Soldiers hoist Taiwan's flag in Taipei. Beijing regards the island as a renegade province that must eventually be reunited with the mainland. Photo: EPA-EFE

Taiwan warns that freezing it out of annual World Health Organisation summit could backfire ahead of Tokyo Olympics

  • Health minister Chen Shih-chung says excluding island from World Health Assembly could undermine attempts to control infectious diseases
  • Exclusion from summit follows pressure from mainland China, which regards Taiwan as a renegade province
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Soldiers hoist Taiwan's flag in Taipei. Beijing regards the island as a renegade province that must eventually be reunited with the mainland. Photo: EPA-EFE
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