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Taiwan's new president sets chilly but pragmatic tone with China

As she marks 100 days in office, President Tsai Ing-wen move toward less cozy ties with the mainland is being greeted with middling marks at home. But Beijing seems to be accepting it, for now.

Tyrone Siu/Reuters

Taiwan’s tourism industry has a problem: the number of package-tour visitors from mainland China is down 30 percent after enjoying a record-breaking year in 2015. Nobody knows why, so the Transport Ministry decided to send a delegation to meet officials in Beijing and find out what is going on.

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