01 Jan '18, 11am

Taiwan’s Tsai takes China and the KMT in her stride https://t.co/AEIY0EPXdI

Taiwan’s Tsai takes China and the KMT in her stride https://t.co/AEIY0EPXdI

in Taiwan’s bilateral and multilateral affairs. In January 2017, following a visit from the Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, the Nigerian Foreign Minister Geoffrey Onyeama announced that Taiwan would no longer have diplomatic representation in Nigeria. Geoffrey Onyeama instructed Taiwan to move its office from the Nigerian capital Abuja to its largest city Lagos in order for it to function solely as a trade mission with minimum staff. Wang later announced that China would invest US$40 billion in Nigeria. In June 2017, Panama also cut formal ties with Taiwan in favour of China, which is the second-largest investor in the Panama Canal. Beijing also blocked Taiwan’s participation in the World Health Assembly and the International Labor Organization , and Chinese representatives at the Kimberley Process loudly disrupted the welcome ceremony due to the presence of Taiwanese ob...

Full article: http://www.eastasiaforum.org/2018/01/01/taiwans-tsai-take...

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