The call was the first such contact with Taipei by a U.S. president-elect or president since President Jimmy Carter severed formal diplomatic tie with Taipei and adopted a one-China policy in 1979.
The 28-year-old returns to the track for the International Jockeys' Championship after recovering from his fall from Caga Force during the Class Two H. Moser CIE. Excellent Handicap at Sha Tin in October.
Rival fans hold simultaneous memorials for the Brazilian soccer team players killed in Monday's plane crash.
Nine Singaporean military vehicles were seized by Hong Kong customs on November 23rd.
The vehicles were shipped from Taiwan following the Project Starlight military exercise it held with Singapore.
Beijing has demanded Singapore abide by the One-China principle.