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Tsai and her Democratic Progressive Party won presidential and parliamentary elections by a landslide in January vowing to stand up to Beijing PositiveBEIJING China will attack Taiwan if there is no other way of stopping it from becoming independent one of the countrys most senior generals said on Friday a rhetorical escalation between China and the democratically ruled island Beijing claims as its own http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-china-taiwan-security/attack-on-taiwan-an-option-to-stop-independence-top-china-general-says-idUSKBN2350AD2020-05-29
Some say Tsais government is not moving fast enough NegativeTAIPEI Taiwan on Thursday promised to settle Hong Kongers who flee the Chineseruled city due to political reasons offering help from employment to counselling as China pushes new security legislation that has triggered fresh protests http://www.reuters.com/subjects/autos/article/us-hongkong-protests-taiwan/from-settlement-to-counselling-taiwan-promises-help-for-fleeing-hong-kongers-idUSKBN2340R82020-05-28
China believes Tsai to be a bent on declaring the islands formal independence NegativeTAIPEI Taiwan will provide the people of Hong Kong with necessary President Tsai Ingwen said after thousands in the Chinese ruled territory protested against Beijings plans to impose new national security laws http://www.reuters.com/finance/deals/article/us-hongkong-protests-taiwan/taiwan-promises-necessary-assistance-to-hong-kongs-people-idUSKBN23101T2020-05-25
In face of the changing situation the international community has proactively stretched out a helping hand to Hong Kongs Tsai wrote PositiveTAIPEI Taiwan will provide the people of Hong Kong with necessary President Tsai Ingwen said after thousands in the Chinese ruled territory protested against Beijings plans to impose new national security laws http://www.reuters.com/finance/deals/article/us-hongkong-protests-taiwan/taiwan-promises-necessary-assistance-to-hong-kongs-people-idUSKBN23101T2020-05-25
TAIPEI Taiwan will provide the people of Hong Kong with necessary President Tsai Ingwen said after thousands in the Chinese ruled territory protested against Beijings plans to impose new national security laws NegativeTAIPEI Taiwan will provide the people of Hong Kong with necessary President Tsai Ingwen said after thousands in the Chinese ruled territory protested against Beijings plans to impose new national security laws http://www.reuters.com/finance/deals/article/us-hongkong-protests-taiwan/taiwan-promises-necessary-assistance-to-hong-kongs-people-idUSKBN23101T2020-05-25
The Hong Kong protests have won widespread sympathy in Taiwan and the support for the protesters by Tsai and her administration have worsened already poor ties between Taipei and Beijing NegativeTAIPEI Taiwan will provide the people of Hong Kong with necessary President Tsai Ingwen said after thousands in the Chinese ruled territory protested against Beijings plans to impose new national security laws http://www.reuters.com/finance/deals/article/us-hongkong-protests-taiwan/taiwan-promises-necessary-assistance-to-hong-kongs-people-idUSKBN23101T2020-05-25
The small New Power Party also urged Tsais cabinet to establish a special task force to give tangible to Hong Kong people NegativeTAIPEI Taiwan will provide the people of Hong Kong with necessary President Tsai Ingwen said after thousands in the Chinese ruled territory protested against Beijings plans to impose new national security laws http://www.reuters.com/finance/deals/article/us-hongkong-protests-taiwan/taiwan-promises-necessary-assistance-to-hong-kongs-people-idUSKBN23101T2020-05-25
Tsai says Taiwan is already an independent country called the Republic of China its official name PositiveTAIPEI Taiwan will provide the people of Hong Kong with necessary President Tsai Ingwen said after thousands in the Chinese ruled territory protested against Beijings plans to impose new national security laws http://www.reuters.com/finance/deals/article/us-hongkong-protests-taiwan/taiwan-promises-necessary-assistance-to-hong-kongs-people-idUSKBN23101T2020-05-25
Writing on her Facebook page late on Sunday Tsai said the proposed legislation was a serious threat to Hong Kongs freedoms and judicial independence NegativeTAIPEI Taiwan will provide the people of Hong Kong with necessary President Tsai Ingwen said after thousands in the Chinese ruled territory protested against Beijings plans to impose new national security laws http://www.reuters.com/finance/deals/article/us-hongkong-protests-taiwan/taiwan-promises-necessary-assistance-to-hong-kongs-people-idUSKBN23101T2020-05-25
China believes Tsai is a separatist bent on Taiwans independence NegativeBEIJING China will encourage the people of Taiwan to join it in opposing the islands independence and promoting Chinas Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Friday a move likely to worsen Beijings poor relations with Taipei http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-china-parliament-taiwan/china-to-encourage-taiwans-people-to-promote-reunification-idUSKBN22Y06S2020-05-22
Tsai says Taiwan is already an independent country called the Republic of China its formal name NegativeBEIJING China will encourage the people of Taiwan to join it in opposing the islands independence and promoting Chinas Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Friday a move likely to worsen Beijings poor relations with Taipei http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-china-parliament-taiwan/china-to-encourage-taiwans-people-to-promote-reunification-idUSKBN22Y06S2020-05-22
Yao Chiawen a senior adviser to Tsai told Reuters the chance of talks with China were small given ongoing tensions NegativeTAIPEI Taiwan cannot accept becoming part of China under its one country two offer of autonomy President Tsai Ingwen said on Wednesday strongly rejecting Chinas sovereignty claims and likely setting the stage for an ever worsening of ties http://www.reuters.com/places/china/article/us-taiwan-president-inauguration/taiwan-president-rejects-beijing-rule-china-says-reunification-inevitable-idUSKBN22W08X2020-05-21
China has stepped up its military drills near Taiwan since Tsais reelection flying fighter jets into the islands air space and sailing warships around Taiwan NegativeTAIPEI Taiwan cannot accept becoming part of China under its one country two offer of autonomy President Tsai Ingwen said on Wednesday in a strong rejection of Chinas sovereignty claim but called for talks so that both sides could coexist http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-taiwan-president-inauguration/taiwan-president-rejects-chinese-rule-calls-for-talks-to-coexist-idUSKBN22W08X2020-05-20
In a speech after being sworn in for her second and final term in office Tsai said relations between Taiwan and China had reached an historical turning point PositiveTAIPEI Taiwan cannot accept becoming part of China under its one country two offer of autonomy President Tsai Ingwen said on Wednesday in a strong rejection of Chinas sovereignty claim but called for talks so that both sides could coexist http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-taiwan-president-inauguration/taiwan-president-rejects-chinese-rule-calls-for-talks-to-coexist-idUSKBN22W08X2020-05-20
Tsai said Taiwan has made the greatest effort to maintain peace and stability in the narrow Taiwan Strait that separates the democratic island from its autocratic neighbour China PositiveTAIPEI Taiwan cannot accept becoming part of China under its one country two offer of autonomy President Tsai Ingwen said on Wednesday in a strong rejection of Chinas sovereignty claim but called for talks so that both sides could coexist http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-taiwan-president-inauguration/taiwan-president-rejects-chinese-rule-calls-for-talks-to-coexist-idUSKBN22W08X2020-05-20
Tsai said that Taiwan will continue its fight to participate in international organisations and bolster ties with the United States Japan Europe and other likeminded PositiveTAIPEI Taiwan cannot accept becoming part of China under its one country two offer of autonomy President Tsai Ingwen said on Wednesday in a strong rejection of Chinas sovereignty claim but called for talks so that both sides could coexist http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-taiwan-president-inauguration/taiwan-president-rejects-chinese-rule-calls-for-talks-to-coexist-idUSKBN22W08X2020-05-20
We need to continue to take early action on economic relief and revitalisation and do whatever it takes to maintain stable economic Tsai said PositiveTAIPEI Taiwan cannot accept becoming part of China under its one country two offer of autonomy President Tsai Ingwen said on Wednesday in a strong rejection of Chinas sovereignty claim but called for talks so that both sides could coexist http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-taiwan-president-inauguration/taiwan-president-rejects-chinese-rule-calls-for-talks-to-coexist-idUSKBN22W08X2020-05-20
China considers Tsai to be a separatist an accusation she strongly denies NegativeTAIPEI The U.S. navy said on Thursday it had sailed a guidedmissile destroyer through the sensitive Taiwan Strait a week before Taiwan President Tsai Ingwens inauguration for a second term in office amid rising tension with China http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-taiwan-security-usa/u-s-sails-warship-near-taiwan-a-week-ahead-of-presidential-inauguration-idUSKBN22Q04R2020-05-15
TAIPEI The U.S. navy said on Thursday it had sailed a guidedmissile destroyer through the sensitive Taiwan Strait a week before Taiwan President Tsai Ingwens inauguration for a second term in office amid rising tension with China NegativeTAIPEI The U.S. navy said on Thursday it had sailed a guidedmissile destroyer through the sensitive Taiwan Strait a week before Taiwan President Tsai Ingwens inauguration for a second term in office amid rising tension with China http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-taiwan-security-usa/u-s-sails-warship-near-taiwan-a-week-ahead-of-presidential-inauguration-idUSKBN22Q04R2020-05-15
But China blocked further participation after the election of Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen who China views as a separatist charges she rejects NegativeTAIPEI Only Taiwans democraticallyelected government can represent its people on the world stage not China its foreign ministry said on Tuesday calling on the World Health Organization to cast Chinas control during the coronavirus pandemic http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-health-coronavirus-taiwan-who/taiwan-rebuffs-who-says-china-has-no-right-to-represent-it-idUSKBN22H0K92020-05-06
We recognize the importance of answering the scientific question of whether hydroxychloroquine will be beneficial for patients with COVID19 said John Tsai Novartiss top drug developer NeutralZURICH April 20 Novartis has reached an agreement with U.S. regulators to hold a randomized trial of generic malaria drug hydroxychloroquine against COVID19 disease in 440 hospitalised patients the Swiss drugmaker said on Monday http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/novartis-coronavirus-test/novartis-u-s-regulators-agree-to-malaria-drug-trial-against-covid-19-idUSZ8N2BP0032020-04-20
Taiwan can help and Taiwan is said Foreign Minister Joseph Wu speaking at the news conference with Tsai PositiveTAIPEI Taiwan dramatically upped its estimate for how much it would spend helping the economy deal with the impact of the coronavirus to billion on Wednesday and said it would donate 10 million face masks to the most needy countries http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-health-coronavirus-taiwan-economy/taiwan-to-spend-35-billion-fighting-virus-to-donate-10-million-masks-idUSKBN21J41C2020-04-01
The government is already rolling out a stimulus package and President Tsai Ingwen said in total they would be spending NeutralTAIPEI Taiwan dramatically upped its estimate for how much it would spend helping the economy deal with the impact of the coronavirus to billion on Wednesday and said it would donate 10 million face masks to the most needy countries http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-health-coronavirus-taiwan-economy/taiwan-to-spend-35-billion-fighting-virus-to-donate-10-million-masks-idUSKBN21J41C2020-04-01
We need to step up cooperation and that means sharing experiences and materials and working together to develop treatments and Tsai added PositiveTAIPEI Taiwan dramatically upped its estimate for how much it would spend helping the economy deal with the impact of the coronavirus to billion on Wednesday and said it would donate 10 million face masks to the most needy countries http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/us-health-coronavirus-taiwan-economy/taiwan-to-spend-35-billion-fighting-virus-to-donate-10-million-masks-idUSKBN21J41C2020-04-01
A few Taiwanese politicians have said the government should be tougher and that President Tsai Ingwen should issue an emergency order forbidding foreign travel NegativeTAOYUAN Taiwan Health worker Huang Chingyuan knows exactly what to do the moment her mobile phone sounds an alert that someone in home quarantine as part of Taiwans stringent coronavirus prevention methods has stepped somewhere she shouldnt http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-health-coronavirus-taiwan-quarantine/taiwans-carrot-and-stick-approach-to-virus-fight-wins-praise-but-strains-showing-idUSKBN21E0EE2020-03-27
6 in financing and does not rule out further economic stimulus to help during the coronavirus outbreak President Tsai Ingwen said on Thursday NegativeTAIPEI Taiwan will help its hardhit airline industry access billion http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-health-coronavirus-taiwan-president/taiwan-airlines-to-get-1-6-billion-help-more-stimulus-may-be-coming-idUSKBN2160OR2020-03-19
The government has taken practical actions to maintain the stability of the foreign exchange market and the dynamics of the stock Tsai said PositiveTAIPEI Taiwan will help its hardhit airline industry access billion http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-health-coronavirus-taiwan-president/taiwan-airlines-to-get-1-6-billion-help-more-stimulus-may-be-coming-idUSKBN2160OR2020-03-19
Tradereliant Taiwan is rolling out a billion stimulus package to help soften the economic impact of the virus and Tsai has said a further billion was available PositiveTAIPEI Taiwan will help its hardhit airline industry access billion http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-health-coronavirus-taiwan-president/taiwan-airlines-to-get-1-6-billion-help-more-stimulus-may-be-coming-idUSKBN2160OR2020-03-19
Tsai says Taiwan is already an independent country called the Republic of China its official name PositiveTAIPEI Taiwans air force has again scrambled to warn off approaching Chinese jets in the latest rise in military tensions during the coronavirus crisis between Beijing and the island its claims as its sacred territory http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-china/taiwan-again-scrambles-jets-to-warn-off-chinese-air-force-idUSKBN21401R2020-03-17
TAIPEI March 13 Market fundamentals are sound and there is no need for excessive Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen said on Friday after the islands bourse at one point plunged more than amid global alarm over the coronavirus pandemic NegativeTaiwan president says market economic fundamentals sound http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/health-coronavirus-taiwan-markets/update-2-taiwan-says-ready-to-intervene-in-markets-shares-skid-idUSL4N2B60FK2020-03-13
Writing on her Facebook page Tsai said Taiwans tradereliant economy remained sound exports continued to grow and its virus control work was well in hand PositiveTaiwan president says market economic fundamentals sound http://www.reuters.com/finance/markets/article/health-coronavirus-taiwan-markets/update-2-taiwan-says-ready-to-intervene-in-markets-shares-skid-idUSL4N2B60FK2020-03-13
As the international epidemic outbreak gets more serious day by day Taiwan needs to enhance its defence against the President Tsai Ingwen said while overseeing troops tasked with disinfection NegativeThe United States and South Korea postponed joint military drills on Thursday to limit the spread of coronavirus as the number of infections outside China the source of the outbreak for the first time surpassed those appearing in the country http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-china-health/u-s-south-korea-military-drills-postponed-as-coronavirus-spreads-faster-outside-china-idUSKCN20L0AF2020-02-27
Tsais offer in late January to China to provide necessary to fight the virus should be further the council said PositiveTAIPEI Taiwan should continue to show goodwill to China during the outbreak of the new coronavirus and not give Beijing an excuse to attack the island as a way of relieving internal advisers to Taiwans Chinapolicy making body said http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-taiwan-diplomacy/dont-give-china-excuse-to-attack-taiwan-during-virus-outbreak-ministry-advisers-say-idUSKCN20K06Z2020-02-26
The special budget will need to be passed by parliament where President Tsai Ingwens Democratic Progressive Party has a majority meaning it should not encounter many legislative hurdles NeutralTAIPEI Taiwan plans to spend billion to help cushion the impact on the exportreliant economy from the new coronavirus offering loans to small businesses and even vouchers to spend on food at night markets http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-taiwan-economy/taiwan-plans-2-billion-package-to-soften-coronavirus-hit-to-economy-idUSKBN2070B22020-02-13
Tsai said on Monday that China should focus on tackling the outbreak of the new coronavirus rather than menacing the island NegativeTAIPEI A second day of drills by Chinas military close to Taiwan were aimed at improving combat capabilities the Peoples Liberation Army said after Taiwans air force scrambled to intercept Chinese jets that briefly crossed the Taiwan Straits midline http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-china-defence/china-says-taiwan-drills-are-meant-to-hone-combat-capabilities-idUSKBN20503L2020-02-11
China should focus on controlling the virus Tsai said on Monday rather than threatening Taiwan NegativeTAIPEI Taiwans air force scrambled armed fighters on Sunday to intercept Chinese jets that flew around the island claimed by Beijing as its own in a move denounced by Taiwans Defence Ministry as a threat to regional peace and stability http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-taiwan-china-defence/taiwan-scrambles-armed-jets-as-chinese-air-force-flies-around-island-idUSKBN2030AE2020-02-10
President Tsai later said that the F16s had accompanied the Chinese aircraft throughout NegativeTAIPEI Taiwans air force scrambled armed fighters on Sunday to intercept Chinese jets that flew around the island claimed by Beijing as its own in a move denounced by Taiwans Defence Ministry as a threat to regional peace and stability http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-taiwan-china-defence/taiwan-scrambles-armed-jets-as-chinese-air-force-flies-around-island-idUSKBN2030AE2020-02-10
Tsai says Taiwan is an independent country called the Republic of China its official name NeutralTAIPEI Taiwans air force scrambled armed fighters on Sunday to intercept Chinese jets that flew around the island claimed by Beijing as its own in a move denounced by Taiwans Defence Ministry as a threat to regional peace and stability http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-taiwan-china-defence/taiwan-scrambles-armed-jets-as-chinese-air-force-flies-around-island-idUSKBN2030AE2020-02-10
Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen writing on her Facebook page expressed thanks for the efforts of both sides to get her countrymen back home PositiveTAIPEI Taiwan dramatically escalated its war of words with Beijing on Tuesday over the islands exclusion from the World Health Organisation saying China was preventing Taiwan from getting timely information about the coronavirus outbreak http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-china-health-taiwan/taiwan-evacuates-first-group-from-wuhan-announces-limit-on-mask-purchases-idUSKBN1ZY03V2020-02-04
This month Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen won a landslide reelection after campaigning on a platform to stand up to China and defend Taiwans freedoms PositiveTAIPEI Taiwans vice presidentelect on Sunday offered help to rival China to fight the new coronavirus outbreak as authorities in the island further tightened restrictions on visitors from China to prevent its spread http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-taiwan/taiwan-offers-virus-help-to-china-but-tightens-visitor-rules-idUSKBN1ZP09U2020-01-27
Writing on his Facebook page however Tsais Vice Presidentelect William Lai said both Taiwan and China had common enemies including infectious diseases and disasters NegativeTAIPEI Taiwans vice presidentelect on Sunday offered help to rival China to fight the new coronavirus outbreak as authorities in the island further tightened restrictions on visitors from China to prevent its spread http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-taiwan/taiwan-offers-virus-help-to-china-but-tightens-visitor-rules-idUSKBN1ZP09U2020-01-27
TAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen called on China on Wednesday to share information about a new coronavirus and for the World Health Organisation not to exclude Taiwan from collaboration on the outbreak for political reasons NegativeTAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen called on China on Wednesday to share information about a new coronavirus and for the World Health Organisation not to exclude Taiwan from collaboration on the outbreak for political reasons http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-taiwan/taiwan-calls-on-china-to-share-correct-virus-information-idUSKBN1ZL01V2020-01-22
Taiwan was a part of the international community and faced the same health challenges and risks as everyone Tsai said NegativeTAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen called on China on Wednesday to share information about a new coronavirus and for the World Health Organisation not to exclude Taiwan from collaboration on the outbreak for political reasons http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-taiwan/taiwan-calls-on-china-to-share-correct-virus-information-idUSKBN1ZL01V2020-01-22
Tsai said she hoped for transparency and that China would share with Taiwan correct information about the PositiveTAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen called on China on Wednesday to share information about a new coronavirus and for the World Health Organisation not to exclude Taiwan from collaboration on the outbreak for political reasons http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-health-taiwan/taiwan-calls-on-china-to-share-correct-virus-information-idUSKBN1ZL01V2020-01-22
Taiwans President Tsai Ingwen was reelected on Saturday vowing not to submit to Chinese pressure or control PositiveFrom Huawei to the South China Sea deep political rifts between Beijing and Washington are set to persist despite a trade relations breakthrough as the United States pushes back against an increasingly powerful and assertive China http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-relations/trade-deal-no-panacea-for-rocky-u-s-relations-with-china-idUSKBN1ZF1ES2020-01-17
TAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen urged China on Wednesday to review its policy towards the island days after she won a landslide reelection victory in a rebuke that could fuel further tensions with China NegativeTAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen urged China on Wednesday to review its policy towards the island days after she won a landslide reelection victory in a rebuke that could fuel further tensions with China http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-taiwan-china/taiwan-president-urges-china-to-review-policy-after-election-win-idUSKBN1ZE09J2020-01-15
We hope China can understand the opinion and will expressed by Taiwanese people in this election and review their current Tsai told reporters in Taipei PositiveTAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen urged China on Wednesday to review its policy towards the island days after she won a landslide reelection victory in a rebuke that could fuel further tensions with China http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-taiwan-china/taiwan-president-urges-china-to-review-policy-after-election-win-idUSKBN1ZE09J2020-01-15
On Saturday Tsai called for talks to resume with China but said she hoped Beijing understood Taiwan and its people would not submit to intimidation PositiveTAIPEI China will not change its position that Taiwan belongs to it Beijing said on Sunday after President Tsai Ingwen won reelection and said she would not submit to Chinas threats as state media warned she was courting disaster http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-election/china-says-will-not-change-position-on-taiwan-after-landslide-election-idUSKBN1ZB0182020-01-13
TAIPEI China will not change its position that Taiwan belongs to it Beijing said on Sunday after President Tsai Ingwen won reelection and said she would not submit to Chinas threats as state media warned she was courting disaster NegativeTAIPEI China will not change its position that Taiwan belongs to it Beijing said on Sunday after President Tsai Ingwen won reelection and said she would not submit to Chinas threats as state media warned she was courting disaster http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-election/china-says-will-not-change-position-on-taiwan-after-landslide-election-idUSKBN1ZB0182020-01-13
Tsai and the DPP must be aware that they should not act wilfully because of a fluke NeutralTAIPEI China will not change its position that Taiwan belongs to it Beijing said on Sunday after President Tsai Ingwen won reelection and said she would not submit to Chinas threats as state media warned she was courting disaster http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-election/china-says-will-not-change-position-on-taiwan-after-landslide-election-idUSKBN1ZB0182020-01-13
Tsai who has firmly rejected Chinas one country two model won another fouryear term by a landslide on Saturday and her Democratic Progressive Party secured a majority in parliament PositiveTAIPEI China will not change its position that Taiwan belongs to it Beijing said on Sunday after President Tsai Ingwen won reelection and said she would not submit to Chinas threats as state media warned she was courting disaster http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-election/china-says-will-not-change-position-on-taiwan-after-landslide-election-idUSKBN1ZB0182020-01-13
Beijing cut off a dialogue mechanism with Taiwan after Tsai was elected in 2016 NegativeTAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen said on Saturday that her government will exert all its efforts to break the deadlock in relations with China and will maintain stability in the Taiwan Strait http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-election-president-china/taiwan-president-says-will-try-to-break-deadlock-with-china-idUSKBN1ZA0IZ2020-01-12
China believes Tsai wants to push for a Republic of Taiwan a red line for Beijing NegativeTAIPEI Taiwanese reelected President Tsai Ingwen by a landslide on Saturday in a stern rebuke that could fuel further tension with China which has tried military threats and economic inducements to get the island to accept its rule http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-taiwan-election/taiwan-president-wins-landslide-victory-in-stark-rebuke-to-china-idUSKBN1ZA0092020-01-12
China cut off a dialogue mechanism when Tsai took office in 2016 and has regularly flown bombers near the island since NegativeTAIPEI Taiwanese reelected President Tsai Ingwen by a landslide on Saturday in a stern rebuke that could fuel further tension with China which has tried military threats and economic inducements to get the island to accept its rule http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-taiwan-election/taiwan-president-wins-landslide-victory-in-stark-rebuke-to-china-idUSKBN1ZA0092020-01-12
I believe friends in Hong Kong will be happy about our collective decision Tsai said PositiveTAIPEI Taiwanese reelected President Tsai Ingwen by a landslide on Saturday in a stern rebuke that could fuel further tension with China which has tried military threats and economic inducements to get the island to accept its rule http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-taiwan-election/taiwan-president-wins-landslide-victory-in-stark-rebuke-to-china-idUSKBN1ZA0092020-01-12
Prominent prodemocracy activist Joshua Wong tweeted that Tsais victory was a precious for the people of Hong Kong PositiveTAIPEI Taiwanese reelected President Tsai Ingwen by a landslide on Saturday in a stern rebuke that could fuel further tension with China which has tried military threats and economic inducements to get the island to accept its rule http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-taiwan-election/taiwan-president-wins-landslide-victory-in-stark-rebuke-to-china-idUSKBN1ZA0092020-01-12
TAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen said on Saturday that her government will exert all its efforts to break the deadlock in relations with China and will maintain stability in the Taiwan Strait PositiveTAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen said on Saturday that her government will exert all its efforts to break the deadlock in relations with China and will maintain stability in the Taiwan Strait http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-election-president-china/taiwan-president-says-will-try-to-break-deadlock-with-china-idUSKBN1ZA0IZ2020-01-12
TAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen said on Saturday that she hopes China understands that democratic Taiwan will not concede to threats and intimidation and that the island will decide its own future PositiveTAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen said on Saturday that she hopes China understands that democratic Taiwan will not concede to threats and intimidation and that the island will decide its own future http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-election-president/taiwan-president-tells-china-they-will-not-give-in-to-threats-idUSKBN1ZA0IA2020-01-12
TAIPEI Taiwanese reelected President Tsai Ingwen by a landslide on Saturday in a stern rebuke that could fuel further tension with China which has tried military threats and economic inducements to get the island to accept its rule NegativeTAIPEI Taiwanese reelected President Tsai Ingwen by a landslide on Saturday in a stern rebuke that could fuel further tension with China which has tried military threats and economic inducements to get the island to accept its rule http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-taiwan-election/taiwan-president-wins-landslide-victory-in-stark-rebuke-to-china-idUSKBN1ZA0092020-01-12
The comments reported by Chinese state media came after Taiwans President Tsai Ingwen won reelection by a large majority and said the island would not be threatened by Beijing NegativeTAIPEI Chinas Taiwan Affairs Office reiterated its opposition to any form of independence for Taiwan on Saturday saying it was committed to a one country two model for the island which Beijing claims as sacred Chinese territory http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-election-china/china-reiterates-opposition-to-taiwan-independence-after-vote-idUSKBN1ZA0MH2020-01-12
Tsai says Taiwan is already an independent country called the Republic of China NeutralTAIPEI Taiwanese reelected President Tsai Ingwen by a landslide on Saturday in a stern rebuke that could fuel further tension with China which has tried military threats and economic inducements to get the island to accept its rule http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-taiwan-election/taiwan-president-wins-landslide-victory-in-stark-rebuke-to-china-idUSKBN1ZA0092020-01-12
Tsai speaking to reporters in Taipei after winning reelection by a landslide said Taiwan hopes to restart talks with China PositiveTAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen said on Saturday that her government will exert all its efforts to break the deadlock in relations with China and will maintain stability in the Taiwan Strait http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-election-president-china/taiwan-president-says-will-try-to-break-deadlock-with-china-idUSKBN1ZA0IZ2020-01-12
We hope that the Beijing authorities can understand that a democratic Taiwan with a government chosen by the people will not give in to threats and Tsai told reporters NeutralTAIPEI Taiwanese reelected President Tsai Ingwen by a landslide on Saturday in a stern rebuke that could fuel further tension with China which has tried military threats and economic inducements to get the island to accept its rule http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-taiwan-election/taiwan-president-wins-landslide-victory-in-stark-rebuke-to-china-idUSKBN1ZA0092020-01-12
If Tsai wins China will probably further ratchet up pressure on Taiwan perhaps even by conducting military drills close to the island NegativeTAIPEI Taiwan votes in presidential and parliamentary elections on Saturday which will set the course for the democratic islands ties with its giant and autocratic neighbor China which claims Taiwan as its territory http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-election-explainer/explainer-what-is-at-stake-in-taiwans-election-idUSKBN1Z90AB2020-01-11
Tsai says it is up to Taiwan not China to decide the islands future and has warned of the Chinese threat to democracy and liberty NegativeTAIPEI Taiwan votes in presidential and parliamentary elections on Saturday which will set the course for the democratic islands ties with its giant and autocratic neighbor China which claims Taiwan as its territory http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-election-explainer/explainer-what-is-at-stake-in-taiwans-election-idUSKBN1Z90AB2020-01-11
But Alex Tsai at his press conference did not offer an effective denial NegativeTAIPEI Allegations in Australian media about Chinas efforts to interfere in Taiwans elections roiled the island on Thursday after new reporting said a selfprofessed Chinese spy described a smear campaign against Taiwans ruling party http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-election-security/allegations-of-man-claiming-to-be-chinese-spy-roil-taiwan-election-campaign-again-idUSKBN1Z80IL2020-01-09
Han has described Taiwans formal independence as scarier than syphilis and warned that Tsais reelection could lead to a volcano of tensions with China NegativeKAOHSIUNG Taiwan In balmy southern Taiwan with its rural hamlets industrial belts and slowerpaced cities a rising tide of residents are pushing back against opposition presidential hopeful Han Kuoyu fearing hell sell out core Taiwan interests to China http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-election-south/taiwans-china-friendly-presidential-hopeful-faces-backlash-in-divided-south-idUSKBN1Z807N2020-01-09
TaiwanChina ties have soured since Tsai took office in 2016 with China cutting off formal dialogue flying bomber patrols around Taiwan and whittling away at Taiwans diplomatic allies NegativeTAIPEI Beijing should not interpret Taiwans elections as representing a win or loss for China Taiwans foreign minister said on Thursday days ahead of a crucial vote overshadowed by Chinese efforts to get the island to accept its rule http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-election-china/dont-read-too-much-into-election-results-taiwan-tells-china-before-vote-idUSKBN1Z80GJ2020-01-09
Thats when they really understand that Hong Kong today is Taiwans she told Reuters in her campaign office where massive billboards feature her smiling beside Tsai PositiveKAOHSIUNG Taiwan In balmy southern Taiwan with its rural hamlets industrial belts and slowerpaced cities a rising tide of residents are pushing back against opposition presidential hopeful Han Kuoyu fearing hell sell out core Taiwan interests to China http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-election-south/taiwans-china-friendly-presidential-hopeful-faces-backlash-in-divided-south-idUSKBN1Z807N2020-01-09
The DPP expressed shock and said Tsai was not revealing the full truth in his dealings with Wang NegativeTAIPEI Allegations in Australian media about Chinas efforts to interfere in Taiwans elections roiled the island on Thursday after new reporting said a selfprofessed Chinese spy described a smear campaign against Taiwans ruling party http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-election-security/allegations-of-man-claiming-to-be-chinese-spy-roil-taiwan-election-campaign-again-idUSKBN1Z80IL2020-01-09
Tsai said he was trying to get Wang to tell the which he said was that his allegations were false NegativeTAIPEI Allegations in Australian media about Chinas efforts to interfere in Taiwans elections roiled the island on Thursday after new reporting said a selfprofessed Chinese spy described a smear campaign against Taiwans ruling party http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-election-security/allegations-of-man-claiming-to-be-chinese-spy-roil-taiwan-election-campaign-again-idUSKBN1Z80IL2020-01-09
A few hundred miles from here many young people are using their blood and tears to defend Tsai wrote on Facebook in introducing the video NeutralTAIPEI Taiwan votes on Saturday in an election overshadowed by renewed Chinese efforts to get the island to accept their rule and as Taiwan nervously watches Hong Kong protests worried they may be next if China ever succeeds in bringing them under its control http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-election/taiwan-to-vote-in-shadow-of-china-pressure-hong-kong-protests-idUSKBN1Z62KK2020-01-08
The vote pits President Tsai Ingwen of the proindependence Democratic Progressive Party against Han Kuoyu from the Kuomintang party which favors close ties with China PositiveTaiwan Two Taiwanese artists one who paints with his fingers and the other embracing the Japanese manga style are taking inspiration from the drama of the islands political scene ahead of a heated election on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-taiwan-election-artists/taiwan-artists-take-election-inspiration-as-vote-nears-idUSKBN1Z60FD2020-01-07
While Tsai is colored green the DPPs color Han is shaded purple rather than the Kuomintangs blue NeutralTaiwan Two Taiwanese artists one who paints with his fingers and the other embracing the Japanese manga style are taking inspiration from the drama of the islands political scene ahead of a heated election on Saturday http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-taiwan-election-artists/taiwan-artists-take-election-inspiration-as-vote-nears-idUSKBN1Z60FD2020-01-07
Both Tsai and Han have voiced support for Hong Kong protesters PositiveTAIPEI A small but growing number of Hong Kong protesters who fled to Taiwan for safety over the past few months fear an opposition victory in the islands election this week will put them in peril and force them to leave http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-taiwan-election-hongkong/taiwan-election-is-make-or-break-for-fleeing-hong-kong-protesters-idUSKBN1Z40WA2020-01-06
If the ruling party is replaced the treatment for protesters may be quite he said referring to Tsais Democratic Progressive Party PositiveTAIPEI A small but growing number of Hong Kong protesters who fled to Taiwan for safety over the past few months fear an opposition victory in the islands election this week will put them in peril and force them to leave http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-taiwan-election-hongkong/taiwan-election-is-make-or-break-for-fleeing-hong-kong-protesters-idUSKBN1Z40WA2020-01-06
Tsai says Taiwan is already an independent country the Republic of China its official name NeutralTaiwan goes to the polls next Saturday to elect a new president and parliament http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-election-factbox/factbox-key-facts-on-taiwan-china-relations-ahead-of-taiwan-elections-idUSKBN1Z30192020-01-05
Tsai who is seeking reelection canceled all campaign activities until Saturday while opposition presidential candidate Han Kuoyu of the Kuomintang party called off campaigns until Friday NegativeTAIPEI Taiwans top military official was among eight people killed on Thursday after a helicopter carrying them to visit soldiers crashed in a mountainous area near the capital Taipei the defense ministry said http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-taiwan-military-missing/taiwans-military-chief-among-eight-dead-in-helicopter-crash-idUSKBN1Z102B2020-01-03
China suspects Tsai and her independenceleaning Democratic Progressive Party of pushing for the islands formal independence and has threatened it with war if there was any such move NegativeTAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen said on Wednesday the island would not accept a one country two political formula Beijing has suggested could be used to unify the democratic island saying such an arrangement had failed in Hong Kong http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-china/taiwan-leader-rejects-chinas-offer-to-unify-under-hong-kong-model-idUSKBN1Z01IA2020-01-02
TAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen said on Wednesday the island would not accept a one country two political formula Beijing has suggested could be used to unify the democratic island saying such an arrangement had failed in Hong Kong NegativeTAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen said on Wednesday the island would not accept a one country two political formula Beijing has suggested could be used to unify the democratic island saying such an arrangement had failed in Hong Kong http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-china/taiwan-leader-rejects-chinas-offer-to-unify-under-hong-kong-model-idUSKBN1Z01IA2020-01-02
The credibility of country two systems has been sullied by the governments abuse of Tsai said NegativeTAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen said on Wednesday the island would not accept a one country two political formula Beijing has suggested could be used to unify the democratic island saying such an arrangement had failed in Hong Kong http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-china/taiwan-leader-rejects-chinas-offer-to-unify-under-hong-kong-model-idUSKBN1Z01IA2020-01-02
Tsai denies seeking independence and reiterated that she would not unilaterally change the status quo with China NegativeTAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen said on Wednesday the island would not accept a one country two political formula Beijing has suggested could be used to unify the democratic island saying such an arrangement had failed in Hong Kong http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-china/taiwan-leader-rejects-chinas-offer-to-unify-under-hong-kong-model-idUSKBN1Z01IA2020-01-02
Tsai said the law will protect Taiwans democracy and crossstrait exchanges will not be affected amid worries that the legislation may damage business ties with China NegativeTAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen said on Wednesday the island would not accept a one country two political formula Beijing has suggested could be used to unify the democratic island saying such an arrangement had failed in Hong Kong http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-china/taiwan-leader-rejects-chinas-offer-to-unify-under-hong-kong-model-idUSKBN1Z01IA2020-01-02
Lawmakers of Tsais DPP backed the bill which passed 67 to zero despite opposition criticism of it as a political to gain votes before the election PositiveTAIPEI Taiwans parliament passed an antiinfiltration law on Tuesday to combat perceived threats from China as the island gears up for a presidential vote on Jan http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-lawmaking/taiwan-passes-law-to-combat-chinese-influence-on-politics-idUSKBN1YZ0F62020-01-01
Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen and her team are pressing home a message that people need to Taiwan from China when they vote in the Jan NeutralBEIJING With just days to go before Taiwans elections its giant neighbor is trying a pushandpull strategy on the island Beijing claims as Chinese territory rattling its saber while trying to coax electors with outwardly friendlier policies http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-election-china/china-rattles-saber-and-offers-friendship-days-before-taiwans-elections-idUSKBN1YZ05Q2020-01-01
Taiwan only enjoys democracy now after decades of struggle Tsais running mate William Lai told supporters on Saturday NeutralBEIJING With just days to go before Taiwans elections its giant neighbor is trying a pushandpull strategy on the island Beijing claims as Chinese territory rattling its saber while trying to coax electors with outwardly friendlier policies http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-election-china/china-rattles-saber-and-offers-friendship-days-before-taiwans-elections-idUSKBN1YZ05Q2020-01-01
Tsai says Taiwan is already an independent the Republic of China its official name NeutralBEIJING With just days to go before Taiwans elections its giant neighbor is trying a pushandpull strategy on the island Beijing claims as Chinese territory rattling its saber while trying to coax electors with outwardly friendlier policies http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-election-china/china-rattles-saber-and-offers-friendship-days-before-taiwans-elections-idUSKBN1YZ05Q2020-01-01





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Next months elections pit President Tsai Ingwen of the proindependence Democratic Progressive Party against Han Kuoyu of the main opposition party the Kuomintang which favors close ties with China NeutralBEIJING Chinas largely rubber stamp parliament revised a law on Saturday to simplify investment procedures for Taiwan companies in another attempt by Beijing to show goodwill to the Chineseclaimed island ahead of elections there on Jan http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-lawmaking-taiwan/china-offers-new-pre-election-inducement-to-taiwan-with-revised-law-idUSKBN1YW01N2019-12-29
I think that certainly there is an urgency in Taiwan society for the antiinfiltration Tsai said NeutralTAIPEI Taiwan needs to pass a planned antiinfiltration law to face threats from China to penetrate the island President Tsai Ingwen said on Friday denouncing Chinas opposition to it as illogical and hypocritical http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-election/taiwan-has-urgent-need-for-infiltration-law-in-face-of-china-president-idUSKBN1YV1432019-12-28
TAIPEI Taiwan needs to pass a planned antiinfiltration law to face threats from China to penetrate the island President Tsai Ingwen said on Friday denouncing Chinas opposition to it as illogical and hypocritical NegativeTAIPEI Taiwan needs to pass a planned antiinfiltration law to face threats from China to penetrate the island President Tsai Ingwen said on Friday denouncing Chinas opposition to it as illogical and hypocritical http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-election/taiwan-has-urgent-need-for-infiltration-law-in-face-of-china-president-idUSKBN1YV1432019-12-28
They also say the bill will only criminalize normal exchanges with China something Tsai and the DPP have denied NegativeTAIPEI Taiwan needs to pass a planned antiinfiltration law to face threats from China to penetrate the island President Tsai Ingwen said on Friday denouncing Chinas opposition to it as illogical and hypocritical http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-election/taiwan-has-urgent-need-for-infiltration-law-in-face-of-china-president-idUSKBN1YV1432019-12-28
Tsai said it was totally hypocritical of an autocratic China that lacks democracy human rights or freedom of speech to use the language of democracy to criticize the bill NegativeTAIPEI Taiwan needs to pass a planned antiinfiltration law to face threats from China to penetrate the island President Tsai Ingwen said on Friday denouncing Chinas opposition to it as illogical and hypocritical http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-election/taiwan-has-urgent-need-for-infiltration-law-in-face-of-china-president-idUSKBN1YV1432019-12-28
Tsais ruling Democratic Progressive Party is proindependence although she has said she wants to maintain the status quo with China but will defend Taiwans security and democracy PositiveChina has sailed its new aircraft carrier into the Taiwan Strait Taiwans defense ministry said on Thursday as a presidential election campaigning was in full swing on the island amid heighten tension with Beijing http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-china-election/china-sails-carrier-group-through-taiwan-strait-as-election-nears-idUSKBN1YU0H02019-12-27
Compared to these countries Taiwan is more directly confronted with various threats and infiltration from said Tsai NegativeTAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen urged parliament on Wednesday to have more discussion on a proposed antiinfiltration bill which the government says is needed to combat Chinese influence and has been condemned by the main opposition and Beijing http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-election/taiwan-president-urges-more-talks-on-contested-china-infiltration-bill-idUSKBN1YT0AY2019-12-26
TAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen urged parliament on Wednesday to have more discussion on a proposed antiinfiltration bill which the government says is needed to combat Chinese influence and has been condemned by the main opposition and Beijing NegativeTAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen urged parliament on Wednesday to have more discussion on a proposed antiinfiltration bill which the government says is needed to combat Chinese influence and has been condemned by the main opposition and Beijing http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-election/taiwan-president-urges-more-talks-on-contested-china-infiltration-bill-idUSKBN1YT0AY2019-12-26
Those who have concerns about the law need to detail exactly what those concerns are and not just sprout empty phrases against it Tsai said NegativeTAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen urged parliament on Wednesday to have more discussion on a proposed antiinfiltration bill which the government says is needed to combat Chinese influence and has been condemned by the main opposition and Beijing http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-election/taiwan-president-urges-more-talks-on-contested-china-infiltration-bill-idUSKBN1YT0AY2019-12-26
TAIPEI What Communist Party rulers in China fear the most is Taiwans democracy President Tsai Ingwen said on Wednesday describing Beijing as a threat seeking every day to undermine Taiwan and criticizing her main opponent for being too close to China NegativeTAIPEI What Communist Party rulers in China fear the most is Taiwans democracy President Tsai Ingwen said on Wednesday describing Beijing as a threat seeking every day to undermine Taiwan and criticizing her main opponent for being too close to China http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-election/china-fears-taiwans-democracy-the-most-islands-president-says-in-election-pitch-idUSKBN1YM1M32019-12-19
Kuomintang legislator Lai Shyhbao said it was ironic that Tsai blamed DPP losses in mayoral elections last year on fake news NegativeTAIPEI Taiwan is ramping up efforts ahead of a Jan http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-taiwan-election-media/chinese-rumors-and-cyber-armies-taiwan-fights-election-fake-news-idUSKBN1YL2MF2019-12-18
Tsai and the DPP have repeatedly said the threat they face from Chinas disinformation and meddling is real NegativeBEIJING A proposed antiinfiltration bill in Taiwan which the government says is needed to combat Chinese influence is spreading alarm amongst the Taiwanese business community in China the Chinese government said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-taiwan/china-says-taiwan-anti-infiltration-bill-causing-alarm-for-investors-idUSKBN1YF09Y2019-12-11
Ko has sought his own path between Taiwans two main parties Tsais proindependence Democratic Progressive Party and the Kuomintang which favors close ties with China PositiveTAIPEI China has too many other issues to worry about at the moment from protests in Hong Kong to a slowing economy to give much thought to Taiwan the mayor of Taipei sometimes seen as a potential future president said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-election-mayor/china-too-distracted-to-worry-about-taiwan-taipei-mayor-says-idUSKBN1Y90RB2019-12-06
Taiwans presidential office cited Tsai as saying on Monday that the allegations were being probed and that people should not reach conclusions before a complete investigation was done NegativeTAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwens ruling party denounced China as an enemy of on Monday following fresh claims of Chinese interference in the islands politics ahead of presidential and legislative elections on Jan http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-taiwan-election/taiwan-ruling-party-says-china-enemy-of-democracy-after-meddling-allegations-idUSKBN1XZ0AP2019-11-26
Cho Jungtai chairman of Tsais Democratic Progressive Party which favors Taiwans formal independence said there needed to be further investigations noting that a lot of fake news came from China NegativeTAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwens ruling party denounced China as an enemy of on Monday following fresh claims of Chinese interference in the islands politics ahead of presidential and legislative elections on Jan http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-taiwan-election/taiwan-ruling-party-says-china-enemy-of-democracy-after-meddling-allegations-idUSKBN1XZ0AP2019-11-25
Speaking on a campaign stop in eastern Taiwan on Saturday Tsai said Chinas was becoming more and more obvious NeutralTAIPEI New allegations Beijing tried to infiltrate Taiwans democracy roiled election campaigning on the island this weekend with President Tsai Ingwens main opponent saying he would drop out if he had taken money from Chinas Communist Party http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-election/china-meddling-allegations-roil-taiwan-election-campaign-idUSKBN1XY01J2019-11-24
TAIPEI New allegations Beijing tried to infiltrate Taiwans democracy roiled election campaigning on the island this weekend with President Tsai Ingwens main opponent saying he would drop out if he had taken money from Chinas Communist Party NegativeTAIPEI New allegations Beijing tried to infiltrate Taiwans democracy roiled election campaigning on the island this weekend with President Tsai Ingwens main opponent saying he would drop out if he had taken money from Chinas Communist Party http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-election/china-meddling-allegations-roil-taiwan-election-campaign-idUSKBN1XY01J2019-11-24
Beijing suspects Tsai of pushing for the islands formal independence which Xi has warned would lead to a grave disaster NegativeTAIPEI The United States is concerned about Chinas attempts to influence Taiwans presidential election the top U.S. official in Taiwan said on Friday as China stepped up pressure on the selfruled island ahead of the vote in January http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-usa-china/u-s-says-it-is-concerned-by-chinas-attempts-to-influence-taiwan-election-idUSKBN1XW0A02019-11-22
He said this week that Tsai and Lais remarks on Taiwan already being an independent state were equivalent to a backdoor for formal independence NeutralTAIPEI The Chinese government warned selfruled Taiwan on Thursday that it was courting after the running mate for President Tsai Ingwen in January elections said he was working toward the islands independence a red line for Beijing http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-election/china-says-taiwan-courting-disaster-after-pre-election-comment-on-independence-idUSKBN1XV0LU2019-11-22
President Tsai Ingwen of the proindependence Democratic Progressive Party is leading in the polls ahead of her main rival Han Kuoyu of the Chinafriendly Kuomintang party PositiveTAIPEI The United States is concerned about Chinas attempts to influence Taiwans presidential election the top U.S. official in Taiwan said on Friday as China stepped up pressure on the selfruled island ahead of the vote in January http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-usa-china/u-s-says-it-is-concerned-by-chinas-attempts-to-influence-taiwan-election-idUSKBN1XW0A02019-11-22
TAIPEI The Chinese government warned selfruled Taiwan on Thursday that it was courting after the running mate for President Tsai Ingwen in January elections said he was working toward the islands independence a red line for Beijing NegativeTAIPEI The Chinese government warned selfruled Taiwan on Thursday that it was courting after the running mate for President Tsai Ingwen in January elections said he was working toward the islands independence a red line for Beijing http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-election/china-says-taiwan-courting-disaster-after-pre-election-comment-on-independence-idUSKBN1XV0LU2019-11-22
Taiwan has lost seven diplomatic allies to China since Tsai took office in 2016 leaving 15 nations that recognize the island NegativeTAIPEI The United States is concerned about Chinas attempts to influence Taiwans presidential election the top U.S. official in Taiwan said on Friday as China stepped up pressure on the selfruled island ahead of the vote in January http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-usa-china/u-s-says-it-is-concerned-by-chinas-attempts-to-influence-taiwan-election-idUSKBN1XW0A02019-11-22
Tsais government has repeatedly warned of Beijings campaign to influence the vote including snatching more of Taiwans few remaining diplomatic allies and a of disinformation to mislead voters NegativeTAIPEI The United States is concerned about Chinas attempts to influence Taiwans presidential election the top U.S. official in Taiwan said on Friday as China stepped up pressure on the selfruled island ahead of the vote in January http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-usa-china/u-s-says-it-is-concerned-by-chinas-attempts-to-influence-taiwan-election-idUSKBN1XW0A02019-11-22
Tsais main opponent Han Kuoyu of the Chinafriendly Kuomintang party has described formal independence as being worse than syphilis NegativeTAIPEI The Chinese government warned selfruled Taiwan on Thursday that it was courting after the running mate for President Tsai Ingwen in January elections said he was working toward the islands independence a red line for Beijing http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-election/china-says-taiwan-courting-disaster-after-pre-election-comment-on-independence-idUSKBN1XV0LU2019-11-22
Taiwans Wu said China was intending to intervene in their elections just as Tsai had named her running mate and the campaign shifts into high NegativeTAIPEI China has sailed a carrier group into the sensitive Taiwan Strait led by its first domestically build aircraft carrier as election campaigning kicked into high gear on the selfruled island on Sunday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-elections/china-sails-carrier-group-through-taiwan-strait-as-election-campaign-picks-up-pace-idUSKBN1XR0732019-11-18
TAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen has named as her running mate for 2020 elections a former premier who angered Beijing so badly last year with his support for the islands formal independence that a major Chinese paper called for his arrest NegativeTAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen has named as her running mate for 2020 elections a former premier who angered Beijing so badly last year with his support for the islands formal independence that a major Chinese paper called for his arrest http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-elections/taiwan-president-chooses-running-mate-who-chinese-paper-wanted-arrested-idUSKBN1XR0732019-11-17
Taiwans main opposition party the Chinafriendly Kuomintang said Tsai was seeking to gather votes by trying to cosy up to Taiwan independence with her choice of Lai as running mate NegativeTAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen has named as her running mate for 2020 elections a former premier who angered Beijing so badly last year with his support for the islands formal independence that a major Chinese paper called for his arrest http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-elections/taiwan-president-chooses-running-mate-who-chinese-paper-wanted-arrested-idUSKBN1XR0732019-11-17
While the Democratic Progressive Party is proindependence Tsai has said she wants to maintain the status quo with China though will defend Taiwans security and democracy PositiveTAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen has named as her running mate for 2020 elections a former premier who angered Beijing so badly last year with his support for the islands formal independence that a major Chinese paper called for his arrest http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-elections/taiwan-president-chooses-running-mate-who-chinese-paper-wanted-arrested-idUSKBN1XR0732019-11-17
Beijing had stopped communications with Taipei since President Tsai Ingwen came to office in 2016 representing the independenceminded Democratic Progressive Party PositiveTAIPEI Taiwans opposition presidential candidate Han Kuoyu called on Thursday for a return to a consensus with the mainland that there is only one China but rejected Beijings formula for Hong Kongstyle one nation two unification http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-election/taiwan-opposition-candidate-calls-for-return-to-one-china-formula-idUSKBN1XO2352019-11-15
Han has previously described Taiwanese independence as being scarier than syphilis and warned that Tsais reelection could lead to a volcano in crossstrait ties NegativeTAIPEI Taiwans opposition presidential candidate Han Kuoyu called on Thursday for a return to a consensus with the mainland that there is only one China but rejected Beijings formula for Hong Kongstyle one nation two unification http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-election/taiwan-opposition-candidate-calls-for-return-to-one-china-formula-idUSKBN1XO2352019-11-15
China could snatch more of Taiwans remaining 15 diplomatic allies Wu added in a bid to influence the elections at which Tsai is seeking reelection NegativeTAIPEI Beijing could resort to military conflict with selfruled Taiwan to divert domestic pressure if a slowdown in the worlds second largest economy amid trade war threatens the legitimacy of the Chinese Communist Party the islands foreign minister has said http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-taiwan-diplomacy-china/taiwan-warns-of-possible-attack-if-chinas-slowdown-becomes-serious-idUSKBN1XH0H52019-11-07
Tsai has repeatedly said she will not change the status quo NeutralTAIPEI Beijing could resort to military conflict with selfruled Taiwan to divert domestic pressure if a slowdown in the worlds second largest economy amid trade war threatens the legitimacy of the Chinese Communist Party the islands foreign minister has said http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-taiwan-diplomacy-china/taiwan-warns-of-possible-attack-if-chinas-slowdown-becomes-serious-idUSKBN1XH0H52019-11-07
Fiercely democratic Taiwan has rejected the offer with President Tsai saying this month such an arrangement had set Hong Kong on the edge of NegativeHONG KONG Chineseruled Hong Kong and Taiwan engaged in a rare squabble on Wednesday over a Hong Kong man accused of murder in Taiwan whose case was used by Hong Kong to promote a nowwithdrawn extradition bill http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hongkong-protests-prison/under-chinas-shadow-taiwan-hong-kong-squabble-over-a-murder-suspect-idUSKBN1X207J2019-10-24
President Tsai Ingwen said Taiwan would take care of the adding there was no such thing as surrender only NegativeHONG KONG Chineseruled Hong Kong and Taiwan engaged in a rare squabble on Wednesday over a Hong Kong man accused of murder in Taiwan whose case was used by Hong Kong to promote a nowwithdrawn extradition bill http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hongkong-protests-prison/under-chinas-shadow-taiwan-hong-kong-squabble-over-a-murder-suspect-idUSKBN1X207J2019-10-24
Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen weighed in on Wednesday saying Taiwan would take care of the adding there was no such thing as surrender only NegativeHONG KONG A murder suspect whose case was used by the Hong Kong government to push for a controversial extradition bill walked free from jail on Wednesday as the citys authorities squabbled with Taiwan over how to handle a promised voluntary surrender http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-hongkong-protests-prison/murder-suspect-walks-free-as-hong-kong-taiwan-authorities-clash-idUSKBN1X207J2019-10-23
But Tsai said Taiwan was undaunted PositiveTAIPEI Taiwans president rejected on Thursday a one country two formula that Beijing has suggested could be used to unify the island and the mainland saying such an arrangement had set Hong Kong on the edge of http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-anniversary-president/taiwan-leader-rejects-chinas-one-country-two-systems-offer-idUSKBN1WP0A42019-10-10
China has proposed that Taiwan be brought under Chinese rule under a similar arrangement but Tsai said Beijings policies towards the island were a danger to regional stability NegativeTAIPEI Taiwans president rejected on Thursday a one country two formula that Beijing has suggested could be used to unify the island and the mainland saying such an arrangement had set Hong Kong on the edge of http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-anniversary-president/taiwan-leader-rejects-chinas-one-country-two-systems-offer-idUSKBN1WP0A42019-10-10
China suspects Tsai and her independenceleaning Democratic Progressive Party of pushing for the islands formal independence and this year threatened it with war if there was any such move NegativeTAIPEI Taiwans president rejected on Thursday a one country two formula that Beijing has suggested could be used to unify the island and the mainland saying such an arrangement had set Hong Kong on the edge of http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-anniversary-president/taiwan-leader-rejects-chinas-one-country-two-systems-offer-idUSKBN1WP0A42019-10-10
Seven countries have severed diplomatic ties with the Taiwan and switched allegiance to Beijing since Tsai coming to power PositiveTAIPEI Taiwans president rejected on Thursday a one country two formula that Beijing has suggested could be used to unify the island and the mainland saying such an arrangement had set Hong Kong on the edge of http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-anniversary-president/taiwan-leader-rejects-chinas-one-country-two-systems-offer-idUSKBN1WP0A42019-10-10
Their diplomatic offensives and military coercion pose a serious challenge to regional stability and Tsai said PositiveTAIPEI Taiwans president rejected on Thursday a one country two formula that Beijing has suggested could be used to unify the island and the mainland saying such an arrangement had set Hong Kong on the edge of http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-anniversary-president/taiwan-leader-rejects-chinas-one-country-two-systems-offer-idUSKBN1WP0A42019-10-10
Tsai denies seeking independence and reiterated that she would not unilaterally change the status quo with China NegativeTAIPEI Taiwans president rejected on Thursday a one country two formula that Beijing has suggested could be used to unify the island and the mainland saying such an arrangement had set Hong Kong on the edge of http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-anniversary-president/taiwan-leader-rejects-chinas-one-country-two-systems-offer-idUSKBN1WP0A42019-10-10
Tsai said under her watch Taiwan has boosted its combat capabilities with the purchase of advanced weapons and development of homemade aircraft PositiveTAIPEI Taiwans president rejected on Thursday a one country two formula that Beijing has suggested could be used to unify the island and the mainland saying such an arrangement had set Hong Kong on the edge of http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-anniversary-president/taiwan-leader-rejects-chinas-one-country-two-systems-offer-idUSKBN1WP0A42019-10-10
Joseph Tsai owner of the Brooklyn Nets and cofounder of Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said the damage from Moreys tweet will take a long time to repair NegativeSHANGHAI The National Basketball Association came under fire on Monday for its response to a tweet by a Houston Rockets official in support of Hong Kong protests for democracy the latest overseas business to run afoul of political issues in China http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-china-basketball-nba/basketballs-nba-under-fire-over-rockets-twitter-furore-idUSKCN1WL04T2019-10-07
SHANGHAI Joseph Tsai owner of the Brooklyn Nets and cofounder of Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said that the damage from Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Moreys tweet in support of Hong Kongs protesters will take a long time to repair NegativeSHANGHAI Joseph Tsai owner of the Brooklyn Nets and cofounder of Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said that the damage from Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Moreys tweet in support of Hong Kongs protesters will take a long time to repair http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-basketball-nba-tsai/brooklyn-nets-owner-alibaba-co-founder-tsai-decries-houston-rockets-gms-hong-kong-tweet-idUSKBN1WM0C82019-10-07
Tsai was born in Taiwan holds a Canadian passport and went to high school and university in the United States NeutralSHANGHAI Joseph Tsai owner of the Brooklyn Nets and cofounder of Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said that the damage from Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Moreys tweet in support of Hong Kongs protesters will take a long time to repair http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-basketball-nba-tsai/brooklyn-nets-owner-alibaba-co-founder-tsai-decries-houston-rockets-gms-hong-kong-tweet-idUSKBN1WM0C82019-10-07
Tsai went on to note the Opium Wars and Japans invasion of China as historical examples for why the Chinese psyche has heavy toward threats to sovereignty NegativeSHANGHAI Joseph Tsai owner of the Brooklyn Nets and cofounder of Chinese ecommerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd said that the damage from Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Moreys tweet in support of Hong Kongs protesters will take a long time to repair http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-basketball-nba-tsai/brooklyn-nets-owner-alibaba-co-founder-tsai-decries-houston-rockets-gms-hong-kong-tweet-idUSKBN1WM0C82019-10-07
China has heaped pressure on Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen who faces reelection in January believing she wishes to push for the islands formal independence a red line for Beijing NegativeTAIPEI Taiwans government on Tuesday condemned Chinas on the 70th anniversary of the founding of the Peoples Republic saying the country was a threat to peace and trying to find excuses for its military expansion http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-anniversary-taiwan/taiwan-condemns-chinas-dictatorship-on-70th-anniversary-of-communist-rule-idUSKBN1WG2RN2019-10-02
We are a country of democracy and freedom and will show support for anyone in the world who pursues democracy and Tsai told reporters on Tuesday PositiveTAIPEI Taiwans government on Tuesday condemned Chinas on the 70th anniversary of the founding of the Peoples Republic saying the country was a threat to peace and trying to find excuses for its military expansion http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-anniversary-taiwan/taiwan-condemns-chinas-dictatorship-on-70th-anniversary-of-communist-rule-idUSKBN1WG2RN2019-10-02
SYDNEY The Marshall Islands confirmed it was maintaining diplomatic ties with Taiwan on Wednesday a welcome show of support for President Tsai Ingwen who has seen two other Pacific nations drop ties in favor of China in a matter of weeks PositiveSYDNEY The Marshall Islands confirmed it was maintaining diplomatic ties with Taiwan on Wednesday a welcome show of support for President Tsai Ingwen who has seen two other Pacific nations drop ties in favor of China in a matter of weeks http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-diplomacy-marshall/marshall-islands-shows-support-for-taiwan-after-neighbors-favor-china-idUSKBN1WA0YT2019-09-26
Taiwans main opposition the Chinafriendly Kuomintang party urged Tsais ruling Democratic Progressive Party to review its policy toward Beijing NegativeTAIPEI China offered airplanes and ferries to lure the Pacific island nation of Kiribati into switching diplomatic relations Taiwan said on Friday as the selfruled island lost a second ally to Chinese pressure in less than a week http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-diplomacy-kiribati/taiwan-says-china-lures-kiribati-with-airplanes-after-losing-another-ally-idUSKBN1W50DI2019-09-21
In Tapei President Tsai Ingwen said the sale would help Taiwan build a new air force and boost its air defense capacity PositiveWASHINGTON The U.S. State Department has approved a possible billion sale of F16 fighter jets to Taiwan the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said on Tuesday in an official notification to Congress http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-usa-taiwan-aircraft/state-department-approves-possible-8-billion-fighter-jet-sale-to-taiwan-pentagon-idUSKCN1VA29F2019-08-21
In a post on Facebook Tsai said she was grateful for Washingtons continuous support for Taiwans national PositiveWASHINGTON The U.S. State Department has approved a possible billion sale of F16 fighter jets to Taiwan the Defense Security Cooperation Agency said on Tuesday in an official notification to Congress http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-usa-taiwan-aircraft/state-department-approves-possible-8-billion-fighter-jet-sale-to-taiwan-pentagon-idUSKCN1VA29F2019-08-21
Alibaba Group Holding Ltd cofounder Joseph Tsai is buying a stake that he doesnt already own in NBAs Brooklyn Nets and its Barclays arena from Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov the U.S basketball team said on Friday PositiveAlibaba Group Holding Ltd cofounder Joseph Tsai is buying a stake that he doesnt already own in NBAs Brooklyn Nets and its Barclays arena from Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov the U.S basketball team said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-brooklyn-nets-alibaba/alibabas-tsai-buys-rest-of-nbas-brooklyn-nets-idUSKCN1V61F92019-08-18
Tsai had acquired a stake in the team from Prokhorov in April last year PositiveAlibaba Group Holding Ltd cofounder Joseph Tsai is buying a stake that he doesnt already own in NBAs Brooklyn Nets and its Barclays arena from Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov the U.S basketball team said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-brooklyn-nets-alibaba/alibabas-tsai-buys-rest-of-nbas-brooklyn-nets-idUSKCN1V61F92019-08-18
China is using mainland tourists as political and the move would create antipathy in Taiwanese people Tsai told reporters in Taipei NegativeTAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen on Thursday called Beijings ban on individual tourists to the island a major strategic amid heightened tension with giant neighbor China http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-taiwan-tourism/taiwan-calls-china-tourism-ban-a-mistake-amid-rising-tension-idUSKCN1UR3DG2019-08-01
TAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen on Thursday called Beijings ban on individual tourists to the island a major strategic amid heightened tension with giant neighbor China NegativeTAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen on Thursday called Beijings ban on individual tourists to the island a major strategic amid heightened tension with giant neighbor China http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-taiwan-tourism/taiwan-calls-china-tourism-ban-a-mistake-amid-rising-tension-idUSKCN1UR3DG2019-08-01
China has the responsibility and we will undertake ours Tsai told reporters in Taipei NeutralWASHINGTON The U.S. military said on Wednesday it sent a Navy warship through the Taiwan Strait which separates Taiwan from China a move likely to anger China during a period of tense relations between Washington and Beijing http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-taiwan-china-military/u-s-warship-sails-through-strategic-taiwan-strait-amid-china-tension-idUSKCN1UJ3702019-07-25
For many people in Taiwan Kyoto Animation evokes memories of their Taiwans Tsai wrote on Twitter NeutralCanadians send our deepest condolences to the families of those killed in the arson attack in Kyoto that has taken so many innocent Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said on Twitter http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-japan-fire-tributes/world-leaders-apple-ceo-offer-tributes-to-japanese-studio-after-attack-idUSKCN1UE1BB2019-07-20
If Ko runs he would pose some threats to President Tsai NegativeTAIPEI A Chinafriendly mayor in Taiwan on Monday won the opposition partys nomination for the 2020 presidential election beating Foxconn founder Terry Gou and issuing a direct challenge to President Tsai Ingwen who is seeking reelection http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-election/china-friendly-taiwan-mayor-beats-foxconns-gou-in-oppositions-presidential-primary-idUSKCN1UA04G2019-07-16
TAIPEI A Chinafriendly mayor in Taiwan on Monday won the opposition partys nomination for the 2020 presidential election beating Foxconn founder Terry Gou and issuing a direct challenge to President Tsai Ingwen who is seeking reelection NegativeTAIPEI A Chinafriendly mayor in Taiwan on Monday won the opposition partys nomination for the 2020 presidential election beating Foxconn founder Terry Gou and issuing a direct challenge to President Tsai Ingwen who is seeking reelection http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-election/china-friendly-taiwan-mayor-beats-foxconns-gou-in-oppositions-presidential-primary-idUSKCN1UA04G2019-07-16
The past three years under the rule of Tsai Ingwen have been too Han told reporters at the KMTs headquarters in Taipei after the results NeutralTAIPEI A Chinafriendly mayor in Taiwan on Monday won the opposition partys nomination for the 2020 presidential election beating Foxconn founder Terry Gou and issuing a direct challenge to President Tsai Ingwen who is seeking reelection http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-election/china-friendly-taiwan-mayor-beats-foxconns-gou-in-oppositions-presidential-primary-idUSKCN1UA04G2019-07-16
Chinas latest statement came as Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen was in New York en route to visit four Caribbean allies a trip that has also incensed China PositiveChina said on Friday it would impose sanctions on U.S. firms involved in a deal to sell http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-usa-taiwan-china-sanction/china-to-impose-sanctions-on-u-s-firms-that-sell-arms-to-taiwan-idUSKCN1U71D52019-07-15
BEIJING Chinas Foreign Ministry said on Monday the United States should not allow Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen to transit through the country en route to the Caribbean NegativeBEIJING Chinas Foreign Ministry said on Monday the United States should not allow Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen to transit through the country en route to the Caribbean http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-china-ministry/china-urges-u-s-to-reject-transit-stop-by-taiwan-president-idUSKCN1TW1VB2019-07-02
TAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen will spend four nights in the United States in July while visiting Caribbean diplomatic allies her government said on Monday angering China which urged Washington not to allow her to visit PositiveTAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen will spend four nights in the United States in July while visiting Caribbean diplomatic allies her government said on Monday angering China which urged Washington not to allow her to visit http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-china/taiwans-president-to-visit-u-s-in-july-angering-china-idUSKCN1TW1872019-07-02
Tsai will visit St Vincent and the Grenadines St Lucia St Kitts and Nevis and Haiti on the July 1122 trip PositiveBEIJING Chinas Foreign Ministry said on Monday the United States should not allow Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen to transit through the country en route to the Caribbean http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-china-ministry/china-urges-u-s-to-reject-transit-stop-by-taiwan-president-idUSKCN1TW1VB2019-07-02
TAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen will spend four nights in the United States this month while visiting Caribbean diplomatic allies her government said on Monday in a move likely to anger China which considers the island a renegade province PositiveTAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen will spend four nights in the United States this month while visiting Caribbean diplomatic allies her government said on Monday in a move likely to anger China which considers the island a renegade province http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-china/taiwan-president-to-visit-u-s-this-month-move-likely-to-anger-china-idUSKCN1TW1872019-07-01
Taiwans Central News Agency said Tsai was expected to transit in New York and Denver NeutralTAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen will spend four nights in the United States this month while visiting Caribbean diplomatic allies her government said on Monday in a move likely to anger China which considers the island a renegade province http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-china/taiwan-president-to-visit-u-s-this-month-move-likely-to-anger-china-idUSKCN1TW1872019-07-01
Tsais time in the United States will be unusually long as normally she spends just a night at a time on transit stops NegativeTAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen will spend four nights in the United States this month while visiting Caribbean diplomatic allies her government said on Monday in a move likely to anger China which considers the island a renegade province http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-china/taiwan-president-to-visit-u-s-this-month-move-likely-to-anger-china-idUSKCN1TW1872019-07-01
Duncan Clark author of The House that Jack said Mas pending resignation made it natural for observers to question Tsais future at the company NegativeChinas Alibaba Group Holding Ltd on Tuesday unveiled its most significant business reshuffle since cofounder Jack Ma announced his pending retirement as the ecommerce firm looks to bolster its investment focus in the face of slowing growth http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-alibaba-china/alibaba-puts-cfo-in-charge-of-investment-in-major-management-reshuffle-idUSKCN1TJ0AH2019-06-19
Tsai will remain executive vicechairman the person said NeutralChinas Alibaba Group Holding Ltd on Tuesday unveiled its most significant business reshuffle since cofounder Jack Ma announced his pending retirement as the ecommerce firm looks to bolster its investment focus in the face of slowing growth http://www.reuters.com/innovation/article/us-alibaba-china/alibaba-puts-cfo-in-charge-of-investment-in-major-management-reshuffle-idUSKCN1TJ0AH2019-06-19
Taiwans President Tsai Ingwen said Taiwan would not accept any extradition requests from Hong Kong under the proposed law PositiveHONG KONG Scuffles broke out between demonstrators and police in Hong Kong on Thursday as hundreds of people kept up a protest against a planned extradition law with mainland China a day after police fired tear gas and rubber bullets to break up big crowds http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-hongkong-extradition/hong-kong-protesters-scuffle-with-police-government-offices-shut-idUSKCN1TD2BL2019-06-14
TAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen on Thursday won the ruling partys hotly contested nomination for the 2020 presidential election in a boost to her administration which suffered a poll defeat amid rising threats from China NeutralTAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen on Thursday won the ruling partys hotly contested nomination for the 2020 presidential election in a boost to her administration which suffered a poll defeat amid rising threats from China http://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-taiwan-election/taiwan-president-wins-ruling-partys-nomination-for-2020-election-idUSKCN1TE0E02019-06-13
In Taiwan which China regards as a breakaway province President Tsai Ingwen said on her Facebook We support the people of Hong Kongs search for freedom democracy and human rights PositiveHONG KONG Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam vowed on Monday to push ahead with amendments to laws allowing suspects to be extradited to mainland China a day after the citys biggest protest since its handover from British to Chinese rule in 1997 http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-hongkong-extradition/hong-kong-pushes-bill-allowing-extraditions-to-china-despite-biggest-protest-since-handover-idUSKCN1TB08W2019-06-11
Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen said June 4 1989 was a historic turning for China which had since taken a different path for democratic development NeutralChina must sincerely for the bloody crackdown on prodemocracy demonstrators in and around Tiananmen Square three decades ago Taiwan said on Monday as a Chinese newspaper said nobody in China was interested in dragging up the past http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-tiananmen-taiwan/taiwan-urges-china-to-repent-for-tiananmen-china-paper-says-event-is-merely-history-idUSKCN1T40B32019-06-04
Beijing suspects Tsai is pushing for the islands formal independence and has steadily stepped up political and military pressure NegativeTAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen said on Friday that China has stepped up efforts to infiltrate and gain influence in the selfruled and democratic island and asked national security agencies to counter the campaign http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-taiwan/taiwan-says-china-has-stepped-up-infiltration-efforts-idUSKCN1SG08F2019-05-11
TAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen said on Friday that China has stepped up efforts to infiltrate and gain influence in the selfruled and democratic island and asked national security agencies to counter the campaign NegativeTAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen said on Friday that China has stepped up efforts to infiltrate and gain influence in the selfruled and democratic island and asked national security agencies to counter the campaign http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-taiwan/taiwan-says-china-has-stepped-up-infiltration-efforts-idUSKCN1SG08F2019-05-11
The Chinese Communist Party continues to demonstrate provocative actions in the Taiwan Strait destroying the status quo across the Taiwan Tsai said NegativeTAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen said on Friday that China has stepped up efforts to infiltrate and gain influence in the selfruled and democratic island and asked national security agencies to counter the campaign http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-taiwan/taiwan-says-china-has-stepped-up-infiltration-efforts-idUSKCN1SG08F2019-05-11
Tsai also said Taiwan would deter military aggression in the Taiwan Strait vowing to boost defence capabilities including upgrading military equipment and a recently launched programme to build submarines PositiveTAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen said on Friday that China has stepped up efforts to infiltrate and gain influence in the selfruled and democratic island and asked national security agencies to counter the campaign http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-taiwan/taiwan-says-china-has-stepped-up-infiltration-efforts-idUSKCN1SG08F2019-05-11
Tsai speaking to reporters after a national security meeting said Chinas influence operations included attempts to interfere with elections and fake news campaigns NegativeTAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen said on Friday that China has stepped up efforts to infiltrate and gain influence in the selfruled and democratic island and asked national security agencies to counter the campaign http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-taiwan/taiwan-says-china-has-stepped-up-infiltration-efforts-idUSKCN1SG08F2019-05-11
Some in Tsais DPP are already eyeing Gous China links as a weak spot NegativeTAIPEI While Foxconn chairman Terry Gou enters Taiwans rancorous political arena free of any political baggage he could yet find himself weighed down by connections to Beijing forged during his pragmatic commercial rise http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-foxconn-chairman-profile/foxconns-gous-close-china-links-could-weigh-on-taiwan-election-chances-idUSKCN1RU1EP2019-04-19
Tsai whose proindependence Democratic Progressive Party suffered a major poll defeat in November warned last year that Beijing was exerting pressure on the island to influence its politics NegativeTAIPEI China was stepping up a campaign to exert influence over Taiwan including its upcoming presidential election a senior U.S. official said on Thursday at a time of heightened tension between the selfruled island and Beijing http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-usa/u-s-says-china-steps-up-campaign-to-influence-taiwan-including-vote-idUSKCN1RU1BE2019-04-19
Under Tsai who came to power in 2016 ties have deteriorated sharply NegativeTAIPEI While Foxconn chairman Terry Gou enters Taiwans rancorous political arena free of any political baggage he could yet find himself weighed down by connections to Beijing forged during his pragmatic commercial rise http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-foxconn-chairman-profile/foxconns-gous-close-china-links-could-weigh-on-taiwan-election-chances-idUSKCN1RU1EP2019-04-19
Yao Chiawen a senior adviser to Tsai told Reuters he thought Gous bid could create problems given his business NegativeTAIPEI While Foxconn chairman Terry Gou enters Taiwans rancorous political arena free of any political baggage he could yet find himself weighed down by connections to Beijing forged during his pragmatic commercial rise http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-foxconn-chairman-profile/foxconns-gous-close-china-links-could-weigh-on-taiwan-election-chances-idUSKCN1RU1EP2019-04-19
A senior adviser to Tsai told Reuters he thought Gous bid could create problems given his extensive business ties with China NegativeTAIPEI Terry Gou chairman of Apple supplier Foxconn said on Wednesday he will contest Taiwans 2020 presidential election shaking up the political landscape at a time of heightened tension between the selfruled island and Beijing http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-foxconn-chairman/foxconns-gou-throws-hat-in-ring-for-taiwan-presidency-with-blessing-of-sea-goddess-idUSKCN1RT07Y2019-04-18
ChinaTaiwan relations have deteriorated since the islands president Tsai Ingwen of the independenceleaning DPP swept to power in 2016 NegativeTAIPEI Terry Gou chairman of Apple supplier Foxconn said on Wednesday he will contest Taiwans 2020 presidential election shaking up the political landscape at a time of heightened tension between the selfruled island and Beijing http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-foxconn-chairman/foxconns-gou-throws-hat-in-ring-for-taiwan-presidency-with-blessing-of-sea-goddess-idUSKCN1RT07Y2019-04-18
Gous news comes as Tsai is grappling with a series of unpopular domestic reform initiatives from a pension scheme to labor law which have come under intense voter scrutiny NegativeTAIPEI Terry Gou chairman of Apple supplier Foxconn said on Wednesday he will contest Taiwans 2020 presidential election shaking up the political landscape at a time of heightened tension between the selfruled island and Beijing http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-foxconn-chairman/foxconns-gou-throws-hat-in-ring-for-taiwan-presidency-with-blessing-of-sea-goddess-idUSKCN1RT07Y2019-04-18
Tsai says she wants to maintain the status quo with China but will defend Taiwans security and democracy NeutralTAIPEI Terry Gou chairman of Apple supplier Foxconn said on Wednesday he will contest Taiwans 2020 presidential election shaking up the political landscape at a time of heightened tension between the selfruled island and Beijing http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-foxconn-chairman/foxconns-gou-throws-hat-in-ring-for-taiwan-presidency-with-blessing-of-sea-goddess-idUSKCN1RT07Y2019-04-18
President Tsai Ingwen had urged the army to complete all tasks on war he added NegativeTAIPEI Taiwan on Sunday condemned what it called a move by China after two Chinese fighter jets crossed a maritime border separating the two sides amid growing friction between Taipei and Beijing http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-china/taiwan-condemns-beijing-after-chinese-jets-cross-maritime-line-idUSKCN1RC0ID2019-04-01
China suspects Tsai and her proindependence Democratic Progressive Party of pushing for the islands formal independence NegativeMarch 27 story corrects aircraft version in paragraph 2 to F16V from http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-taiwan-usa/taiwan-president-seeking-tanks-and-fighters-says-u-s-responding-positively-idUSKCN1R82OA2019-03-28
Tsai who faces reelection in January has repeatedly called for international support to defend Taiwans democracy in the face of Chinas renewed threats NegativeMarch 27 story corrects aircraft version in paragraph 2 to F16V from http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-taiwan-usa/taiwan-president-seeking-tanks-and-fighters-says-u-s-responding-positively-idUSKCN1R82OA2019-03-28
Tsais Pacific tour has come amid heightened tension between Taipei and Beijing which has stepped up diplomatic and military pressure to assert its sovereignty over Taiwan NegativeMarch 27 story corrects aircraft version in paragraph 2 to F16V from http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-taiwan-usa/taiwan-president-seeking-tanks-and-fighters-says-u-s-responding-positively-idUSKCN1R82OA2019-03-28
WASHINGTON Taiwanese President Tsai Ingwen said on Wednesday the United States was responding positively to Taipeis requests for new arms sales to bolster its defenses in the face of growing pressure from China NegativeMarch 27 story corrects aircraft version in paragraph 2 to F16V from http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-taiwan-usa/taiwan-president-seeking-tanks-and-fighters-says-u-s-responding-positively-idUSKCN1R82OA2019-03-28
Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen will stop over in Hawaii next week at the end of a tour of the Pacific to Chinas anger NegativeBEIJING Chinas Defence Ministry on Friday accused its United States counterpart of deliberately seeking to hype up the threat from China and other nations to justify its own military expenditure calling the move shortsighted and dangerous http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-usa-defence/china-says-u-s-hyping-threat-to-justify-own-rising-defense-spending-idUSKCN1R315E2019-03-23
Chinas hostility to Taiwan has grown since Tsais election as Beijing fears she wishes to push for the islands formal independence NegativeTAIPEI Taiwans president will visit three diplomatic allies in the Pacific next week and could stopover in U.S. territory potentially angering China as it seeks to snatch away the selfruled islands few remaining friends http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-politics/taiwan-president-to-visit-pacific-allies-amid-china-pressure-idUSKBN1QT06K2019-03-13
On Monday evening Tsai called a national security meeting during which she urged the administration to counter Xis one country two proposal that Beijing uses to push for with Taiwan NegativeTAIPEI Taiwans president will visit three diplomatic allies in the Pacific next week and could stopover in U.S. territory potentially angering China as it seeks to snatch away the selfruled islands few remaining friends http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-politics/taiwan-president-to-visit-pacific-allies-amid-china-pressure-idUSKBN1QT06K2019-03-13
Tsai called on government officials to come up with measures to Chinas renewed efforts to and to Taiwans capital and talents NegativeTAIPEI Taiwans president will visit three diplomatic allies in the Pacific next week and could stopover in U.S. territory potentially angering China as it seeks to snatch away the selfruled islands few remaining friends http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-politics/taiwan-president-to-visit-pacific-allies-amid-china-pressure-idUSKBN1QT06K2019-03-13
Tsai says she wants to maintain the status quo but will defend Taiwans democracy NeutralTAIPEI Taiwans president will visit three diplomatic allies in the Pacific next week and could stopover in U.S. territory potentially angering China as it seeks to snatch away the selfruled islands few remaining friends http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-politics/taiwan-president-to-visit-pacific-allies-amid-china-pressure-idUSKBN1QT06K2019-03-13
Tsai who has repeatedly warned of the threat from Beijing says she wants to maintain the status quo with China but will defend the islands security and democracy NegativeBEIJING Chinas 2019 defense spending will rise 7 http://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-china-parliament-defence/rise-in-chinas-defense-budget-to-outpace-economic-growth-target-idUSKCN1QM03Y2019-03-06
It seems like a the startup accelerators chief executive Christine Tsai told Reuters PositiveMalaysian budget carrier AirAsia Group said on Monday it was launching a venture capital fund in the United States to invest in startups seeking to enter or expand in Southeast Asia http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-airasia-group-redbeatcapital/airasia-launches-venture-capital-fund-to-back-startups-in-southeast-asia-idUSKCN1QL1GO2019-03-05
Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen from the proindependence Democratic Progressive Party said the island will not accept any deal that destroys its sovereignty and democracy NegativeBEIJING Any proposals from selfruled Taiwan for a peace deal with China must include a push for Beijing said on Wednesday after the islands main opposition party said it could sign one if it wins a presidential election next year http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-china-taiwan/china-says-taiwan-oppositions-peace-proposal-must-include-push-for-reunification-idUSKCN1QG0CJ2019-02-27
Tsai who says she wants to maintain the status quo has said China must use peaceful means to resolve its differences with Taiwan and respect Taipeis democratic values NegativeBEIJING Any proposals from selfruled Taiwan for a peace deal with China must include a push for Beijing said on Wednesday after the islands main opposition party said it could sign one if it wins a presidential election next year http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-china-taiwan/china-says-taiwan-oppositions-peace-proposal-must-include-push-for-reunification-idUSKCN1QG0CJ2019-02-27
Ill be pushing the teams aggressively to see if we cant accelerate that Tsai told Reuters NegativeZURICH Novartis will pay million to Ionis Pharmaceuticals to license an RNAtargeting cardiovascular drug as the Swiss company aims to bolster its range of heart disease treatments that now includes the blockbuster Entresto http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-novartis-ionis-pharma-licensing/novartis-aims-to-pump-up-cardio-business-with-ionis-deal-idUSKCN1QE0KT2019-02-26
Novartis chief drug developer John Tsai said if all went well he would have approvals and be able to start selling TQJ230 by around 2024 PositiveZURICH Novartis will pay million to Ionis Pharmaceuticals to license an RNAtargeting cardiovascular drug as the Swiss company aims to bolster its range of heart disease treatments that now includes the blockbuster Entresto http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-novartis-ionis-pharma-licensing/novartis-aims-to-pump-up-cardio-business-with-ionis-deal-idUSKCN1QE0KT2019-02-26
Novartiss Phase 3 trial still must recruit about 800010000 patients with its goal to demonstrate the injectible medicine cuts the risk of suffering cardiovascular events Tsai said NegativeZURICH Novartis will pay million to Ionis Pharmaceuticals to license an RNAtargeting cardiovascular drug as the Swiss company aims to bolster its range of heart disease treatments that now includes the blockbuster Entresto http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-novartis-ionis-pharma-licensing/novartis-aims-to-pump-up-cardio-business-with-ionis-deal-idUSKCN1QE0KT2019-02-26
They are still awaiting data on a second medicine called AKCEAAPOCIIILRx before Novartis decides how to move ahead with that Tsai said NeutralZURICH Novartis will pay million to Ionis Pharmaceuticals to license an RNAtargeting cardiovascular drug as the Swiss company aims to bolster its range of heart disease treatments that now includes the blockbuster Entresto http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-novartis-ionis-pharma-licensing/novartis-aims-to-pump-up-cardio-business-with-ionis-deal-idUSKCN1QE0KT2019-02-26
WASHINGTON Amid tensions between the United States and China a group of Republican U.S. senators asked House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi to invite Taiwanese President Tsai IngWen to address a joint meeting of the U.S. Congress an invitation that would anger Beijing if it were extended NegativeWASHINGTON Amid tensions between the United States and China a group of Republican U.S. senators asked House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi to invite Taiwanese President Tsai IngWen to address a joint meeting of the U.S. Congress an invitation that would anger Beijing if it were extended http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-china-congress/republican-u-s-senators-want-taiwan-president-to-address-congress-idUSKCN1PW2372019-02-08
President Xi Jinping has stepped up pressure on the democratic island since Tsai from the proindependence Democratic Progressive Party became president in 2016 NegativeTAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen took a dig at Chinas lack of freedom in a message to mark Tuesdays start of the Lunar New Year saying she hoped ethnic Chinese all over the world could experience the of democracy http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-lunar-newyear-taiwan/taiwan-takes-dig-at-chinas-lack-of-democracy-in-new-year-message-idUSKCN1PT0322019-02-04
TAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen took a dig at Chinas lack of freedom in a message to mark Tuesdays start of the Lunar New Year saying she hoped ethnic Chinese all over the world could experience the of democracy PositiveTAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen took a dig at Chinas lack of freedom in a message to mark Tuesdays start of the Lunar New Year saying she hoped ethnic Chinese all over the world could experience the of democracy http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-lunar-newyear-taiwan/taiwan-takes-dig-at-chinas-lack-of-democracy-in-new-year-message-idUSKCN1PT0322019-02-04
Tsai has repeatedly called on China to respect Taiwans democracy and to embrace democratic reforms itself PositiveTAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen took a dig at Chinas lack of freedom in a message to mark Tuesdays start of the Lunar New Year saying she hoped ethnic Chinese all over the world could experience the of democracy http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-lunar-newyear-taiwan/taiwan-takes-dig-at-chinas-lack-of-democracy-in-new-year-message-idUSKCN1PT0322019-02-04
I think its said Joe Tsai cofounder of Alibaba Group when asked about the effect of such down rounds at a Reuters BreakingViews event in Hong Kong last week NeutralHONG KONG Investors are bracing for a series of down in Chinas muchhyped tech sector as weak stock markets worldwide and the countrys economic slowdown weigh on oncebuoyant private markets http://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-tech-downrounds-analysis/investors-brace-for-china-tech-funding-down-rounds-idUSKCN1PO1AR2019-01-31
Alibabas executive vicechairman Joe Tsai struck an optimistic note about China and said people were over worried about the countrys economy adding that Chinese consumers were still fundamentally very strong Negativeto attach to alerts no changes to http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/alibaba-outlook/rpt-alibaba-to-continue-to-invest-aggressively-exec-idUSH9N1ZP0022019-01-27
Comments from Tsai come at a time when Chinas economic growth has slowed to its weakest pace in nearly three decades amid faltering domestic demand and bruising U.S. tariffs NegativeHONG KONG A senior Alibaba executive slammed the United States treatment of Chinas Huawei Technologies as extremely saying measures by the country to curb the firms access to their markets was very politically http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-alibaba-outlook/alibaba-slams-u-s-treatment-of-huawei-efforts-to-curb-chinas-rise-idUSKCN1PJ0RZ2019-01-27
I love Canadians theyre Tsai joked when asked about Mengs arrest calling it a politically charged question NegativeHONG KONG A senior Alibaba executive slammed the United States treatment of Chinas Huawei Technologies as extremely saying measures by the country to curb the firms access to their markets was very politically http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-alibaba-outlook/alibaba-slams-u-s-treatment-of-huawei-efforts-to-curb-chinas-rise-idUSKCN1PJ0RZ2019-01-27
Joe Tsai the ecommerce giants executive vicechairman also sharply criticized what he called an attempt by the U.S. government to curb Chinas rise via a trade war NegativeHONG KONG A senior Alibaba executive slammed the United States treatment of Chinas Huawei Technologies as extremely saying measures by the country to curb the firms access to their markets was very politically http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-alibaba-outlook/alibaba-slams-u-s-treatment-of-huawei-efforts-to-curb-chinas-rise-idUSKCN1PJ0RZ2019-01-27
Tsai said Alibaba will continue to invest aggressively despite the uncertain business environment PositiveHONG KONG A senior Alibaba executive slammed the United States treatment of Chinas Huawei Technologies as extremely saying measures by the country to curb the firms access to their markets was very politically http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-alibaba-outlook/alibaba-slams-u-s-treatment-of-huawei-efforts-to-curb-chinas-rise-idUSKCN1PJ0RZ2019-01-27
A spokesman for Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen said Taiwan would not bow to Chinese pressure NegativeOne of Chinas top governmentlinked think tanks has called out Apple Inc Amazon http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-taiwan-china/apple-amazon-called-out-for-incorrect-taiwan-hong-kong-references-idUSKCN1PB0A62019-01-18
Beijing has stepped up pressure on Taiwan since Tsai from the proindependence ruling party took office in 2016 NeutralOne of Chinas top governmentlinked think tanks has called out Apple Inc Amazon http://www.reuters.com/news/technology/article/us-taiwan-china/apple-amazon-called-out-for-incorrect-taiwan-hong-kong-references-idUSKCN1PB0A62019-01-18
Chinese media organizations are doing surveillance in Lo Chih Cheng a lawmaker from Tsais ruling Democratic Progressive Party told reporters NeutralTaiwan will step up its investigation of proBeijing newspapers accused by politicians on the selfruled island of spreading fake news and surveillance activities that infringe national security a security official said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-security/taiwan-steps-up-probe-into-surveillance-by-pro-china-media-on-island-idUSKCN1PC0EI2019-01-18
With Taiwan expected to hold a presidential election in about a year Tsai has warned against Chinese efforts including the deployment of fake to interfere with domestic politics and elections NegativeTaiwan will step up its investigation of proBeijing newspapers accused by politicians on the selfruled island of spreading fake news and surveillance activities that infringe national security a security official said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/news/mediahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-security/taiwan-steps-up-probe-into-surveillance-by-pro-china-media-on-island-idUSKCN1PC0EI2019-01-18
Xi has stepped up pressure on the democratic island since Tsai Ingwen from the proindependence Democratic Progressive Party became president in 2016 NegativeWASHINGTON The United States is closely watching Chinese intentions toward Taiwan concerned that Beijings growing military prowess may increase the risk it could one day consider bringing the selfruled island under its control by force a U.S. official said on Tuesday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-usa-china-military/u-s-eyes-taiwan-risk-as-chinas-military-capabilities-grow-idUSKCN1P92TP2019-01-16
But many experts believe it is even worse than has been reported and Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen urged Beijing last month to not information about the disease NegativeChina has warned the countrys pork industry that covering up cases of African swine fever is a crime days after a dead pig was found on a Taiwanese beach prompting Taipei to claim Beijing was not sharing accurate information on the disease http://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-china-swinefever-taiwan/china-warns-pig-trade-against-african-swine-fever-cover-ups-as-taiwan-concerns-grow-idUSKCN1OY0AA2019-01-05
If the international community did not support a democratic country that was under threat we might have to ask which country might be Tsai added NeutralTAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen called on Saturday for international support to defend the selfruled islands democracy and way of life in the face of renewed threats from China http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-taiwan-china/taiwan-president-calls-for-international-support-to-defend-democracy-idUSKCN1OZ0582019-01-05
TAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen called on Saturday for international support to defend the selfruled islands democracy and way of life in the face of renewed threats from China NegativeTAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen called on Saturday for international support to defend the selfruled islands democracy and way of life in the face of renewed threats from China http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-taiwan-china/taiwan-president-calls-for-international-support-to-defend-democracy-idUSKCN1OZ0582019-01-05
Tsai on Saturday also urged China to have a correct of what Taiwanese think and said actions such as political bullying were unhelpful in crossstrait relations NegativeTAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen called on Saturday for international support to defend the selfruled islands democracy and way of life in the face of renewed threats from China http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-taiwan-china/taiwan-president-calls-for-international-support-to-defend-democracy-idUSKCN1OZ0582019-01-05
In a new years speech earlier this week Tsai said China must use peaceful means to resolve its differences with Taiwan and respect its democratic values NeutralTAIPEI Taiwans President Tsai Ingwen said on Wednesday the island would not accept a one country two political arrangement with China while stressing all crossstrait negotiations needed to be on a governmenttogovernment basis http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-taiwan-president/taiwan-president-defiant-after-china-calls-for-reunification-idUSKCN1OW0FN2019-01-02
Speaking to reporters Tsai said Taiwan would never accept one country two and was proud of its democratic way of life NeutralChina reserves the right to use force to bring Taiwan under its control but will strive to achieve peaceful with the selfruled island that has a bright future under any future Chinese rule President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-china-taiwan/chinas-xi-threatens-taiwan-with-force-but-also-seeks-peaceful-reunification-idUSKCN1OW04K2019-01-02
TAIPEI Taiwans President Tsai Ingwen said on Wednesday the island would not accept a one country two political arrangement with China while stressing all crossstrait negotiations needed to be on a governmenttogovernment basis NegativeTAIPEI Taiwans President Tsai Ingwen said on Wednesday the island would not accept a one country two political arrangement with China while stressing all crossstrait negotiations needed to be on a governmenttogovernment basis http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-taiwan-president/taiwan-president-defiant-after-china-calls-for-reunification-idUSKCN1OW0FN2019-01-02
Tsai also urged China to understand Taiwanese peoples thinking and needs NeutralTAIPEI Taiwans President Tsai Ingwen said on Wednesday the island would not accept a one country two political arrangement with China while stressing all crossstrait negotiations needed to be on a governmenttogovernment basis http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-taiwan-president/taiwan-president-defiant-after-china-calls-for-reunification-idUSKCN1OW0FN2019-01-02
Tsai rejected Xis call and instead urged China to embrace democracy NegativeChina reserves the right to use force to bring Taiwan under its control but will strive to achieve peaceful with the selfruled island that has a bright future under any future Chinese rule President Xi Jinping said on Wednesday http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-china-taiwan/chinas-xi-threatens-taiwan-with-force-but-also-seeks-peaceful-reunification-idUSKCN1OW04K2019-01-02
China fears Tsai wishes to push for Taiwans formal independence though Tsai says she wants to maintain the status quo NeutralBEIJING China will kick off a year of sensitive anniversaries with a major speech on Wednesday by President Xi Jinping on Taiwan Chinas most sensitive issue http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-taiwan/china-to-kick-off-year-of-sensitive-anniversaries-with-major-speech-on-taiwan-idUSKCN1OU0492019-01-01
Chinas interference in the islands political and social development is Taiwans biggest challenge at the Tsai said NegativeTAIPEI China must use peaceful means to resolve its differences with Taiwan and respect its democratic values Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen said on Tuesday ahead of a major speech about the island by Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-china/taiwan-tells-china-to-use-peaceful-means-to-resolve-differences-idUSKCN1OV1962019-01-01
Here I would like to call on China to face squarely the reality of the existence of the Republic of China on Tsai said referring to the islands formal name NegativeTAIPEI China must use peaceful means to resolve its differences with Taiwan and respect its democratic values Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen said on Tuesday ahead of a major speech about the island by Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-china/taiwan-tells-china-to-use-peaceful-means-to-resolve-differences-idUSKCN1OV1962019-01-01
TAIPEI China must use peaceful means to resolve its differences with Taiwan and respect its democratic values Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen said on Tuesday ahead of a major speech about the island by Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing NegativeTAIPEI China must use peaceful means to resolve its differences with Taiwan and respect its democratic values Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen said on Tuesday ahead of a major speech about the island by Chinese President Xi Jinping in Beijing http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-china/taiwan-tells-china-to-use-peaceful-means-to-resolve-differences-idUSKCN1OV1962019-01-01





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Tsai herself weighed into the debate on Sunday saying that Taiwan had never accepted being called China NegativeThe Chinesespeaking worlds version of the Oscars the Golden Horse Awards has created a sharp political divide between film stars and directors as the annual event becomes a lightning rod for questions about Taiwanese independence http://www.reuters.com/news/entertainmenthttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-awards-goldenhorse/lights-camera-factions-stars-at-chinese-language-oscars-split-over-taiwan-idUSKCN1NO0PJ2018-11-20
This month Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen vowed to boost national security and said her government would not submit to Chinese suppression NeutralTAIPEI Efforts to decide selfruled Taiwans future by other than peaceful are a grave concern to the United States a senior American diplomat said on Wednesday amid renewed tension between China and the island it considers a wayward province http://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-taiwan-diplomacy/u-s-says-gravely-concerned-by-any-non-peaceful-means-of-deciding-taiwans-future-idUSKCN1N50AF2018-10-31
ChinaTaiwan relations have deteriorated since the islands president Tsai Ingwen of the independenceleaning Democratic Progressive Party swept to power in 2016 NegativeBEIJING Chinas military will take action at any to foil any attempt to separate the selfruled island of Taiwan which Beijing claims as its own the countrys defense minister said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-defence/china-says-military-will-act-at-any-cost-to-prevent-taiwan-split-idUSKCN1MZ05L2018-10-25
Tsai says she wants to maintain the status quo with China but will not be bullied NeutralBEIJING Chinas military will take action at any to foil any attempt to separate the selfruled island of Taiwan which Beijing claims as its own the countrys defense minister said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-defence/china-says-military-will-act-at-any-cost-to-prevent-taiwan-split-idUSKCN1MZ05L2018-10-25
Taiwans relations with China have deteriorated since the islands President Tsai Ingwen of the independenceleaning Democratic Progressive Party swept to power in 2016 NegativeThe United States sent two warships through the Taiwan Strait on Monday in the second such operation this year as the U.S. military increases the frequency of transits through the strategic waterway despite opposition from China http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-us/u-s-warships-pass-through-taiwan-strait-amid-china-tensions-idUSKCN1MW1Z02018-10-24
Taiwans relations with China have deteriorated since the islands President Tsai Ingwen from the independenceleaning Democratic Progressive Party swept to power in 2016 NegativeThe United States sent two warships through the Taiwan Strait on Monday in the second such operation this year as the U.S. military increases the frequency of transits through the strategic waterway despite opposition from China http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-taiwan-us/u-s-warships-pass-through-taiwan-strait-amid-china-tensions-idUSKCN1MW1Z02018-10-23
Protesters said Tsais government should push back against Beijing and advocated a referendum on independence to avoid being swallowed NegativeTAIPEI Several thousand proindependence demonstrators rallied in Taiwans capital on Saturday to protest against Beijings and called for a referendum on whether the selfruled island should formally declare independence from China http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-china-protests/thousands-rally-in-taiwan-call-for-referendum-on-independence-from-china-idUSKCN1MU0902018-10-21
Relations with Beijing have deteriorated since Tsai came into office in 2016 with China suspecting that she wants to push for formal independence a red line for Beijing NegativeTAIPEI Several thousand proindependence demonstrators rallied in Taiwans capital on Saturday to protest against Beijings and called for a referendum on whether the selfruled island should formally declare independence from China http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-china-protests/thousands-rally-in-taiwan-call-for-referendum-on-independence-from-china-idUSKCN1MU0902018-10-21
BEIJING Taiwan has invited Pope Francis to visit its President Tsai Ingwen said just weeks after the Vatican reached a milestone deal on the appointment of bishops with China which claims the selfruled island as its own PositiveBEIJING Taiwan has invited Pope Francis to visit its President Tsai Ingwen said just weeks after the Vatican reached a milestone deal on the appointment of bishops with China which claims the selfruled island as its own http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-vatican-china/taiwan-invites-pope-francis-to-visit-following-landmark-china-vatican-pact-idUSKCN1MP0CG2018-10-15
For her part Tsai has repeatedly emphasized maintaining the status quo since coming to power NeutralTAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen vowed on Wednesday to boost national security saying her government would not submit to Chinese suppression as Beijing ramps up pressure to assert its sovereignty over the selfruled island http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-anniversary-president/taiwan-pledges-to-enhance-national-security-amid-china-pressure-idUSKCN1MK09G2018-10-11
Relations with Beijing have nosedived since Tsai came into office in 2016 with China suspecting that she wants to push for formal independence a red line for Beijing NegativeTAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen vowed on Wednesday to boost national security saying her government would not submit to Chinese suppression as Beijing ramps up pressure to assert its sovereignty over the selfruled island http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-anniversary-president/taiwan-pledges-to-enhance-national-security-amid-china-pressure-idUSKCN1MK09G2018-10-11
TAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen vowed on Wednesday to boost national security saying her government would not submit to Chinese suppression as Beijing ramps up pressure to assert its sovereignty over the selfruled island NegativeTAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen vowed on Wednesday to boost national security saying her government would not submit to Chinese suppression as Beijing ramps up pressure to assert its sovereignty over the selfruled island http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-anniversary-president/taiwan-pledges-to-enhance-national-security-amid-china-pressure-idUSKCN1MK09G2018-10-11
Taiwan must work with other countries to build a coalition to defend democracy Tsai said thanking the European Parliament and the United States for their support PositiveTAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen vowed on Wednesday to boost national security saying her government would not submit to Chinese suppression as Beijing ramps up pressure to assert its sovereignty over the selfruled island http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-anniversary-president/taiwan-pledges-to-enhance-national-security-amid-china-pressure-idUSKCN1MK09G2018-10-11
Tsais remarks came weeks ahead of islandwide local elections in late November that are seen as a bellwether for her ruling partys performance in presidential elections due in 2020 NegativeTAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen vowed on Wednesday to boost national security saying her government would not submit to Chinese suppression as Beijing ramps up pressure to assert its sovereignty over the selfruled island http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-anniversary-president/taiwan-pledges-to-enhance-national-security-amid-china-pressure-idUSKCN1MK09G2018-10-11
TAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen vowed on Wednesday to enhance national security warning her government will not submit to Chinese suppression as Beijing ramps up pressure to assert sovereignty over the island NegativeTAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen vowed on Wednesday to enhance national security warning her government will not submit to Chinese suppression as Beijing ramps up pressure to assert sovereignty over the island http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-taiwan-anniversary-president/taiwan-to-enhance-national-security-in-face-of-chinese-pressure-idUSKCN1MK09G2018-10-10
Tsai said Chinas increased pressure on Taiwan had challenged the status quo across the Taiwan Strait but that Taiwan will not recklessly provoke China NegativeTAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen vowed on Wednesday to enhance national security warning her government will not submit to Chinese suppression as Beijing ramps up pressure to assert sovereignty over the island http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-taiwan-anniversary-president/taiwan-to-enhance-national-security-in-face-of-chinese-pressure-idUSKCN1MK09G2018-10-10
Using a National Day speech to reinforce Taiwans selfrule Tsai said the island would use all methods to prevent infiltration from other countries NeutralTAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen vowed on Wednesday to enhance national security warning her government will not submit to Chinese suppression as Beijing ramps up pressure to assert sovereignty over the island http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-taiwan-anniversary-president/taiwan-to-enhance-national-security-in-face-of-chinese-pressure-idUSKCN1MK09G2018-10-10
Anecdotally the intensity of interactions is rising under the administration of Taiwanese President Tsai Ingwen PositiveHONG As Beijing intensifies its effort to further isolate Taiwan diplomatically Taipei is actively but discreetly broadening security ties with regional powers beyond its longstanding relationship with the United States http://www.reuters.com/places/japan/article/us-taiwan-diplomacy-analysis/taiwan-courts-security-ties-with-bigger-friends-as-beijing-snatches-allies-idUSKCN1LU00G2018-09-14
Chinas hostility to Taiwan has grown since Tsais election two years ago as Beijing fears she wishes to push for the islands formal independence a red line for China NegativeThe United States on Thursday attacked El Salvadors decision to ditch diplomatic ties with Taiwan in favor of China saying the change was of grave concern to Washington and warning that China was offering economic inducements to seek domination http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-usa-taiwan/u-s-says-china-seeks-domination-after-el-salvador-ditches-taiwan-idUSKCN1L90AA2018-08-24
Gardner met last week with Taiwanese President Tsai Ingwen about what Congress could do to support Taiwan NegativeWASHINGTON A leading U.S. Republican senator said Thursday he is preparing legislation to discourage Taiwans few remaining allies from switching their allegiance to China after El Salvador became the third country this year to move toward Beijing http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-china-usa/u-s-senator-plans-measure-to-help-taiwan-keep-its-allies-idUSKCN1L82HA2018-08-24
Chinas hostility to Taiwan has grown since Tsais election as Beijing fears she wishes to push for the islands formal independence a red line for China NegativeTaiwans last diplomatic ally in Africa the Kingdom of eSwatini said on Wednesday it had no intention of switching ties to China after a Chinese diplomat said he expected it to ditch Taipei soon amid a bitter diplomatic dispute http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-taiwan-china/taiwans-last-africa-ally-tells-china-no-desire-to-switch-ties-idUSKCN1L70972018-08-22
Chinas pressure towards Taiwan will not stop ahead of the Tsai said in a statement adding that Beijing was attempting to affect the election results NegativeTAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen said on Wednesday China was exerting pressure on the island in an attempt to influence its politics including upcoming local elections http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-china-elections/taiwan-president-says-china-is-aiming-to-use-pressure-to-affect-elections-idUSKCN1L70KE2018-08-22
TAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen said on Wednesday China was exerting pressure on the island in an attempt to influence its politics including upcoming local elections NegativeTAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen said on Wednesday China was exerting pressure on the island in an attempt to influence its politics including upcoming local elections http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-china-elections/taiwan-president-says-china-is-aiming-to-use-pressure-to-affect-elections-idUSKCN1L70KE2018-08-22
Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen who has vowed not to bow to Chinese pressure came under opposition criticism on Wednesday amid calls for a more friendlier policy toward Beijing NegativeChina expects selfruled Taiwans last diplomatic ally in Africa the Kingdom of eSwatini will switch to Beijing soon a senior Chinese diplomat said on Wednesday a day after China won over the third Taipei ally in a year http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-taiwan-china/china-expects-taiwans-last-africa-ally-will-switch-to-beijing-soon-idUSKCN1L70972018-08-22
Tsai said China was exerting pressure on the island in an attempt to influence its politics including local elections in late November NeutralTaiwans last diplomatic ally in Africa the Kingdom of eSwatini said on Wednesday it had no intention of switching ties to China after a Chinese diplomat said he expected it to ditch Taipei soon amid a bitter diplomatic dispute http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-taiwan-china/taiwans-last-africa-ally-tells-china-no-desire-to-switch-ties-idUSKCN1L70972018-08-22
We have to make mental Tsai said in a statement NeutralTaiwans last diplomatic ally in Africa the Kingdom of eSwatini said on Wednesday it had no intention of switching ties to China after a Chinese diplomat said he expected it to ditch Taipei soon amid a bitter diplomatic dispute http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-taiwan-china/taiwans-last-africa-ally-tells-china-no-desire-to-switch-ties-idUSKCN1L70972018-08-22
In response Tsai last week urged people in Taiwan to remain united and she remained defiant in the face of Beijings pressure NeutralTAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen said on Monday the selfruled island would not bow to pressure after her highprofile trip to Latin America including stops in the United States which drew criticism from China http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-china/taiwan-wont-bow-to-pressure-president-says-amid-china-tensions-idUSKCN1L51RZ2018-08-21
TAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen said on Monday the selfruled island would not bow to pressure after her highprofile trip to Latin America including stops in the United States which drew criticism from China PositiveTAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen said on Monday the selfruled island would not bow to pressure after her highprofile trip to Latin America including stops in the United States which drew criticism from China http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-china/taiwan-wont-bow-to-pressure-president-says-amid-china-tensions-idUSKCN1L51RZ2018-08-21
The news comes as Tsai wrapped up a highprofile trip to Latin America including stops in the United States that drew anger from China NeutralTaiwan vowed on Tuesday to fight Chinas increasingly out of behavior after Taipei lost another ally to Beijing when El Salvador became the third country to switch allegiances to China this year http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-taiwan-diplomacy/taiwan-says-china-out-of-control-as-it-loses-el-salvador-to-beijing-idUSKCN1L60582018-08-21
Tsai said during talks with heads of state during the trip she had demonstrated Taiwans determination for the value of freedom and democracy NeutralTAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen said on Monday the selfruled island would not bow to pressure after her highprofile trip to Latin America including stops in the United States which drew criticism from China http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-china/taiwan-wont-bow-to-pressure-president-says-amid-china-tensions-idUSKCN1L51RZ2018-08-21
We will turn to countries with similar values to fight together against Chinas increasingly outofcontrol international Tsai said NegativeTaiwan vowed on Tuesday to fight Chinas increasingly out of behavior after Taipei lost another ally to Beijing when El Salvador became the third country to switch allegiances to China this year http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-taiwan-diplomacy/taiwan-says-china-out-of-control-as-it-loses-el-salvador-to-beijing-idUSKCN1L60582018-08-21
Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen is visiting the United States this month stopping off first in Los Angeles and then in Houston on her way to and from Paraguay and Belize PositiveBEIJING China on Tuesday condemned measures targeting it in a new U.S. defense act saying it would comprehensively assess aspects that beef up the role of a panel tasked with reviewing foreign investment proposals http://www.reuters.com/news/ushttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trade-china-ndaa/china-angered-at-new-u-s-defense-act-to-assess-content-idUSKBN1KZ0212018-08-14
China which believes Tsai wants to push for Taiwans formal independence has already complained to Washington about her U.S. stopovers which include Houston on her way back NegativeTAIPEI Vowing that no one can obliterate Taiwans President Tsai Ingwen left on Sunday for the United States and two of Taipeis remaining diplomatic allies amid pressure from China to try to stamp out references to the island internationally http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-china-taiwan/no-one-can-obliterate-taiwans-existence-president-says-on-departure-for-u-s-idUSKBN1KX0852018-08-13
During her U.S. stops Tsai intends to meet Ed Royce chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Foreign Affairs Committee according to two people with knowledge of the plans PositiveTAIPEI Vowing that no one can obliterate Taiwans President Tsai Ingwen left on Sunday for the United States and two of Taipeis remaining diplomatic allies amid pressure from China to try to stamp out references to the island internationally http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-china-taiwan/no-one-can-obliterate-taiwans-existence-president-says-on-departure-for-u-s-idUSKBN1KX0852018-08-13
Speaking before her flight to Los Angeles where she was stopping en route to Belize and Paraguay Tsai struck a defiant tone NegativeTAIPEI Vowing that no one can obliterate Taiwans President Tsai Ingwen left on Sunday for the United States and two of Taipeis remaining diplomatic allies amid pressure from China to try to stamp out references to the island internationally http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-china-taiwan/no-one-can-obliterate-taiwans-existence-president-says-on-departure-for-u-s-idUSKBN1KX0852018-08-13
TAIPEI Vowing that no one can obliterate Taiwans President Tsai Ingwen left on Sunday for the United States and two of Taipeis remaining diplomatic allies amid pressure from China to try to stamp out references to the island internationally NegativeTAIPEI Vowing that no one can obliterate Taiwans President Tsai Ingwen left on Sunday for the United States and two of Taipeis remaining diplomatic allies amid pressure from China to try to stamp out references to the island internationally http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-china-taiwan/no-one-can-obliterate-taiwans-existence-president-says-on-departure-for-u-s-idUSKBN1KX0852018-08-13
Tsais U.S. stopovers come as China and the United States are engaged in a trade war adding to Beijings irritation with Washington NegativeTAIPEI Vowing that no one can obliterate Taiwans President Tsai Ingwen left on Sunday for the United States and two of Taipeis remaining diplomatic allies amid pressure from China to try to stamp out references to the island internationally http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-china-taiwan/no-one-can-obliterate-taiwans-existence-president-says-on-departure-for-u-s-idUSKBN1KX0852018-08-13
China urged the United States on Tuesday not to allow Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen to transit its territory when she visits Belize and Paraguay next month adding to tension between Beijing and Washington that has worsened amid a trade war NegativeChina urged the United States on Tuesday not to allow Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen to transit its territory when she visits Belize and Paraguay next month adding to tension between Beijing and Washington that has worsened amid a trade war http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-taiwan-usa/china-urges-u-s-not-to-allow-stopover-by-taiwan-president-idUSKBN1KL1KC2018-07-31
Taiwans Presidential Office said Tsai would be stopping off in Los Angeles and Houston though did not provide exact dates NegativeChina urged the United States on Tuesday not to allow Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen to transit its territory when she visits Belize and Paraguay next month adding to tension between Beijing and Washington that has worsened amid a trade war http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-taiwan-usa/china-urges-u-s-not-to-allow-stopover-by-taiwan-president-idUSKBN1KL1KC2018-07-31
Taiwans government announced on Monday that Tsai would travel to and from its two diplomatic allies via the United States standard procedure for visits by Taiwanese presidents to Latin America NegativeChina urged the United States on Tuesday not to allow Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen to transit its territory when she visits Belize and Paraguay next month adding to tension between Beijing and Washington that has worsened amid a trade war http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-taiwan-usa/china-urges-u-s-not-to-allow-stopover-by-taiwan-president-idUSKBN1KL1KC2018-07-31
The timing of Tsais August visits to the United States comes amid an increasingly bitter trade war between China and the United States NegativeChina urged the United States on Tuesday not to allow Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen to transit its territory when she visits Belize and Paraguay next month adding to tension between Beijing and Washington that has worsened amid a trade war http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-taiwan-usa/china-urges-u-s-not-to-allow-stopover-by-taiwan-president-idUSKBN1KL1KC2018-07-31
China fears Tsai wants to push for formal independence although she says she wants to maintain the status quo and is committed to peace Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-china-cybersecurity/chinese-cyber-attacks-on-taiwan-government-becoming-harder-to-detect-source-idUSKBN1JB17L2018-06-15
Since Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen of the leftleaning Democratic Progressive Party took office in 2016 Chinas hostility to the island has increased Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-china-cybersecurity/chinese-cyber-attacks-on-taiwan-government-becoming-harder-to-detect-source-idUSKBN1JB17L2018-06-15
Hostility towards Taiwan has risen since independenceleaning President Tsai Ingwens election in 2016 Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-china-charge/taiwan-charges-pro-china-party-spokesman-and-others-with-breaching-national-security-idUSKBN1JA14X2018-06-14
In comments certain to rile Beijing Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen said the new complex was a reaffirmation of both sides commitment to a vital Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-taiwan-diplomacy/u-s-shows-new-de-facto-embassy-in-taiwan-amid-china-tensions-idUSKBN1J72QS2018-06-12
In comments certain to rile Beijing Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen said the new complex was a reaffirmation of both sides commitment to a vital relationship Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-taiwan-diplomacy/u-s-unveils-de-facto-embassy-in-taiwan-amid-china-tensions-idUSKBN1J72QS2018-06-12
King Mswati III Africas last absolute monarch and Taiwans only remaining African ally was the first foreign leader to observe the Han Kuang drills since Tsai took office in 2016 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-taiwan-military-drill/taiwan-holds-large-scale-military-drills-amid-china-tensions-idUSKCN1J30E62018-06-07
Tension between Taiwan and its big neighbor has increased in recent months with China suspicious Tsais administration wants to push for the islands formal independence Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-taiwan-military-drill/taiwan-holds-large-scale-military-drills-amid-china-tensions-idUSKCN1J30E62018-06-07
Tsai has said she wants to maintain the status quo but will protect Taiwans security and not be bullied by Beijing Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-taiwan-military-drill/taiwan-holds-large-scale-military-drills-amid-china-tensions-idUSKCN1J30E62018-06-07
Chinas hostility to Tsai has risen since she won an election in 2016 as China fears she wishes to push the islands formal independence a red line for Beijing Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-tiananmen-taiwan/china-rebukes-taiwan-president-for-tiananmen-comments-idUSKCN1J117K2018-06-05
In her Monday message Tsai took aim at Chinas autocracy in contrast with Taiwans freewheeling ways Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-tiananmen-taiwan/china-rebukes-taiwan-president-for-tiananmen-comments-idUSKCN1J117K2018-06-05
The leader of the Democratic Progressive Party authority and the Democratic Progressive Party have no qualifications to make irresponsible the statement said referring to Taiwans ruling party which Tsai leads Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-tiananmen-taiwan/china-rebukes-taiwan-president-for-tiananmen-comments-idUSKCN1J117K2018-06-05
Tsai says she wants to maintain the status quo but will defend Taiwans security and its hardwon democracy Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-tiananmen-taiwan/china-rebukes-taiwan-president-for-tiananmen-comments-idUSKCN1J117K2018-06-05
Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen visited Swaziland in April to shore up ties Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-china-taiwan-swaziland/china-angles-for-swaziland-to-ditch-taiwan-before-major-african-summit-idUSKCN1IX4502018-06-01
TAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen welcomed the leader of the Caribbean nation of Haiti with a military salute on Tuesday on his first official trip to Taipei as China ramps up the pressure to lure away Taiwans friends Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-taiwan-haiti/taiwan-welcomes-haiti-president-as-china-chips-away-at-allies-idUSKCN1IU0I62018-05-29
Tsai says she wants to maintain the status quo but will not be bullied by China and will defend Taiwan and its democracy Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-china-burkina/china-wins-back-burkina-faso-urges-taiwans-last-african-ally-to-follow-idUSKCN1IR09W2018-05-27
Tsai visited Swaziland in April to shore up ties Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-china-burkina/china-wins-back-burkina-faso-urges-taiwans-last-african-ally-to-follow-idUSKCN1IR09W2018-05-27
Tension between democratic Taiwan and its big neighbor has increased in recent months with China suspicious the administration of President Tsai Ingwen wants to push for the islands formal independence Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-taiwan-china/taiwan-air-force-scrambles-as-chinese-bombers-fly-round-island-idUSKCN1IQ0D22018-05-25
Tsai said Taiwan would not engage in dollar and denounced Beijings methods saying Taiwan and its partners in the international community would not cower to Chinas pressure Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-taiwan-china/taiwan-air-force-scrambles-as-chinese-bombers-fly-round-island-idUSKCN1IQ0D22018-05-25
Tsai who took offer in 2016 says she wants to maintain the status quo but will protect Taiwans security and not be bullied by Beijing Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-taiwan-china/taiwan-air-force-scrambles-as-chinese-bombers-fly-round-island-idUSKCN1IQ0D22018-05-25
Burkina is the fifth country to cut ties with Taiwan since Tsai came to office following the Dominican Republic Gambia Sao Tome and Principe and Panama Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-burkina-taiwan/taiwan-loses-second-ally-in-a-month-amid-china-pressure-idUSKCN1IP1J72018-05-24
Burkina is the fourth country to cut ties with Taiwan since Tsai came to office following the Dominican Republic Sao Tome and Principe and Panama Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-burkina-taiwan/taiwan-says-will-not-cower-as-loses-second-ally-in-a-month-amid-china-pressure-idUSKCN1IP1J72018-05-24
China toys with dollar diplomacy and promises huge sums of money to entice many countries to build Tsai said Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-burkina-taiwan/taiwan-loses-second-ally-in-a-month-amid-china-pressure-idUSKCN1IP1J72018-05-24
Speaking at a hastily arranged news conference in Taipei President Tsai Ingwen said Taiwan would not engage in dollar and denounced Beijings methods Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-burkina-taiwan/taiwan-loses-second-ally-in-a-month-amid-china-pressure-idUSKCN1IP1J72018-05-24
TAIPEI Taiwan will not engage in dollar diplomacy with China after Burkina Faso cut diplomatic ties with the selfruled island Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen said on Thursday Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-burkina-taiwan-president/taiwan-says-will-not-engage-in-dollar-diplomacy-with-china-idUSKCN1IP2452018-05-24
The Dominican Republic is the fourth country to cut ties with Taiwan since Tsai came to office following the Gambia Sao Tome and Principe and Panama Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-china-dominicanrepublic-taiwan/china-media-say-taiwan-has-sour-grapes-as-another-ally-goes-idUSKBN1I308N2018-05-02
Chinas hostility towards the island has grown since the 2016 election of President Tsai Ingwen from the proindependence Democratic Progressive Party Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-defence-taiwan/china-air-force-circles-taiwan-in-latest-military-drill-idUSKBN1HX0TT2018-04-26
China claims Taiwan as its sacred territory and its hostility towards the island has grown since the 2016 election as president of Tsai Ingwen from the proindependence Democratic Progressive Party Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-china-taiwan/china-warns-of-more-action-after-military-drills-near-taiwan-idUSKBN1HW07W2018-04-25
China claims Taiwan as its sacred territory and its hostility toward the island has grown since the 2016 election as president of Tsai Ingwen from the proindependence Democratic Progressive Party Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-taiwan-defence/taiwan-to-simulate-repelling-invasion-amid-china-tensions-idUSKBN1HV0B22018-04-24
China has been issuing increasingly strident calls for Taiwan to toe the line even as Tsai has pledged to maintain the status quo and keep the peace Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-taiwan-defence/taiwan-to-simulate-repelling-invasion-amid-china-tensions-idUSKBN1HV0B22018-04-24
claims Taiwan as its sacred territory and its hostility toward the island has grown since the 2016 election as president of Tsai Ingwen from the proindependence Democratic Progressive Party Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/brazil/article/us-taiwan-defence/taiwan-to-simulate-repelling-invasion-amid-china-tensions-idUSKBN1HV0B22018-04-24
Chinas hostility toward Taiwan has grown since Tsai Ingwen from the proindependence Democratic Progressive Party won a presidential election on the island in 2016 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-china-taiwan/china-carries-out-live-fire-drills-unclear-if-aimed-at-taiwan-idUSKBN1HQ04G2018-04-19
Chinas hostility towards Taiwan has grown since Tsai Ingwen from the proindependence Democratic Progressive Party won a presidential election on the island in 2016 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-china-taiwan/china-air-force-again-circles-taiwan-in-sacred-mission-idUSKBN1HQ04G2018-04-19
He also announced that he had poached Amgens John Tsai as his new chief drug developer Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/news/health/article/us-novartis-results/novartis-ceo-feels-heat-on-u-s-generics-cosentyx-drop-idUSKBN1HQ0IG2018-04-19
Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen attended the event while on a visit to a country which is one of the few to maintain diplomatic ties with Taiwan rather than Beijing Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-swaziland-monarch-country/africas-last-absolute-monarch-renames-swaziland-as-eswatini-idUSKBN1HQ2NO2018-04-19
Tsai says she is committed to peace and maintaining the status quo across the Taiwan Strait but will defend Taiwans security Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-china-taiwan/china-air-force-again-circles-taiwan-in-sacred-mission-idUSKBN1HQ04G2018-04-19
Chinas hostility toward Taiwan has grown since Tsai Ingwen from the proindependence Democratic Progressive Party won presidential elections on the island in 2016 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-taiwan-drills/taiwan-says-beijing-saber-rattling-as-china-starts-military-drills-idUSKBN1HP0DI2018-04-18
Asked by a reporter if the event was aimed at competing with Xi Tsai urged people not to the situation saying her inspection was just the first of a series Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-military-drills/taiwan-president-joins-naval-drill-a-day-after-huge-china-exercise-idUSKBN1HK0RC2018-04-13
Chinas hostility has risen since Tsais election as it suspects she wants to push for formal independence which would cross a red line for Communist Party leaders in Beijing Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-military-drills/taiwan-president-joins-naval-drill-a-day-after-huge-china-exercise-idUSKBN1HK0RC2018-04-13
MOSCOW Russian billionaire Mikhail Prokhorov has sold a 49percent stake in the Brooklyn Nets basketball team to Joe Tsai the executive vice chairman and cofounder of the Alibaba Group the NBA team said in a statement Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/finance/dealshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-basketball-brooklynnets-prokhorov-tsa/russias-prokhorov-sells-49-percent-in-brooklyn-nets-basketball-team-idUSKBN1HK0N72018-04-13
SUAO Taiwan Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen presided over a military drill by the selfruled islands navy on Friday for the first time since she took office in 2016 a day after diplomatic rival China held a largescale naval display Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-military-drills/taiwan-president-joins-naval-drill-a-day-after-huge-china-exercise-idUSKBN1HK0RC2018-04-13
Sources told Reuters last year that Tsais deal to purchase the 49percent stake valued the team at around Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-basketball-brooklynnets-prokhorov-tsa/russias-prokhorov-sells-49-percent-stake-in-brooklyn-nets-to-alibabas-tsai-idUSKBN1HK0N72018-04-13
The deal whose terms were not disclosed gives Tsai the option to acquire additional shares in 2021 which would make him the controlling owner Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/russia/article/us-basketball-brooklynnets-prokhorov-tsa/russias-prokhorov-sells-49-percent-stake-in-brooklyn-nets-to-alibabas-tsai-idUSKBN1HK0N72018-04-13
The licence was an important step and a spur for Taiwans plans to build its own naval vessels Tsai said on Friday Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-military-drills/taiwan-president-joins-naval-drill-a-day-after-huge-china-exercise-idUSKBN1HK0RC2018-04-13
China fears DPP leader Tsai Ingwen wants will push for formal independence though Tsai says she wants to maintain the status quo and is committed to peace Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-boao-taiwan/chinas-xi-urges-taiwan-business-community-to-shun-independence-idUSKBN1HH0H42018-04-10
Chinas hostility towards Taiwan has risen since the election of President Tsai Ingwen from the proindependence Democratic Progressive Party in 2016 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-nicaragua-taiwan/taiwan-warships-drop-anchor-in-nicaragua-amid-sinking-ties-with-china-idUSKBN1HH1792018-04-10
Chinas hostility towards the democratic island has risen since Tsai from the proindependence Democratic Progressive Party won the presidency Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-taiwan-africa/taiwan-president-to-visit-old-african-ally-amid-china-pressure-idUSKBN1H51BD2018-03-29
TAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen will visit one of the islands oldest and most reliable diplomatic allies next month amid growing pressure from China to whittle away the number of countries with which Taiwan has formal ties Positivehttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-taiwan-africa/taiwan-president-to-visit-old-african-ally-amid-china-pressure-idUSKBN1H51BD2018-03-29
China fears she wants to push for formal independence though Tsai says she wants to maintain the status quo and peace Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-china/taiwan-says-should-educate-its-youth-on-dangers-of-china-idUSKBN1GZ1AN2018-03-23
Taiwan is one of Chinas most sensitive issues and Chinas hostility toward the island has risen since Tsai Ingwen from the proindependence Democratic Progressive Party won the presidency in 2016 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-china/taiwan-says-should-educate-its-youth-on-dangers-of-china-idUSKBN1GZ1AN2018-03-23
Chen is a key ally of Taiwanese President Tsai Ingwen and a fellow member of the proindependence Democratic Progressive Party Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-taiwan-usa/china-should-prepare-for-military-action-over-taiwan-chinese-paper-idUSKBN1GY0152018-03-22
Chinas hostility toward Taiwan has risen since the 2016 election of President Tsai Ingwen a member of the islands proindependence Democratic Progressive Party Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-taiwan-usa/chinese-paper-says-china-should-prepare-for-military-action-over-taiwan-idUSKBN1GY0152018-03-22
Chinas hostility towards Taiwan has risen since Tsais 2016 election Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-taiwan-usa/china-should-prepare-for-military-action-over-taiwan-chinese-paper-idUSKBN1GY0152018-03-22
Chinas hostility towards Taiwan has risen since the 2016 election of President Tsai Ingwen a member of the islands proindependence Democratic Progressive Party Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-taiwan-usa/taiwan-shadows-china-carrier-group-after-xi-warning-idUSKBN1GX08U2018-03-21
President Tsai welcomed the new law on Wednesday Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/subjects/aerospace-and-defense/article/us-taiwan-usa/u-s-official-says-support-of-taiwan-has-never-been-stronger-idUSKBN1GX08U2018-03-21
US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Alex Wong is in Taiwan this week where he is set to speak at a business event in Taipei later on Wednesday with Tsai Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-taiwan-usa/taiwan-shadows-china-carrier-group-after-xi-warning-idUSKBN1GX08U2018-03-21
Chinas hostility towards Taiwan has risen since the 2016 election of President Tsai Ingwen from the proindependence Democratic Progressive Party Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-china-parliament-taiwan/xi-warns-taiwan-will-face-punishment-of-history-for-separatism-idUSKBN1GW07X2018-03-20
Chinas hostility toward Taiwan has risen since the election of President Tsai Ingwen of the proindependence Democratic Progressive Party in 2016 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-taiwan-china/trump-signs-u-s-taiwan-travel-bill-angering-china-idUSKCN1GS2SN2018-03-17
China suspects Tsai wants to declare the islands formal independence a red line for Beijing Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-china/taiwan-doles-out-incentives-to-retain-talent-as-china-lures-investment-idUSKCN1GS0GB2018-03-16
Chinas hostility towards Taiwan has risen since the election of President Tsai Ingwen of the proindependence Democratic Progressive Party in 2016 Negativehttp://www.reuters.com/politicshttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-taiwan-china/white-house-says-no-decision-on-whether-to-sign-u-s-taiwan-travel-bill-idUSKCN1GR3192018-03-16
Tsai has repeatedly said she wants to maintain peace with China Neutralhttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-china/taiwan-doles-out-incentives-to-retain-talent-as-china-lures-investment-idUSKCN1GS0GB2018-03-16
hostility toward Taiwan has risen since the election of President Tsai Ingwen from the proindependence Democratic Progressive Party in 2016 NegativeBEIJING China said on Thursday it was in the best interests of selfruled few remaining diplomatic allies to recognize an irresistible and ditch Taipei in favor one ruled by Beijing http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-china-parliament-taiwan/china-urges-taiwans-few-allies-to-follow-irresistible-trend-of-recognizing-beijing-idUSKCN1GK0KR2018-03-08
hostility towards Taiwan has risen since the election of President Tsai Ingwen from the proindependence Democratic Progressive Party in 2016 NegativeBEIJING It is in the best interests of remaining diplomatic allies to recognize an irresistible and ditch Taipei in favor of ties with Beijing Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said on Thursday http://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-china-parliament-taiwan/taiwans-allies-ditching-taipei-an-irresistible-trend-china-says-idUSKCN1GK0KR2018-03-08
hostility towards Taiwan has risen since the election to president of Tsai Ingwen from the proindependence Democratic Progressive Party in 2016 NegativeBEIJING China wants to deepen friendship with Taiwan the ruling Communist fourthranked leader said on Saturday a day after state media warned China could go to war over Taiwan if a U.S. bill promoting closer ties with the island becomes law http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-parliament-taiwan/china-pledges-friendship-with-taiwan-amid-tensions-over-u-s-bill-idUSKCN1GF06A2018-03-03
In a stronglyworded editorial the official China Daily said if the bill becomes law it will only encourage Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen to further assert the sovereignty NegativeChina warned Taiwan on Friday it would only get burnt if it sought to rely on foreigners adding to warnings from state media the country could go to war over Taiwan if the United States passes into law a bill promoting closer U.S. ties http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-china-usa-taiwan/china-warns-taiwan-playing-with-fire-over-u-s-bill-idUSKCN1GE0392018-03-02
hostility towards Taiwan has risen since the election to president of Tsai from the proindependence Democratic Progressive Party in 2016 NegativeChina warned Taiwan on Friday it would only get burnt if it sought to rely on foreigners adding to warnings from state media the country could go to war over Taiwan if the United States passes into law a bill promoting closer U.S. ties http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-china-usa-taiwan/china-warns-taiwan-playing-with-fire-over-u-s-bill-idUSKCN1GE0392018-03-02
hostility toward Taiwan has risen since the election as president of Tsai Ingwen from the proindependence Democratic Progressive Party in 2016 NegativeChina expressed anger on Thursday after the U.S. Senate passed a bill promoting closer U.S. ties with Taiwan but the step drew praise from the selfruled island which pledged to deepen cooperation http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-usa-taiwan-china/senate-passes-taiwan-travel-bill-that-has-angered-china-idUSKCN1GD3HI2018-03-01
Beijing for its part wants Tsai to acknowledge that Taiwan and China are part of the same country PositiveTaiwan on Wednesday warned its companies and people to exercise caution and not rush to embrace after Beijing released new measures meant to further ease investment by Taiwan firms http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-taiwan/taiwan-warns-its-firms-to-be-wary-as-china-grants-greater-access-idUSKCN1GC16E2018-02-28
Tsai has repeatedly expressed her goodwill towards China NeutralTaiwan on Wednesday warned its companies and people to exercise caution and not rush to embrace after Beijing released new measures meant to further ease investment by Taiwan firms http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-taiwan/taiwan-warns-its-firms-to-be-wary-as-china-grants-greater-access-idUSKCN1GC16E2018-02-28
The deportations have come as relations between Beijing and Taipei have deteriorated with China suspecting Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen of pushing for the formal independence NegativePHNOM PENH Authorities in Cambodia on Friday arrested 36 suspects from Cambodia Taiwan and neighboring Thailand on suspicion of running a telecoms scam to defraud victims abroad military police said http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-cambodia-crime/cambodia-arrests-thai-taiwan-suspects-over-telecoms-fraud-idUSKCN1G00HE2018-02-16
TAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen wished in China a happy Lunar New Year on Thursday drawing a surprisingly warm reaction from Chinese state media which is more used to disparaging her as a dangerous separatist PositiveTAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen wished in China a happy Lunar New Year on Thursday drawing a surprisingly warm reaction from Chinese state media which is more used to disparaging her as a dangerous separatist http://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-lunar-newyear-taiwan/taiwan-president-wishes-china-happy-new-year-gets-warm-response-idUSKCN1FZ0NE2018-02-15
China has become increasingly hostile to Taiwan since the election as president of Tsai Ingwen from the proindependence Democratic Progressive Party in 2016 NegativeBEIJING A U.S. bill that encourages reciprocal visits by U.S. and Taiwanese government officials threatens stability in the Taiwan Strait and the United States must withdraw it Chinas Foreign Ministry said on Friday http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-usa-taiwan/china-says-u-s-bill-on-taiwan-ties-threatens-stability-idUSKBN1FT13G2018-02-09
President Tsai Ingwen went to the scene of the quake early on Wednesday to help direct rescue operations NegativeHUALIEN Taiwan Rescuers combed through the rubble of collapsed buildings on Wednesday some using their hands as they searched for about 60 people missing after a strong earthquake killed at least four near the popular Taiwanese tourist city of Hualien overnighthttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-taiwan-quake/at-least-four-killed-60-missing-after-quake-rocks-taiwan-tourist-area-idUSKBN1FR08I2018-02-07
The government of President Tsai IngWen sees mixed messages in offers to young Taiwanese NeutralSHANGHAI/TAIPEI A startup incubator on the outskirts of Shanghai is laying out sweeteners for budding entrepreneurs: Free office space subsidized housing rent tax breaks and in some cases cash of up to 200000 yuan http://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-taiwan-youth/china-tries-to-charm-tech-savvy-taiwanese-youth-as-political-ties-fray-idUSKBN1FR0LB2018-02-07
China considers Taiwan a wayward province and relations have cooled dramatically since Tsai Ingwen of the independenceleaning Democratic Progressive Party took office as president in 2016 NeutralBEIJING China rebuffed Taiwan’s objections in a deepening row over the opening of new flight paths in the Taiwan Strait saying on Wednesday that the space separating routes over the waterway was more than is mandated by international standardshttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-taiwan-flights/china-says-plenty-of-space-separates-taiwan-flights-amid-route-row-idUSKBN1FK0EB2018-01-31
China considers Taiwan a wayward province and relations have cooled since Tsai Ingwen of the independenceleaning Democratic Progressive Party took office as president in 2016 NeutralSHANGHAI China Eastern Airlines and Xiamen Airlines said on Tuesday they had canceled 176 roundtrip flights to Taiwan that had been added to their schedules to meet demand over the Lunar New Year amid a row between Beijing and Taiwan over flight routeshttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-tawian-flights/china-eastern-xiamen-airlines-cancel-taiwan-flights-amid-routes-row-idUSKBN1FJ09H2018-01-30
Beijing has taken an increasingly hostile stance towards Taiwan which it considers a breakaway province since the election two years ago of Tsai of the proindependence Democratic Progressive Party NeutralBEIJING China is willing to show utmost goodwill towards selfruled Taiwan but won’t allow its separation from China the country’s defense ministry said on Thursday after Taiwan’s president said she does not rule out the possibility of a Chinese attackhttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-taiwan-defence/china-says-has-goodwill-toward-taiwan-but-wont-allow-separation-idUSKBN1FE1A02018-01-25
Although China has cut off a formal dialogue mechanism with Taiwan Tsai acknowledged that both sides currently have a method for communications to avoid misunderstanding NegativeTAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen said that she does not exclude the possibility of China attacking the selfruled island amid heightened tensions between the two sides including an increasing number of Chinese military drills near Taiwanhttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-china/taiwan-president-says-does-not-exclude-possibility-of-china-attack-idUSKBN1FC0Q52018-01-23
Beijing has taken an increasingly hostile stance toward Taiwan which it considers a breakaway province since the election two years ago of Tsai of the proindependence Democratic Progressive Party NeutralTAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen said that she does not exclude the possibility of China attacking the selfruled island amid heightened tensions between the two sides including an increasing number of Chinese military drills near Taiwanhttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-china/taiwan-president-says-does-not-exclude-possibility-of-china-attack-idUSKBN1FC0Q52018-01-23
TAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen said that she does not exclude the possibility of China attacking the selfruled island amid heightened tensions between the two sides including an increasing number of Chinese military drills near Taiwan NegativeTAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen said that she does not exclude the possibility of China attacking the selfruled island amid heightened tensions between the two sides including an increasing number of Chinese military drills near Taiwanhttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-china/taiwan-president-says-does-not-exclude-possibility-of-china-attack-idUSKBN1FC0Q52018-01-23
Tsai said she believed one day Taiwan would be able to produce its own submarines an item Taipei has long pressed for to face navy NeutralTAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen said that she does not exclude the possibility of China attacking the selfruled island amid heightened tensions between the two sides including an increasing number of Chinese military drills near Taiwanhttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-china/taiwan-president-says-does-not-exclude-possibility-of-china-attack-idUSKBN1FC0Q52018-01-23
When you consider it from a regional perspective any reasonable policymaker will have to very carefully deliberate as to whether launching war is an Tsai said NeutralTAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen said that she does not exclude the possibility of China attacking the selfruled island amid heightened tensions between the two sides including an increasing number of Chinese military drills near Taiwanhttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-china/taiwan-president-says-does-not-exclude-possibility-of-china-attack-idUSKBN1FC0Q52018-01-23
It suspects Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen wants to push for formal independence though she has said she wants to maintain the status quo and is committed to ensuring peace NeutralTAIPEI/SHANGHAI Taiwan’s aviation regulator has stalled applications for new flights from China Eastern Airlines and Xiamen Airlines amid a row between Beijing and the selfruled island over air routes a regulatory official said on Fridayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-taiwan-flights/taiwan-stymies-new-china-flights-amid-route-row-official-says-idUSKBN1F80Q42018-01-19
Beijing has taken an increasingly hostile stance toward Taiwan since the election two years ago of President Tsai Ingwen of the proindependence Democratic Progressive Party NeutralTAIPEI A Chinese carrier group has sailed through the narrow Taiwan Strait that separates the selfruled island from its giant neighbor but no unusual activity was detected Taiwan said on Wednesday amid heightened tension with Beijinghttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-taiwan-flights/amid-tension-china-carrier-group-sails-through-taiwan-strait-idUSKBN1F60C32018-01-17
Beijing has taken an increasingly hostile stance toward Taiwan since the election two years ago of Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen from the proindependence Democratic Progressive Party NeutralBEIJING/TAIPEI China said on Wednesday that it does not need Taiwan’s permission to open new air routes after the selfruled island complained that a new route over the narrow Taiwan Strait that separates the two posed a security and safety riskhttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-taiwan-flights/china-says-it-doesnt-need-taiwans-permission-to-open-new-air-route-idUSKBN1F60C32018-01-17
China considers Taiwan a wayward province and broke off official communication with the Taiwan government after Tsai took office in 2016 NegativeBEIJING/TAIPEI China said on Wednesday that it does not need Taiwan’s permission to open new air routes after the selfruled island complained that a new route over the narrow Taiwan Strait that separates the two posed a security and safety riskhttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-taiwan-flights/china-says-it-doesnt-need-taiwans-permission-to-open-new-air-route-idUSKBN1F60C32018-01-17
China suspects Tsai wants to push for formal independence though she has said she wants to maintain the status quo and is committed to ensuring peace NeutralTAIPEI A Chinese carrier group has sailed through the narrow Taiwan Strait that separates the selfruled island from its giant neighbor but no unusual activity was detected Taiwan said on Wednesday amid heightened tension with Beijinghttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-taiwan-flights/amid-tension-china-carrier-group-sails-through-taiwan-strait-idUSKBN1F60C32018-01-17
China which considers Taiwan a wayward province snapped official communication with its government after Tsai took office NeutralTAIPEI A Chinese carrier group has sailed through the narrow Taiwan Strait that separates the selfruled island from its giant neighbor but no unusual activity was detected Taiwan said on Wednesday amid heightened tension with Beijinghttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-taiwan-flights/amid-tension-china-carrier-group-sails-through-taiwan-strait-idUSKBN1F60C32018-01-17
In October Tsai signaled that defense spending would increase by at least 2 percent each year with more possible based on the need for significant purchases NegativeTAIPEI/HONG KONG Taiwan’s ruling party plans to use a longterm increase in defense spending to pursue advanced weapons systems government officials say in what is widely seen as growing determination to forge a stronger deterrent against a Chinese attackhttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-defence-spending/taiwan-plans-to-invest-in-advanced-arms-as-china-flexes-its-muscles-idUSKBN1F00PC2018-01-11
The Tsai administration is seeking to undo years of defense spending the two officials said in a separate written statement to Reuters NegativeTAIPEI/HONG KONG Taiwan’s ruling party plans to use a longterm increase in defense spending to pursue advanced weapons systems government officials say in what is widely seen as growing determination to forge a stronger deterrent against a Chinese attackhttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-defence-spending/taiwan-plans-to-invest-in-advanced-arms-as-china-flexes-its-muscles-idUSKBN1F00PC2018-01-11
The leftleaning Democratic Progressive Party led by President Tsai Ingwen is working on detailed spending plans through 2025 two officials with direct knowledge of the matter told Reuters NegativeTAIPEI/HONG KONG Taiwan’s ruling party plans to use a longterm increase in defense spending to pursue advanced weapons systems government officials say in what is widely seen as growing determination to forge a stronger deterrent against a Chinese attackhttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-defence-spending/taiwan-plans-to-invest-in-advanced-arms-as-china-flexes-its-muscles-idUSKBN1F00PC2018-01-11
China suspects Tsai wants to push for formal independence though she has said she wants to maintain the status quo with China and is committed to ensuring peace NeutralTAIPEI Taiwan’s government has called China’s recent unilateral expansion of civil aviation routes in the Taiwan Strait an irresponsible act that threatens regional security in the latest row between Beijing and the selfruled islandhttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-taiwan-flights/taiwan-calls-chinas-new-aviation-routes-in-taiwan-strait-irresponsible-idUSKBN1EX0IE2018-01-08
TAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen said on Friday military ambitions are becoming more apparent and that the defense budget would grow each year NegativeTAIPEI Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen said on Friday China’s military ambitions are becoming more apparent and that the island’s defense budget would “grow steadily” each yearhttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-president/taiwan-president-says-islands-defense-budget-to-grow-given-china-pressures-idUSKBN1EN0JU2017-12-29
TAOYUAN Taiwan Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen said on Friday military ambitions are becoming more apparent and tension between Taiwan and the mainland must not be resolved through military force NegativeTAOYUAN Taiwan Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen said on Friday China’s military ambitions are becoming more apparent and tension between Taiwan and the mainland must not be resolved through military forcehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-president/taiwan-president-warns-china-against-military-aggression-idUSKBN1EN0JU2017-12-29
Tsai has faced increasing hostility from China since she won election early last year with China stepping up military drills around Taiwan PositiveTAOYUAN Taiwan Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen said on Friday China’s military ambitions are becoming more apparent and tension between Taiwan and the mainland must not be resolved through military forcehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-president/taiwan-president-warns-china-against-military-aggression-idUSKBN1EN0JU2017-12-29
Tsai has stressed she wants peace across the Taiwan Strait but has pledged to defend security and way of life NeutralTAOYUAN Taiwan Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen said on Friday China’s military ambitions are becoming more apparent and tension between Taiwan and the mainland must not be resolved through military forcehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-president/taiwan-president-warns-china-against-military-aggression-idUSKBN1EN0JU2017-12-29
Tsai however said her island would not be passive in the face of a more hawkish China NeutralTAOYUAN Taiwan Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen said on Friday China’s military ambitions are becoming more apparent and tension between Taiwan and the mainland must not be resolved through military forcehttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-president/taiwan-president-warns-china-against-military-aggression-idUSKBN1EN0JU2017-12-29
China has taken an increasingly hostile stance towards Taiwan since Tsai from the proindependence Democratic Progressive Party won presidential elections last year NegativeTAIPEI China’s frequent military activity is causing regional instability Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen said on Thursday adding that the island’s forces have been keeping a close eye on what they are up tohttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-china-defence/taiwan-president-says-china-military-causing-regional-instability-idUSKBN1EM09J2017-12-28
In this period of time the frequent military activities of mainland China in East Asia have already affected safety and stability in the region to a certain Tsai said NegativeTAIPEI China’s frequent military activity is causing regional instability Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen said on Thursday adding that the island’s forces have been keeping a close eye on what they are up tohttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-china-defence/taiwan-president-says-china-military-causing-regional-instability-idUSKBN1EM09J2017-12-28
TAIPEI frequent military activity is causing regional instability Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen said on Thursday adding that the forces have been keeping a close eye on what they are up to NegativeTAIPEI China’s frequent military activity is causing regional instability Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen said on Thursday adding that the island’s forces have been keeping a close eye on what they are up tohttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-china-defence/taiwan-president-says-china-military-causing-regional-instability-idUSKBN1EM09J2017-12-28
Tsai speaking to senior military officers in Taipei said the island wanted peace but could not have a single day without combat NeutralTAIPEI China’s frequent military activity is causing regional instability Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen said on Thursday adding that the island’s forces have been keeping a close eye on what they are up tohttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-china-defence/taiwan-president-says-china-military-causing-regional-instability-idUSKBN1EM09J2017-12-28
China has taken an increasingly hostile stance towards Taiwan since Tsai Ingwen from the proindependence Democratic Progressive Party won presidential elections last year NegativeTAIPEI China’s air force has carried out 16 rounds of exercises close to Taiwan in the last year or so Taiwan’s defense ministry said on Tuesday warning that China’s military threat was growing by the dayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/chinahttps://www.reuters.com/article/us-taiwan-china/taiwan-says-chinese-air-force-exercised-near-island-16-times-in-last-year-idUSKBN1EK0JV2017-12-26
Tsai says she wants peace with China but will defend security and democracy NeutralBEIJING China’s growing economic political and diplomatic power means it is achieving an “overwhelming advantage” in bringing selfruled Taiwan to heel and time is on China’s side a senior official said in a comments published on Mondayhttp://www.reuters.com/places/mexico/article/us-china-taiwan/china-has-overwhelming-advantage-in-bringing-taiwan-to-heel-official-says-idUSKBN1EJ0522017-12-25
The deportations have come as relations between Beijing and Taipei have deteriorated with China suspecting Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen of pushing for the formal independence NegativeBEIJING/TAIPEI A Beijing court on Thursday handed down jail sentences of up to 15 years to 50 people deported from Kenya for telecoms fraud including 22 from selfruled Taiwanhttp://www.reuters.com/places/africa/article/us-china-taiwan-crime/china-jails-22-taiwanese-for-telecoms-fraud-taiwan-says-evidence-ignored-idUSKBN1EF0782017-12-21
Tsai says she wants to maintain peace with China but will defend security NeutralBEIJING/TAIPEI China accused the United States on Thursday of interfering in its internal affairs and said it had lodged a complaint after U.S. President Donald Trump signed into law an act laying the groundwork for possible U.S. navy visits to selfruled Taiwanhttp://www.reuters.com/places/china/article/us-taiwan-china/china-angered-as-u-s-considers-navy-visits-to-taiwan-idUSKBN1E80SA2017-12-14
red considerably since Tsai Ingwen who leads independenceleaning Democratic Progressive Party won presidential elections last year PositiveBEIJING/TAIPEI China accused the United States on Thursday of interfering in its internal affairs and said it had lodged a complaint after U.S. President Donald Trump signed into law an act laying the groundwork for possible U.S. navy visits to selfruled Taiwanhttp://www.reuters.com/places/china/article/us-taiwan-china/china-angered-as-u-s-considers-navy-visits-to-taiwan-idUSKBN1E80SA2017-12-14
After Tsai took office Taiwan had elevated information security to the level of national security she added NeutralTAIPEI Taiwan must boost its information security systems to protect against hackers who target the island’s financial services and banking systems President Tsai Ingwen said on Monday unveiling a threepronged strategy against attackshttp://www.reuters.com/news/media/article/us-taiwan-president-security/taiwan-outlines-security-plans-to-battle-hackers-idUSKBN1E50GF2017-12-11
TAIPEI Taiwan must boost its information security systems to protect against hackers who target the financial services and banking systems President Tsai Ingwen said on Monday unveiling a threepronged strategy against attacks NegativeTAIPEI Taiwan must boost its information security systems to protect against hackers who target the island’s financial services and banking systems President Tsai Ingwen said on Monday unveiling a threepronged strategy against attackshttp://www.reuters.com/news/media/article/us-taiwan-president-security/taiwan-outlines-security-plans-to-battle-hackers-idUSKBN1E50GF2017-12-11
The financial securities regulator had responded immediately with measures Tsai said NegativeTAIPEI Taiwan must boost its information security systems to protect against hackers who target the island’s financial services and banking systems President Tsai Ingwen said on Monday unveiling a threepronged strategy against attackshttp://www.reuters.com/news/media/article/us-taiwan-president-security/taiwan-outlines-security-plans-to-battle-hackers-idUSKBN1E50GF2017-12-11
Ties between Beijing and Taipei have been strained since President Tsai Ingwen leader of the independenceleaning Democratic Progressive Party took office last year NegativeBEIJING/TAIPEI China on Tuesday sentenced Taiwanese rights activist Li Mingche to five years in prison for subverting state power prompting Taiwan’s ruling political party to label the verdict “totally unacceptable”http://www.reuters.com/places/china/article/us-china-rights-taiwan/china-sentences-taiwanese-activist-to-five-years-for-subversion-idUSKBN1DS0972017-11-28
China is deeply suspicious of Taiwan President Tsai Ingwen who it thinks wants to push for the formal independence although she says she wants to maintain peace with Beijing NegativeBEIJING China will provide Panama with whatever help it needs after the Central American country ditched longstanding ties with selfruled Taiwan in June a senior Chinese diplomat said on Friday after talks between the two countries’ presidentshttp://www.reuters.com/places/china/article/us-china-panama/after-ditching-taiwan-china-says-panama-will-get-the-help-it-needs-idUSKBN1DH1FZ2017-11-19





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For President Tsais critics her stance is needlessly provocative one that only risks increasing the very danger she warns about open hostility. NegativeTaiwans President Tsai Ingwen has told the BBC that China needs to face reality and show the island respect. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-511042462020-01-15
Ms Tsai insisted that the sovereignty of the selfgoverning island was not in doubt or up for negotiation. PositiveTaiwans President Tsai Ingwen has told the BBC that China needs to face reality and show the island respect. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-511042462020-01-15
Taiwans President Tsai Ingwen has told the BBC that China needs to face reality and show the island respect. NegativeTaiwans President Tsai Ingwen has told the BBC that China needs to face reality and show the island respect. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-511042462020-01-15
While Ms Tsai says she is open to dialogue she is also well aware that as a result of her victory Beijing may well increase its pressure on Taiwan. PositiveTaiwans President Tsai Ingwen has told the BBC that China needs to face reality and show the island respect. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-511042462020-01-15
After the result was announced I asked Tsai Ingwen whether she had the Chinese President Xi Jinping to thank for her victory. NeutralTaiwans President Tsai Ingwen has secured a second term after sweeping to victory in an election dominated by the islands relationship with China. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-510775532020-01-12
Ahead of the vote Ms Tsai was leading in the polls as voters watched the way in which Beijing handled prodemocracy protests in Hong Kong NegativeTaiwans President Tsai Ingwen has secured a second term after sweeping to victory in an election dominated by the islands relationship with China. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-510775532020-01-12
I have called President Tsai to congratulate her PositiveTaiwans President Tsai Ingwen has secured a second term after sweeping to victory in an election dominated by the islands relationship with China. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-510775532020-01-12
In her victory speech Ms Tsai told China to abandon its threat to take back the island by force. NegativeTaiwans President Tsai Ingwen has secured a second term after sweeping to victory in an election dominated by the islands relationship with China. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-510775532020-01-12
Ms Tsai opposes closer ties with China with Mr Han suggesting they would bring economic benefits. NegativeTaiwans President Tsai Ingwen has secured a second term after sweeping to victory in an election dominated by the islands relationship with China. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-510775532020-01-12
Ms Tsai said China should now drop that threat. NegativeTaiwans President Tsai Ingwen has secured a second term after sweeping to victory in an election dominated by the islands relationship with China. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-510775532020-01-12
Ms Tsai told a news Taiwan is showing the world how much we cherish our free democratic way of life and how much we cherish our nation PositiveTaiwans President Tsai Ingwen has secured a second term after sweeping to victory in an election dominated by the islands relationship with China. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-510775532020-01-12
President Tsai insists Taiwans future should be decided by its 23 million people NeutralTaiwans President Tsai Ingwen has secured a second term after sweeping to victory in an election dominated by the islands relationship with China. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-510775532020-01-12
Taiwans President Tsai Ingwen has secured a second term after sweeping to victory in an election dominated by the islands relationship with China. PositiveTaiwans President Tsai Ingwen has secured a second term after sweeping to victory in an election dominated by the islands relationship with China. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-510775532020-01-12
The recordbreaking win has delivered a landslide mandate to Ms Tsai and a major snub to Beijing. PositiveTaiwans President Tsai Ingwen has secured a second term after sweeping to victory in an election dominated by the islands relationship with China. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-510775532020-01-12
Voters were also choosing the next members of the Taiwanese legislature where Ms Tsais Democratic Progressive Party has had a majority PositiveTaiwans President Tsai Ingwen has secured a second term after sweeping to victory in an election dominated by the islands relationship with China. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-510775532020-01-12
Although the economy has grown during Ms Tsais presidency exports have fallen and wage growth is sluggish. NegativeMillions of voters in Taiwan will vote for a new president on Saturday in a decision that will shape the islands relationship with China. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-510439162020-01-11
Elections for Taiwans legislature where Ms Tsais party hold a majority are also taking place. NeutralMillions of voters in Taiwan will vote for a new president on Saturday in a decision that will shape the islands relationship with China. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-510439162020-01-11
Ms Tsai 63 was a law professor before entering politics NeutralMillions of voters in Taiwan will vote for a new president on Saturday in a decision that will shape the islands relationship with China. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-510439162020-01-11
Ms Tsai has expressed support for the protesters a popular stance with those who fear Taiwan being overtaken by mainland China PositiveMillions of voters in Taiwan will vote for a new president on Saturday in a decision that will shape the islands relationship with China. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-510439162020-01-11
Ms Tsai said it was a big step towards true equality. NeutralMillions of voters in Taiwan will vote for a new president on Saturday in a decision that will shape the islands relationship with China. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-510439162020-01-11
Tsai Ingwen running for a second term favours the status quo and does not want closer ties with Beijing. NegativeMillions of voters in Taiwan will vote for a new president on Saturday in a decision that will shape the islands relationship with China. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-510439162020-01-11





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Earlier on Friday Ms Tsai said in a tweet that the island had taken a big step towards true equality with the vote. NeutralTaiwans parliament has become the first in Asia to legalise samesex marriage following a vote on Friday. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-483057082019-05-18
It will take effect after Taiwans President Tsai Ingwen passes it into law NeutralTaiwans parliament has become the first in Asia to legalise samesex marriage following a vote on Friday. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-483057082019-05-18
If successful in his presidential bid Mr Gou is expected to take a more Chinafriendly approach than the current administration of President Tsai. PositiveThe billionaire founder of Taiwans electronics giant Foxconn has announced he will run for the countrys presidency citing divine endorsement. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-479584152019-04-18
Should the techbillionaire be selected as Kuomintang candidate he would pose a significant challenge for Taiwans first female President Tsai Ingwen who is fighting low approval ratings. NeutralThe billionaire founder of Taiwans electronics giant Foxconn has announced he will run for the countrys presidency citing divine endorsement. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-479584152019-04-18
Taiwans President Tsai Ingwen has called for Chinese warplanes that cross the maritime line to be forcefully expelled NegativeIs a new crisis between China and Taiwan http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-china-477863242019-04-03
One day ahead of Mr Xis speech Taiwans president Tsai Ingwen said Beijing should accept the existence of Taiwan and use peaceful means to resolve its differences NegativeChinese President Xi Jinping has urged the people of Taiwan to accept it must and will be reunited with China http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-china-467331742019-01-02





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China has leapt on the outcome saying voters rejected Ms Tsais separatist stance NegativeTaiwan is often hit by earthquakes but over the weekend it was shaken by a political one. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-463402742018-11-27
The result is a major upset for President Tsai Ingwen who has resigned as party leader and could indicate a victory for the KMT in 2020s presidential and parliamentary elections. NegativeTaiwan is often hit by earthquakes but over the weekend it was shaken by a political one. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-463402742018-11-27
Meanwhile President Tsai Ingwen quit as leader of Taiwans governing party after defeats in local elections. NegativeVoters in Taiwan have rejected legalising samesex marriages in a series of referendums on Saturday. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-463298772018-11-26
Taiwans relations with China have deteriorated since Ms Tsai came to power in 2016. NegativeVoters in Taiwan have rejected legalising samesex marriages in a series of referendums on Saturday. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-463298772018-11-26
Taiwans President Tsai Ingwen vowed to fight Chinas increasingly out of control behaviour after the move. NegativeeSwatini formerly known as Swaziland has chosen to maintain relations with Taiwan after a diplomatic tussle between Taiwan and China. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-africa-452719742018-08-23
Although Ms Tsai has been a moderate voice on the independence issue since her election she is viewed by the mainland as a dangerous separatist. NeutralA bakery in the US has found itself at the centre of a geopolitical storm by giving a coffee to Taiwans president. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-452179362018-08-19
Last weekend President Tsai Ingwen stopped over in Los Angeles on her way to visit some of Taiwans few remaining diplomatic allies in South America PositiveA bakery in the US has found itself at the centre of a geopolitical storm by giving a coffee to Taiwans president. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-452179362018-08-19
Warmly welcoming Ms Tsai the leader of a proindependence party was seen as unacceptable. NegativeA bakery in the US has found itself at the centre of a geopolitical storm by giving a coffee to Taiwans president. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-452179362018-08-19
Following enticements from Beijing three countries have severed their official links with the selfgoverning island since its new president Tsai Ingwen was elected in 2016. NegativeIn recent months many multinational companies from airlines to clothing brands have been getting on the wrong side of Beijing. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-446141062018-06-30
Ms Upton allegations were corroborated by photographer Yu Tsai NeutralThe cofounder of fashion brand Guess is stepping down as executive chairman following claims of improper conduct but will stay on its board until 2019. http://www.bbc.com//news/business-444654372018-06-13
Beijing fears she will push for Taiwans formal independence but Ms Tsai says she wants to maintain the status quo. NegativeThe Dominican Republic has established diplomatic relations with China and cut its ties with Taiwan. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-china-439588492018-05-01
Relations between the two have worsened since the island elected Tsai Ingwen as president in 2016. NeutralThe Dominican Republic has established diplomatic relations with China and cut its ties with Taiwan. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-china-439588492018-05-01
Taiwanese President Tsai Ingwen is currently in Swaziland one of the islands few remaining diplomatic allies NeutralChina is conducting livefire military exercises in the Taiwan Strait amid growing tension in the region. http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-438060192018-04-18
President Tsai Ingwen was at the scene of the quake on Wednesday morning where she visited hospitals and relief centres NegativeAftershocks continue to rattle Taiwan after a strong earthquake that killed at least four people and injured more than 200 others.http://www.bbc.com//news/world-asia-429703772018-02-07










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