Renmin University researcher Li Yi was expelled from Taiwan on Friday morning. Photo: CNA

Taiwan deports mainland Chinese scholar Li Yi over planned pro-unification speech

  • Academic was due to speak at a forum organised by the Chinese Unity Promotion Party, which officials say would have violated his tourist permit
  • He has been banned from visiting the island in the future
Topic |   Taiwan

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Renmin University researcher Li Yi was expelled from Taiwan on Friday morning. Photo: CNA
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Former House speaker Paul Ryan will lead a 26-member delegation to Taiwan in a show of support for the self-ruled island on the 40th anniversary of the Taiwan Relations Act. Photo: AP

Paul Ryan heads for Taipei to mark 40 years of informal US-Taiwan relations

  • Former US House speaker will lead large delegation in show of support for self-ruled island on key anniversary of Taiwan Relations Act
  • Relations between Washington and Taipei have grown closer since US President Donald Trump took office in 2016
Topic |   US-China relations

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Former House speaker Paul Ryan will lead a 26-member delegation to Taiwan in a show of support for the self-ruled island on the 40th anniversary of the Taiwan Relations Act. Photo: AP
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