President Xi Jinping, right, and Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou, left, shake hands at their summit in Singapore in November. Photo: AP

Beijing’s deep economic embrace grows stifling

The mainland thought Taiwan would be swayed by a shower of economic gifts, but closer trade ties have aroused suspicion

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President Xi Jinping, right, and Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou, left, shake hands at their summit in Singapore in November. Photo: AP
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