Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen speaks on the phone with US president-elect Donald Trump from her office in Taipei on December 3. The call angered China and Tsai’s planned transit through the United States on her way to Latin America is expected to heighten tension. Photo: Reuters

Taiwan president Tsai’s transit through US expected to anger China

Stopover expected to ratchet up tension following call to US president-elect

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Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen speaks on the phone with US president-elect Donald Trump from her office in Taipei on December 3. The call angered China and Tsai’s planned transit through the United States on her way to Latin America is expected to heighten tension. Photo: Reuters
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