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Taiwan’s president urges Beijing to resume talks but vows to resist pressure from mainland China

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aiwanese president Tsai Ing-wen said she hopes to avoid conflict and confrontation and invited mainland officials to meet without preconditions, while also emphasizing plans to reduce Taiwan's dependence on mainland China.
8 months ago
Sky Canaves
By Sky Canaves
Sky Canaves previously reported for The Wall Street Journal in Beijing and Hong Kong, where she covered media, culture, social issues, and legal affairs, and served as the founding editor and lead writer of the WSJ’s China Real Time site. Prior to becoming a journalist, Sky worked in the China corporate law practice of Baker & McKenzie, and she has also taught journalism and media law at the University of Hong Kong. She speaks Mandarin and has accumulated more than a decade's experience living, studying and working in China.
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