Want China Times
Tsai Ing-wen, chair of Taiwan’s opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), will
depart Friday night for the United States, where she will visit six cities in her capacity as the party’s 2016 presidential candidate.
During her 12-day visit, Tsai will meet with US officials and Taiwanese expatriates in Los Angeles, Chicago, Washington DC, New York, Houston and San Francisco.
Tsai is scheduled to arrive in Los Angeles on the first leg of the tour and will have dinner with Taiwanese expatriates and Ed Royce, a congressman from California who serves as chair of the House Committee on Foreign Affairs.
On May 31, Tsai will travel to Chicago, where she will meet with Taiwanese expatriates. She will be in Washington DC June 1-5, calling on US administration officials, members of congress and think tank experts. [FULL STORY]