Radio Free Asia
Reported by Hwang Chun-mei for RFA's Mandarin Service, and by the Cantonese Service. Translated and edited by Luisetta Mudie.
"President Tsai Ing-wen is a signal lamp casting out China’s looming shadow, conveying to the world that Taiwan will not acquiesce to the Chinese Communist Party," Republican Senator Ted Cruz wrote in his description of Tsai on the magazine's website.
He said that while Taiwan lies just 100 miles off the coast of China, Tsai has managed to carve out her own path, neither losing her way politically, nor being drawn into Beijing's rhetoric.
Taiwan still bears the official name of the 1911 Republic of China after Kuomintang forces occupied the island at the end of World War II. [FULL STORY]