ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon PrintIcon Twitter
International relations

Shanghai breaks with Prague over partnership with Taiwan

Czech capital becomes sister cities with Taipei despite Belt and Road role

NEW YORK -- Shanghai suspended all ties with Prague on Tuesday, including its status as a sister city, after the Czech capital and vital stop on China's Belt and Road granted the same partnership to Taipei.

Prague inked the twinning agreement for commercial and cultural promotion with Taiwan's capital on Monday, days after the island's independence-leaning President Tsai Ing-wen won reelection by a landslide.

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Discover the all new Nikkei Asia app

  • Take your reading anywhere with offline reading functions
  • Never miss a story with breaking news alerts
  • Customize your reading experience

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more