Taiwan’s president predicts more pressure from China

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen says China’s pressure on the self-governing island democracy will only increase amid a changing international situation

TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen says China’s pressure on the self-governing island democracy will only increase amid a changing international situation.

Tsai said: “International political affairs are changing. The U.S.-China trade war is still going on. Protests in Hong Kong are increasingly intense.”

She added: “Trade patterns are quickly changing. In the future, China will only put Taiwan under more pressure.”