01 January, 2020
6 Min Read
Syllabus subtopic: Effect of policies and politics of developed and developing countries on India's interests, Indian diaspora.
Prelims and Mains focus: about the bill passed by Taiwan; China-Taiwan dispute; difference between One China policy and principle
News: Taiwan passed a controversial bill on Tuesday aimed at countering China’s influence on the selfruled island, less than two weeks before it goes to the polls to elect a new President.
What is the Bill about?
What is the reason behind the passage of the Bill
One China Policy
The One-China policy refers to the policy or view that there is only one state called "China", despite the existence of two governments that claim to be "China".
What is the ‘One China’ principle?
The principle affirms Chinese sovereignty over Taiwan and is the cornerstone of bilateral diplomatic relations between Washington and Beijing.
Source: Indian Express
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