The Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama in a letter to Tsai Ing Wen, he has commended and congratulated her the victory over re-election for president of Taiwan. His Holiness has further conveyed his confidence her Tsai’s administration in bringing peace and prosperity to the people of Taiwan.Read more
A delegation of Taiwan’s ruling party led by the party secretary has visited the exiled Tibetan spiritual leader His Holiness the Dalai Lama in India to wish him well. The delegation has informed that they have discussed on various topics such as democracy and freedom in Taiwan as well as about the Tibetan freedom struggle.Read more
The Chinese government has sentenced a Taiwanese activist to five years in prison for trying to “subvert state power”. The allegations were levied on Lee Ming-che who was put on trial in September for allegedly promoting multi-party democracy in mobile messaging applications.Read more
Cambodia PM bans raising Tibetan, Taiwanese flag in his country. Hun Sen, Cambodia Prime Minister has said that his government will not allow Taiwanese and Tibetan flags to be raised in Cambodia. Sen spoke at a friendly dinner at Cambodian-Chinese Association on Saturday that the flags of Tibet and Taiwan can not be raised in China.Read more
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.Read more
Tsai Ing-wen and her Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) swept Taiwan in both 2016 presidential and parliamentary election with 56.12 percent of the votes. Eric Chu of ruling Kuomintang candidate conceded his party’s defeat and wished Ms. Tsai good luck.
President Tsai’s election indicates the growing feeling among people in Taiwan on their identity as Taiwanese rather than Chinese.
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.Read more