Gulf Times - Tsai-Ing-wen
New Taiwan president urges China to drop historical baggage

New Taiwan president urges China to drop historical baggage

Taiwan's new president urged China to "drop the baggage of history" in an otherwise conciliatory inauguration speech that Beijing's Communist Party rulers had been watching for any move towards independence.

Taiwan’s new balancer-in-chief

Taiwan’s new balancer-in-chief

Even as many of the world’s electorates – most notably in the US – are tilting toward the extremes, voters in Taiwan have bucked the trend and chosen the middle road.