China After Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Wishes New Taiwan President Lai Ching-te

China said Ferdinand Marcos' comments were a “grave violation of the one-China principle.” Beijing: China said on Tuesday it had summoned the Philippine ambassador after President Ferdinand Marcos said he looked forward to working with Taiwan's next president, Lai Ching-de. At a regular press conference, Ministry of Foreign Affairs spokesperson Mao Ning said, “This morning, […]

Anti-Communist Lai Ching-te Wins Taiwan Presidential Election, Disappointing China

Anti-communist Democratic Progressive Party (DP) candidate Lai Ching-toku won Taiwan's presidential election on Saturday, defeating two left-wing rivals in a campaign that emphasized Taiwan's sovereignty in the face of growing threats from China. Mr. Lai, sometimes known by his Western name William Lai, is the current vice president and the first candidate in Taiwan's democracy's […]

Blinken offers congratulations to Lai Ching-te for victory in Taiwan election

Secretary of State Antony Blinken participated in Taiwan's presidential election on Saturday and congratulated Lai Ching-toku (also known as William) on his victory. Blinken: “The United States congratulates Dr. Lai Ching-toku on his victory in Taiwan's presidential election.'' stated in a statement Shared by the State Department. “We also congratulate the Taiwanese people for once […]

Taiwan ruling party’s Lai Ching-te, who rejects China’s territorial claims, wins presidential election: news agency Reuters

Lai's Democratic Progressive Party defends Taiwan's independent identity (File) Taipei, Taiwan: Voters in Taiwan on Saturday gave a landslide victory to the ruling Democratic Progressive Party's presidential candidate Lai Ching-toku, clearly rejecting warnings from China not to vote for him in an election that Beijing has framed as a choice between war and peace. and […]