace and prosperity to the people of Taiwan. ...

  • Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen wins reelection in blow to China

    Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen declared a landslide victory in Saturday's election as voters delivered a stunning rebuke of Beijing's campaign to isolate the self-ruled island and handed its first female leader a second term. ...

  • Xi Jinping’s tough talk on Taiwan unification backfires, as Tsai Ing-wen’s support surges

    Chinese President Xi Jinping sought to push Taiwanese closer to unification with a new year speech mixing carrots and sticks. ...

  • Taiwan president calls for international support to defend democracy

    Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen called on Saturday for international support to defend the self-ruled island’s democracy and way of life in the face of renewed threats from China. ...

  • China says Trump’s Taiwan comments cause ‘serious concern’

    China said Monday that it had "serious concern" about President-elect Donald Trump's most recent comments about Taiwan, and warned that any changes to how America deals with the self-governi ...

  • Taiwan swears in Tsai Ing-wen as first female president

    Taiwan's new president Tsai Ing-wen called for "positive dialogue" with China in her much-anticipated inauguration speech Friday, striking a conciliatory tone in the face of an increasingly hostile Beijing. ...