Taipei’s elections in January could influence the tone of cross-strait relations. Photo: EPA-EFE

Beijing extends sweeteners for Taiwanese weeks before Taipei election

  • Latest measures grant island’s people and enterprises more equal treatment with their mainland counterparts
  • Package in March last year was dismissed by Taiwan’s Mainland Affairs Council as an attempt to buy political support
Topic |   Taiwan

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Taipei’s elections in January could influence the tone of cross-strait relations. Photo: EPA-EFE
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Legislation that would allow the US to take action against countries that help isolate Taiwan has moved to full House of Representatives vote. Photo: Reuters

US bill to protect Taiwan from Chinese diplomatic pressure wins congressional committee approval

  • Taiwan allies bill will move on to full House of Representatives
  • Anti-China position is now mainstream in US Congress, says Taipei academic
Topic |   US-China relations

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Legislation that would allow the US to take action against countries that help isolate Taiwan has moved to full House of Representatives vote. Photo: Reuters
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