Pro-China protests in Taiwan days before Tsai takes office
Hundreds of pro-China protesters led by gang leader-turned-politician “White Wolf” rallied in Taiwan’s capital Wednesday, calling on president-elect Tsai Ing-wen to preserve friendly ties with Beijing, days before she takes office.
China-skeptic Tsai is facing questions over how she will handle cross-strait relations which are already growing rapidly frosty as she prepares to take the helm after an eight-year rapprochement under her Beijing-friendly predecessor Ma Ying-jeou.
Although a fully fledged democracy, self-ruling Taiwan has never formally declared independence and China still sees it as part of its territory. Read More