Taiwanese leader Tsai Ing-wen speaks with US president-elect Donald Trump in her office in Taipei on December 2, 2016. The call infuriated Beijing. Photo: EPA

After controversial phone call with Taiwan’s leader, Donald Trump was ‘urged to show restraint’

  • White House adviser Michael Pillsbury says he was criticised for his suggestions by China hawks
  • Trump ‘probably has closer relations with a Chinese leader than any other US president’
Topic |   US-China relations

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Taiwanese leader Tsai Ing-wen speaks with US president-elect Donald Trump in her office in Taipei on December 2, 2016. The call infuriated Beijing. Photo: EPA
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Renmin University researcher Li Yi was expelled from Taiwan on Friday morning. Photo: CNA

Taiwan deports mainland Chinese scholar Li Yi over planned pro-unification speech

  • Academic was due to speak at a forum organised by the Chinese Unity Promotion Party, which officials say would have violated his tourist permit
  • He has been banned from visiting the island in the future
Topic |   Taiwan

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Renmin University researcher Li Yi was expelled from Taiwan on Friday morning. Photo: CNA
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