By: Matthew Strong, Taiwan News, Staff Writer
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President-elect Tsai Ing-wen on Friday insisted on Taiwan’s sovereignty in the South China Sea while also pleading for international cooperation and respect for international law.
Tsai’s comments came the day after President Ma Ying-jeou visited the Taiwanese-held island of Taiping or Itu Aba, a move which drew criticism from the United States and from within Tsai’s Democratic Progressive Party.
The next president broached the subject during her visit to Yunlin County to thank local voters for their support in the January 16 election. [FULL STORY]