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Tsai Ing-wen: President of R.O.C (Taiwan)
Tsai Ing-wen is a Taiwanese politician and academic serving as the seventh President of the Republic of China, since 2016. A member of the Democratic Progressive Party, Tsai is the first female president of Taiwan. She has served as Chair of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) since 2020, and previously from 2008 to 2012 and 2014 to 2018.

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U.S. health chief offers Taiwan 'strong' support [Video]

U.S. health chief offers Taiwan 'strong' support

U.S. Health Secretary Alex Azar offered President Donald Trump's strong support for democratic Taiwan on Monday, telling President Tsai Ing-wen that her government's response to the coronavirus..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:45Published
U.S. health chief visits Taiwan, defying China [Video]

U.S. health chief visits Taiwan, defying China

The visit marks the highest-level U.S. government outreach to the territory claimed by China since 1979. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:26Published
Top U.S. official's visit to Taiwan may anger China [Video]

Top U.S. official's visit to Taiwan may anger China

U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Alex Azar will visit Taiwan in the coming days, his office said on Tuesday, marking the highest-level visit by a U.S. official in four decades -- a move..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 01:32Published

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Taiwan president praises 'heroic' pilots who intercepted Chinese jets

taiwan president praises 'heroic' pilots who intercepted chinese jets
By Yimou Lee PENGHU, Taiwan (Reuters) - Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen praised on Tuesday the "heroic performance" of air force pilots who have been intercepting Chinese jets that have approached the..
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Taiwan's Tsai emphasizes defense amid growing China threat

taiwan's tsai emphasizes defense amid growing china threat
TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Amid rising threats from China, Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen on Friday said the self-governing island was determined to strengthen its defenses. Speaking at the opening of a..
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US visit to Taiwan begins, adding to escalating China tensions

us visit to taiwan begins, adding to escalating china tensions
Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar is expected to meet Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen on Monday, threatening to further stoke tensions between the U.S. and China in the highest-ranking..
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Taiwan holds drills to beat back invasion amid China tensions

taiwan holds drills to beat back invasion amid china tensions
By Ann Wang TAICHUNG, Taiwan (Reuters) - Taiwan's air, sea and land forces conducted live-fire exercises simulating the repulsion of an invading force on Thursday, with President Tsai Ing-wen saying it..
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Taiwan president visits bookshop to show solidarity with Hong Kongers

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen on Friday visited a bookshop that has become a symbol of resistance to perceived Chinese encroachments on Hong Kong's liberties, vowing to give help to the city's citizens..
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Taiwan president pledges humanitarian relief for Hong Kongers

Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen on Wednesday pledged to draw up a plan to give humanitarian relief to people involved in pro-democracy protests in Taiwan's most concrete intervention since a renewal..
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BJP MPs 'attend' Taiwan event, irk China

Asking India to refrain from interfering in its "internal" affairs, the Chinese have taken umbrage at BJP MPs Meenakshi Lekhi and Rahul Kaswan's "virtual participation" in the swearing-in ceremony of..
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Taiwan considers revoking Hong Kong's special status on law fears

taiwan considers revoking hong kong's special status on law fears
TAIPEI: China's planned may prompt to revoke the special status it extends to , President Tsai Ing-wen said, a move that could anger and make it harder for Hong Kongers to visit and invest. China is..
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Taiwan promises 'necessary assistance' to Hong Kong's people

Taiwan will provide the people of Hong Kong with "necessary assistance", President Tsai Ing-wen said, after thousands in the Chinese ruled territory protested against Beijing's plans to impose new..
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Taiwan President Vows to Bolster Defense as China Steps up Military Threats

taiwan president vows to bolster defense as china steps up military threats
Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen vowed Wednesday to step up defense following a series of bigger-than-normal threats by her government’s longtime rival China. “While we work to bolster our defense..
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China says Pompeo's congratulations to Taiwan seriously damaged relations

China's foreign ministry said on Wednesday U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo seriously damaged the peace and stability of the Taiwan Strait and China-U.S. relations by making a congratulatory..
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Taiwan president rejects Beijing rule; China says 'reunification' inevitable

Taiwan cannot accept becoming part of China under its "one country, two systems" offer of autonomy , President Tsai Ing-wen said on Wednesday, strongly rejecting China's sovereignty claims and likely..
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Taiwan president rejects Chinese rule, calls for talks to coexist

Taiwan cannot accept becoming part of China under its "one country, two systems" offer of autonomy, President Tsai Ing-wen said on Wednesday, in a strong rejection of China's sovereignty claim, but..
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Taiwan president says wants talks with China, but not 'one country, two systems'

Taiwan wants dialogue with China but cannot accept its proposal for "one country, two systems", President Tsai Ing-wen said on Wednesday after being inagurated for her second and final term in office.
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U.S. praises Taiwan's coronavirus response, hails 'shared vision'

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday congratulated Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-Wen on her recent re-election, praised its response to the coronavirus crisis and called Taiwan, claimed by..
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After WHO setback, Taiwan president to press for global participation

Taiwan will strive to actively participate in global bodies despite its failure to attend this week's key World Health Organization (WHO) meeting, and will not accept being belittled by China,..
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U.S. sails warship near Taiwan a week ahead of presidential inauguration

The U.S. navy said on Thursday it had sailed a guided-missile destroyer through the sensitive Taiwan Strait, a week before Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen's inauguration for a second term in office amid..
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Taiwan shows solidarity as bookseller who fled Hong Kong opens shop

Taiwan's ruling party on Saturday showed support for a Hong Kong bookseller who fled to the democratic island amid fears of Chinese persecution, with President Tsai Ing-wen offering congratulations as..
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Taiwan airlines to get $1.6 billion help, more stimulus may be coming

Taiwan will help its hard-hit airline industry access T$50 billion ($1.6 billion) in financing, and does not rule out further economic stimulus to help during the coronavirus outbreak, President Tsai..
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Taiwan president says don't hoard, economic fundamentals good

Taiwan's economic fundamentals remain good and people should not hoard as the government can ensure stable supplies during the ongoing coronavirus crisis, President Tsai Ing-wen said on Thursday.
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Don't go abroad, Taiwan says as reports first double-digit rise in virus cases

don't go abroad, taiwan says as reports first double-digit rise in virus cases
TAIPEI (Reuters) - Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen asked people on Tuesday not to travel abroad to ensure the coronavirus is not brought back to the island, as the government announced its first..
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U.S. to 'redouble' efforts to ensure Taiwan's global participation, official says

The United States will "redouble" its efforts to ensure Taiwan's participation on the global stage, a senior U.S. official told President Tsai Ing-wen on Thursday, amid Chinese efforts to prevent the..
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Taiwan calls on China to share 'correct' virus information

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen called on China on Wednesday to share "correct" information about a new coronavirus and for the World Health Organisation (WHO) not to exclude Taiwan from collaboration on..
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Taiwan president complains to Pope Francis about Chinese pressure

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen has written to Pope Francis to complain about Chinese pressure on the island Beijing claims as its own, saying China seeks to threaten its democracy and freedom.
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U.S. warship transits Taiwan Strait less than week after election

A U.S. warship sailed through the Taiwan Strait on Thursday, the island's defence ministry said, less than a week after Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen won re-election by a landslide on a platform of..
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Taiwan president urges China to review policy after election win

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen urged China on Wednesday to review its policy towards the island, days after she won a landslide re-election victory, in a rebuke that could fuel further tensions with..
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China needs to show Taiwan respect, says president

Tsai Ing-wen tells the BBC that China needs to realise Taiwan is a successful independent democracy.
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Separatists will 'stink for 10,000 years', China says after Taiwan vote

separatists will 'stink for 10,000 years', china says after taiwan vote
BEIJING: Separatists will "leave a stink for 10,000 years", the Chinese government's top diplomat said on Monday, in Beijing's most strongly worded reaction yet to Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen's..
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China could flex military muscles to pressure Taiwan post-election

His policies rejected by Taiwan voters in a landslide re-election for President Tsai Ing-wen, Chinese President Xi Jinping will most likely continue to tighten the screws on the island, with state..
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Hong Kong protesters fete landslide election win for Taiwan's Tsai

Hong Kong's democracy protesters and politicians have hailed a sweeping election win by Taiwan's President Tsai Ing-wen as a fillip for their movement that puts further pressure on China.
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China says will not change position on Taiwan after landslide election

China will not change its position that Taiwan belongs to it, Beijing said on Sunday, after President Tsai Ing-wen won re-election and said she would not submit to China's threats, as state media..
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U.S. applauds Tsai's re-election as Taiwan president: Pompeo

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo congratulated Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen on her re-election on Saturday and lauded her for seeking stability with China "in the face of unrelenting pressure."
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U.S. applauds Taiwan president re-election: Pompeo

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday said the United States congratulated Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen on her re-election and lauded her for seeking stability with China "in the face of..
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Taiwan president wins landslide victory in stark rebuke to China

Taiwanese re-elected President Tsai Ing-wen by a landslide on Saturday, a stern rebuke to China which has tried both military threats and economic inducements to get the island to accept its rule, and..
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