Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen is pictured during her visit to Honolulu on Wednesday. Photo: Kyodo

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen warns of ‘Hong Kong example’ on Hawaii stopover as she vows to boost military

  • China’s actions ‘underscore the need for Taiwan to increase our self-defence’, Tsai Ing-wen said
  • Hong Kong’s ‘deeply concerning’ situation shows that ‘democracy is inherently incompatible with the Chinese regime’, she said
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Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen is pictured during her visit to Honolulu on Wednesday. Photo: Kyodo
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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

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
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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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