Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen looks on as then premier-designate William Lai speaks during a press conference in Taipei in September 2017. Lai has challenged Tsai for the DPP’s nomination to contest the 2020 presidential election. Photo: CNA
Zhang Baohui
Opinion

Opinion

Zhang Baohui

The US should rein in Taiwan’s latest presidential hopeful to prevent a cross-strait crisis

  • With former premier William Lai throwing his hat into Taiwan’s presidential race and espousing a distinctly anti-China agenda, cross-strait ties are heading for turbulence

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Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen looks on as then premier-designate William Lai speaks during a press conference in Taipei in September 2017. Lai has challenged Tsai for the DPP’s nomination to contest the 2020 presidential election. Photo: CNA
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