Tsai Ing-wen said coercion from Beijing had worsened since she became president in 2016. Photo: AP

Taiwan ‘at the front line of threats’ from Beijing, Tsai Ing-wen tells US think tanks

  • President says in video link that the United States ‘has played a crucial role’ to help the self-ruled island reject coercion from mainland China
  • Event was held ahead of 40th anniversary of Taiwan Relations Act
Topic |   Taiwan

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Tsai Ing-wen said coercion from Beijing had worsened since she became president in 2016. Photo: AP
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Taiwan’s leader, Tsai Ing-wen, faces an unprecedented primary challenge from former Tainan city mayor William Lai. Photo: Reuters

Taiwan’s former premier William Lai refuses to abandon challenge to President Tsai Ing-wen

  • Independence supporter insists the Democratic Progressive Party must be allowed to chose its nominee
  • Challenger promises Tsai ‘full support’ if she wins nomination for the 2020 presidential contest
Topic |   Tsai Ing-wen

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Taiwan’s leader, Tsai Ing-wen, faces an unprecedented primary challenge from former Tainan city mayor William Lai. Photo: Reuters
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