Panama cuts formal ties with Taiwan in favour of China

Panama has switched diplomatic relations from Taiwan to China, handing a major victory to Beijing in its drive to isolate the self-governing island it claims as its own territory. Panama’s president, Juan Carlos Varela, announced the change – which ... ( read original story ...)

Panama forges diplomatic ties with China, breaks with Taiwan

Panama established formal diplomatic ties with China and broke with Taiwan on Monday in a major victory for Beijing that bolsters its claims of sovereignty over what it regards as a renegade island. Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela said in a ... ( read original story ...)

Panama switches diplomatic recognition from Taiwan to China

Panamanian president Juan Carlos Varela speaks during the Summit for Refugees and Migrants at U.N. headquarters, Monday, Sept. 19, 2016. Seth Wenig/AP PANAMA CITY (AP) — Panama has switched diplomatic recognition from Taiwan to China after a century of ... ( read original story ...)

Panama forges ties with China, ditches Taiwan in win for Beijing

PANAMA CITY Panama established formal diplomatic ties with China and broke with Taiwan on Monday in a major victory for Beijing that bolsters its claims of sovereignty over what it regards as a renegade island. Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela said ... ( read original story ...)

Panama to Establish Ties With China in Latest Blow to Taiwan

Panama is opening diplomatic relations with China, the latest blow to Taiwan as Beijing’s leaders seek to isolate the self-governing island. Panama’s President Juan Carlos Varela announced the move in a national address on Monday night. China is the ... ( read original story ...)

Panama to Establish Ties With China in Blow to Taiwan

Panama is opening diplomatic relations with China, the latest blow to Taiwan as Beijing’s leaders seek to isolate the self-governing island. Panama’s President Juan Carlos Varela announced the move in a national address on Monday night. China is the ... ( read original story ...)