Palau president vows to resist Beijing pressure to ditch Taiwan

Apr 7, 2021 | INVESTING

He leads one of the world’s smallest nations, but Surangel Whipps says Palau will not be bullied by anyone into deciding its future – least of all by China.Whipps, 52, became Palau’s president last year after defeating an opponent who favoured closer ties with Beijing.The Pacific nation of around 21,000 people is one of just 15 countries that still recognise Taiwan over China, something Whipps is adamant will not change under his watch despite Beijing’s pressure campaign.“If we were the last…

Read More

Pin It on Pinterest