Taiwan is offering overseas tourists an opportunity to stay at the presidential office building in Taipei in a response to Beijing’s ban on solo mainland Chinese visitors. Photo: Shutterstock

Taiwan gives tourists chance to win overnight stay at presidential office in Taipei

  • President Tsai Ing-wen’s spokesman says offer is ‘first of its kind in the world’
  • Competition comes after Beijing bans visits to island by solo mainland tourists
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Taiwan is offering overseas tourists an opportunity to stay at the presidential office building in Taipei in a response to Beijing’s ban on solo mainland Chinese visitors. Photo: Shutterstock
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Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen. Photo: Reuters

Explained: how Taiwan’s Pacific allies are being wooed by mainland China

  • A third of Taiwan’s remaining diplomatic allies will meet at the Pacific Islands Forum this week
  • While the question of allegiance divides the group, analysts say leaders are more likely to focus on issues that unite them, like climate change
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Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen. Photo: Reuters
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