Published on 03 Aug 2022

Explainer: Why US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's Taiwan visit has repercussions on regional stability


A visit by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi to Taiwan on 2 Aug has incited anger and criticism from China.

Asst Prof Dylan Loh from NTU’s public policy and global affairs division, said that Mrs Pelosi’s trip to Taiwan is significant to China because the Chinese “see this as a provocative departure from the ‘one-China’ policy”. He added that every country in the region, including Singapore, will feel a degraded sense of security especially when tensions are heightened so much, even as countries are just seeing slivers of economic recovery.

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