Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen during a visit to Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Photo: EPA-EFE
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Tsai Ing-wen should focus on improving relations with Beijing

  • There is more than symbolism in Taiwan losing seven allies since the independence-leaning president took office in 2016

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Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen during a visit to Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Photo: EPA-EFE
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Taiwan has lost two of its Pacific nation allies in the same week. Photo: EPA

Taipei down to 15 allies as Kiribati announces switch of diplomatic ties to Beijing

  • Taipei recalls staff from embassy and joint projects in the Pacific nation
  • Taiwanese foreign minister says Kiribati president has highly unrealistic expectations about Beijing
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Taiwan has lost two of its Pacific nation allies in the same week. Photo: EPA
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