Taiwan’s Minister of Health and Welfare Chen Shih-chung displays a QR code promoting ‘The Taiwan Model for Combating Covid-19’. Photo: EPA Taiwan’s Minister of Health and Welfare Chen Shih-chung displays a QR code promoting ‘The Taiwan Model for Combating Covid-19’. Photo: EPA
Taiwan’s Minister of Health and Welfare Chen Shih-chung displays a QR code promoting ‘The Taiwan Model for Combating Covid-19’. Photo: EPA

US push for Taiwan WHO observer status seen falling flat in Southeast Asia

  • Diplomatic observers said that the sway China holds over many economies in the region would preclude them offering their support to the US-led effort
  • The way US President Donald Trump’s administration has framed the issue as one of its many proxy battles with Beijing is also likely to put countries off

Topic |   United States
Taiwan’s Minister of Health and Welfare Chen Shih-chung displays a QR code promoting ‘The Taiwan Model for Combating Covid-19’. Photo: EPA Taiwan’s Minister of Health and Welfare Chen Shih-chung displays a QR code promoting ‘The Taiwan Model for Combating Covid-19’. Photo: EPA
Taiwan’s Minister of Health and Welfare Chen Shih-chung displays a QR code promoting ‘The Taiwan Model for Combating Covid-19’. Photo: EPA
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