Prague mayor Zdenek Hrib shakes hand with his Taipei counterpart, Ko Wen-je, in the Old Town Square in Prague on Monday. Photo: AFP Prague mayor Zdenek Hrib shakes hand with his Taipei counterpart, Ko Wen-je, in the Old Town Square in Prague on Monday. Photo: AFP
Prague mayor Zdenek Hrib shakes hand with his Taipei counterpart, Ko Wen-je, in the Old Town Square in Prague on Monday. Photo: AFP

Taipei wins over Prague but Taiwan may face bigger Beijing battle

  • The Czech capital has abandoned its Chinese counterpart for a sister-city agreement with Taipei
  • But Beijing might increase pressure on all fronts to send a message to the island’s newly re-elected president, observers say

Topic |   Taiwan
Prague mayor Zdenek Hrib shakes hand with his Taipei counterpart, Ko Wen-je, in the Old Town Square in Prague on Monday. Photo: AFP Prague mayor Zdenek Hrib shakes hand with his Taipei counterpart, Ko Wen-je, in the Old Town Square in Prague on Monday. Photo: AFP
Prague mayor Zdenek Hrib shakes hand with his Taipei counterpart, Ko Wen-je, in the Old Town Square in Prague on Monday. Photo: AFP
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