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International relations

US signals a sea change on Taiwan 4 decades after severing ties

Trump's signing of travel bill pleases Taipei and angers Beijing

Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen, left, at an event held by the American Chamber of Commerce in Taipei on March 21.   © Reuters

TAIPEI -- Relations between the U.S. and Taiwan, severed diplomatically about 40 years ago, are arriving at a turning point.

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