Legislation that would allow the US to take action against countries that help isolate Taiwan has moved to full House of Representatives vote. Photo: Reuters

US bill to protect Taiwan from Chinese diplomatic pressure wins congressional committee approval

  • Taiwan allies bill will move on to full House of Representatives
  • Anti-China position is now mainstream in US Congress, says Taipei academic
Topic |   US-China relations

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Legislation that would allow the US to take action against countries that help isolate Taiwan has moved to full House of Representatives vote. Photo: Reuters
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Supporters of the opposition KMT at a rally in Taipei in June. Photo: AFP

Taiwan charges pro-Beijing politicians with accepting funds from Chinese mainland

  • Zhang Xiuye and Chou Ching-chun charged with receiving around US$62,000 in donations from mainland as authorities seek to clamp down on efforts to influence next year’s presidential election
  • Chinese Democratic Progressive Party duo deny wrongdoing during unsuccessful bids to win seats on Taipei city council and say they did not realise they needed to declare the money
Topic |   Taiwan elections 2020

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Supporters of the opposition KMT at a rally in Taipei in June. Photo: AFP
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