Tsai Ing-wen, Taiwan’s first female president. Her election victory came from a single domestic issue, the economy. Photo: AFP

To secure Taiwan’s economic future, Tsai needs to find a way for Taipei to join transpacific trade pact

Steven Keithley says it is easy to detail the benefits of the Trans-Pacific Partnership for the island, but achieving membership will be much more difficult, not least because of Beijing’s opposition

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Tsai Ing-wen, Taiwan’s first female president. Her election victory came from a single domestic issue, the economy. Photo: AFP
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