Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen on Thursday, ahead of her trip to visit Taiwan allies in the Pacific. Photo: Reuters

China calls on US to keep Taiwan president from stopping in Hawaii

  • Tsai Ing-wen begins trip to Pacific diplomatic allies Palau, Nauru and Marshall Islands
  • Beijing reiterates its opposition to US transit accommodation that might ‘send any wrong signals’
Topic |   US-China relations

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Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen on Thursday, ahead of her trip to visit Taiwan allies in the Pacific. Photo: Reuters
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The Solomon Islands election is expected to be followed by weeks of coalition-building. Photo: Reuters

Taiwan’s ties to Pacific allies at stake in Solomon Islands election

  • President Tsai Ing-wen touring the region to deepen relations as elections approach in four of the six Pacific island nations aligned with Taipei
  • Several Solomons politicians question the benefits of retaining ties
Topic |   Taiwan

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The Solomon Islands election is expected to be followed by weeks of coalition-building. Photo: Reuters
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