Trump’s Direct Phone Talk With Taiwan Infuriates China

Donal Trump on Friday tweeted that he had received a phone call from Taiwan president Ms. Tsai Ing-wen who congratulated him on winning the US elections. It is reported that Mr. Trump had also congratulated Tsai in January earlier this year when she became the first female president of Taiwan. However Trump’s direct phone talk with Taiwan has infuriated China.

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China Warns Taiwan Against The Possible Dalai Lama Visit

The Beijing government has warned the Taiwan government against the possibility of the Dalai Lama visit to the country after parliamentary delegates from Taiwan visited the Tibetan spiritual leader in India recently, following which speaker of Legislative Yuan of the state publicly invited the Dalai Lama to speak at their parliament.

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Taiwan’s Speaker Welcomes Dalai Lama To Speak At Their Parliament

The speaker of Legislative Yuan of Taiwan has extended his warm welcome to the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader, His Holiness the Dalai Lama on Tuesday following the New Power Party (NPP) Legislator Freddy Lim on his trip to the exile seat of Tibetan exile and asked the Dalai Lama to speak at their Legislature. This invitation from the speaker of Taiwan’s Legislative Yuan comes when His Holiness expressed enthusiasm to visit Taiwan when the legislator requested him.

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Taiwan Gets Its First Women President In Its Historic Election

Taiwan’s Democratic Progressive Party presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen has been elected Taiwan’s first ever female president. The DDP she represented demands Taiwan’s independence from China. In this turn-over result of elections, Ms. Tsai not only becomes the first ever women president for the country, it also broke the trait of almost 70 years long monopoly rule of KMT party over Taiwan.

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