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In a Few Words, Taiwan Finds an Ally

Dec 28, 2016 | 23:49 GMT
In a Few Words, Taiwan Finds an Ally
Taiwan and President Tsai Ing-wen (L) may benefit as Japan and its prime minister, Shinzo Abe, seek diplomatic paths to counter China's increasing military and diplomatic pressure.
(Tsai Ing-wen, 2016, ASHLEY PON/Getty Images and Shinzo Abe, 2014, SEAN GALLUP/Getty Images)

Starting Saturday Dec. 31, the Interchange Association, Japan -- Tokyo’s de facto embassy in Taiwan -- will have a new name: The Japan-Taiwan Exchange Association. The new moniker, which was announced in a notice posted today on the association’s website, received a quick rebuke from China's Foreign Ministry, which said...

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