China's Vice President Wang Qishan with Dominican Republic Foreign Minister Miguel Vargas. Photo: AFP 

Why China hopes Taiwan’s loss of support from Dominican Republic will give the US pause

Caribbean nation’s switch seen as sign that Beijing will use diplomatic pressure to tighten squeeze on ‘breakaway’ island if Washington gets too close

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China's Vice President Wang Qishan with Dominican Republic Foreign Minister Miguel Vargas. Photo: AFP 
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