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China reasserts hard line on Taiwan after Panama's switch

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is reasserting its hard line on following Panama's switching of diplomatic recognition from Taipei to

Spokesman for the Cabinet's Affairs Office Ma Xiaoguang told reporters Wednesday that there could be no deviation from Beijing's insistence that recognise it's part of



The move by Panama this week was the clearest sign yet of China's drive to increase pressure on Taiwan's independence- leaning President Tsai Ing-wen.

Tsai's ruling Democratic Progressive Party says it wants stable relations with but hasn't endorsed the "one China" principle. cut ties with Tsai's a year ago and has been steadily ratcheting up both diplomatic and economic pressure.

The sides split amid civil war in 1949, and insists only it has the right to represent in international society.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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China reasserts hard line on Taiwan after Panama's switch

China is reasserting its hard line on Taiwan following Panama's switching of diplomatic recognition from Taipei to Beijing. Spokesman for the Cabinet's Taiwan Affairs Office Ma Xiaoguang told reporters Wednesday that there could be no deviation from Beijing's insistence that Taiwan recognise it's part of China. The move by Panama this week was the clearest sign yet of China's drive to increase pressure on Taiwan's independence- leaning President Tsai Ing-wen. Tsai's ruling Democratic Progressive Party says it wants stable relations with Beijing but hasn't endorsed the "one China" principle. Beijing cut ties with Tsai's government a year ago and has been steadily ratcheting up both diplomatic and economic pressure. The sides split amid civil war in 1949, and Beijing insists only it has the right to represent China in international society. is reasserting its hard line on following Panama's switching of diplomatic recognition from Taipei to

Spokesman for the Cabinet's Affairs Office Ma Xiaoguang told reporters Wednesday that there could be no deviation from Beijing's insistence that recognise it's part of

The move by Panama this week was the clearest sign yet of China's drive to increase pressure on Taiwan's independence- leaning President Tsai Ing-wen.

Tsai's ruling Democratic Progressive Party says it wants stable relations with but hasn't endorsed the "one China" principle. cut ties with Tsai's a year ago and has been steadily ratcheting up both diplomatic and economic pressure.

The sides split amid civil war in 1949, and insists only it has the right to represent in international society.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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China reasserts hard line on Taiwan after Panama's switch

is reasserting its hard line on following Panama's switching of diplomatic recognition from Taipei to

Spokesman for the Cabinet's Affairs Office Ma Xiaoguang told reporters Wednesday that there could be no deviation from Beijing's insistence that recognise it's part of

The move by Panama this week was the clearest sign yet of China's drive to increase pressure on Taiwan's independence- leaning President Tsai Ing-wen.

Tsai's ruling Democratic Progressive Party says it wants stable relations with but hasn't endorsed the "one China" principle. cut ties with Tsai's a year ago and has been steadily ratcheting up both diplomatic and economic pressure.

The sides split amid civil war in 1949, and insists only it has the right to represent in international society.

(Only the headline and picture of this report may have been reworked by the Business Standard staff; the rest of the content is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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