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2018/09/12 | New Bloom
OPINION: US Diplomatic Recalls Should Not Inspire Taiwanese Confidence
The US recalled diplomats from countries that dropped recognition of Taiwan, but it’s anyone’s guess who is calling the shots in Washington.
2017/06/23 | Yuan-Ming Chiao
Panama Braces for Chinese Tourist Boom
Industry insiders expect red tape to be slashed, easing the way for more Chinese tourists to visit the Central American nation that straddles two oceans with its renowned canal.
Time to End Checkbook Diplomacy, Taiwan
Taiwan’s checkbook diplomacy is at best a short-term response limited to a handful of poor countries and discourages deeper substantive relations, argue international relations experts Timothy S. Rich and Vasabjit Banerjee.
Experts React: Panama Switches Allegiance from Taiwan to China
'Formal relations with a microstate may be consistent with Taiwan’s claims of sovereignty, but it does little to prevent conflict with China in the future. Unofficial support from countries like the US provide such assurance.'
2017/06/13 | TNL Staff
BREAKING: Panama Cuts Ties with Taiwan, Switches to Beijing
Panama is the latest of Taiwan's diplomatic allies to ditch it for Beijing.
2016/06/24 | Chang Shin-wei
Taiwan’s President Tsai Embarks On Her First Diplomatic Trip Abroad
Before attending a ceremony in Panama, Tsai will make a brief stopover in Miami for meetings with officials and baseball star Chen Wei-yin.