Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen is all smiles with Palau’s President Tommy Remengesau during her visit to three Pacific islands. Photo: EPA-EFE

Taiwan’s Tsai Ing-wen promises to help boost tourism in Palau on first leg of Pacific diplomacy tour

  • Leader says island’s carrier China Airways will add a fourth weekly flight to Palau to boost travel to remote microstate
  • Tsai also gifts a coastguard vessel which will be used to patrol a new conservation area
Topic |   Taiwan

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Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen is all smiles with Palau’s President Tommy Remengesau during her visit to three Pacific islands. Photo: EPA-EFE
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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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