Palau President Surangel Whipps. Photo: AP Palau President Surangel Whipps. Photo: AP
Palau President Surangel Whipps. Photo: AP
Pacific nations

Palau president vows to resist Beijing pressure to ditch Taiwan

  • The Pacific nation still recognises Taiwan over China, something Surangel Whipps is adamant will not change under his watch despite Beijing’s demand
  • The president said he is keen to see more US military bases in Palau as Washington tries to shore up alliances in the region to counter China’s clout

Topic |   Pacific nations
Palau President Surangel Whipps. Photo: AP Palau President Surangel Whipps. Photo: AP
Palau President Surangel Whipps. Photo: AP
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