Military honour guards lower the Taiwanese flag at Liberty Square in Taipei on Wednesday. The island will have a new president next month. Photo: Reuters Military honour guards lower the Taiwanese flag at Liberty Square in Taipei on Wednesday. The island will have a new president next month. Photo: Reuters
Military honour guards lower the Taiwanese flag at Liberty Square in Taipei on Wednesday. The island will have a new president next month. Photo: Reuters

Beijing seen as ramping up pressure on Taiwan ahead of new leadership change

Taipei has faced a rocky few weeks on the global stage in the lead-up to Tsai Ing-wen’s inauguration. Is the mainland trying to force her hand?

Military honour guards lower the Taiwanese flag at Liberty Square in Taipei on Wednesday. The island will have a new president next month. Photo: Reuters Military honour guards lower the Taiwanese flag at Liberty Square in Taipei on Wednesday. The island will have a new president next month. Photo: Reuters
Military honour guards lower the Taiwanese flag at Liberty Square in Taipei on Wednesday. The island will have a new president next month. Photo: Reuters
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