When Taiwan complained to Beijing last week about the deportation of 25 of its nationals from Cambodia to the mainland to face telecom fraud charges, China informed the new Tsai administration that the formal cross-straits communication channel had been block since May 20, the day President Tsai Ing-wen was sworn in. Photo: Reuters

Beijing cuts Ma-era cross-strait communication channel with Taiwan

Move seen as mainland ratcheting up pressure on government of Tsai Ing-wen to recognise 1992 consensus one-China principle

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When Taiwan complained to Beijing last week about the deportation of 25 of its nationals from Cambodia to the mainland to face telecom fraud charges, China informed the new Tsai administration that the formal cross-straits communication channel had been block since May 20, the day President Tsai Ing-wen was sworn in. Photo: Reuters
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