China Buying Diplomatic Ties Away from Taiwan on Country at a Time

Washington does not have diplomatic relations with Taipei, but is the democratic island’s main arms supplier and strongest international backer.

China Buying Diplomatic Ties Away from Taiwan on Country at a Time

  WASHINGTON – The United States on Thursday attacked El Salvador’s decision to ditch diplomatic ties with Taiwan in favor of China, saying the change was of grave concern to Washington and warning that China was offering economic inducements to seek domination. Self-ruled Taiwan now has formal relations with only 17 countries, almost all of […]

Taiwan Slams China for Buying its Friends Away with Generous Aid Packages

Taiwan has accused China of luring its friends away with offers of generous aid packages. China denies that.

Taiwan Slams China for Buying its Friends Away with Generous Aid Packages

  TAIPEI – Taiwan vowed on Tuesday to fight China’s “increasingly out of control” behavior after Taipei lost another ally to Beijing when El Salvador became the third country to switch allegiances to China this year. Taiwan now has formal relations with only 17 countries worldwide, many of them small, less developed nations in Central […]