China heaps pressure on Taiwan president after election defeat

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen announces her resignation as chairwoman of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) after local elections in Taipei, Taiwan November 24, 2018. REUTERS/Ann Wang

TAIPEI/SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Chinese state media heaped pressure on Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen on Monday after her ruling pro-independence party suffered heavy defeats at local elections at the weekend, saying Beijing would seek cooperation with newly elected officials. Tsai resigned on Saturday as chairwoman of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) after losing key battleground cities […]

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