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China tries to ‘divide and rule’ Taiwan by befriending pro-Beijing towns

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by October 31, 2016 World News

TAIPEI (Reuters) – China is embarking on a divide-and-rule campaign on self-ruled Taiwan, offering to boost tourism to pro-Beijing towns and counties while giving the new pro-independence government the cold shoulder, government officials and politicians say.

Whether Beijing’s promises materialize remains to be seen, but the political rift is pressing Taiwan’s ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) to come up with measures of its own to counter an alarming decline in mainland tourists. We’re sorry. You don't have permission to access this page. Please sign up to have full access to this page.

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