Panama establishes diplomatic ties with Beijing

June 13, 2017

Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Tuesday expressed "discontent and sorrow" over Monday's announcement by Panama's President Juan Carlos Varela that his country would switch diplomatic recogntion from Taiwan to China. 

(Photo: AFP)


He has all the reasons to be "sorrow". But "discontent"? Why? Does he mean the Panamanians don't have the right to make a choice? How childish! No wonder more countries are severing formal ties with these Taiwanese. It's no fun playing games with them.