Democratic Progressive Party presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen (left) and running mate William Lai Ching‑te (right) join supporters at an election rally in Taipei last month. Photo: AP Democratic Progressive Party presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen (left) and running mate William Lai Ching‑te (right) join supporters at an election rally in Taipei last month. Photo: AP
Democratic Progressive Party presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen (left) and running mate William Lai Ching‑te (right) join supporters at an election rally in Taipei last month. Photo: AP

Will Donald Trump meet Taiwan’s next vice-president on private trip to Washington?

  • Pro-independence advocate William Lai is expected to attend a prayer breakfast, raising possibility of meeting with the US president
  • Visit is most high-profile call in US from Taiwanese politician in decades

Topic |   Taiwan
Democratic Progressive Party presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen (left) and running mate William Lai Ching‑te (right) join supporters at an election rally in Taipei last month. Photo: AP Democratic Progressive Party presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen (left) and running mate William Lai Ching‑te (right) join supporters at an election rally in Taipei last month. Photo: AP
Democratic Progressive Party presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen (left) and running mate William Lai Ching‑te (right) join supporters at an election rally in Taipei last month. Photo: AP
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