Taiwan Rebukes Ruling Party, Emboldens China-Friendly Opposition

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen announces her resignation as chairwoman of the Democratic Progressive Party after local elections in Taipei

TAIPEI (Reuters) – Voters in Taiwan have delivered a strong rebuke to the island’s pro-independence ruling party in local elections, emboldening the China-friendly opposition, one of whose main figures says he will now reach out to Beijing to forge more friendly ties.

A Taste of Taiwan

It was an honor to be invited to a dinner hosted by the Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office (for all intents and purposes, the embassy of Taiwan).