U.S. House Speaker Pelosi begins Asia tour, no mention of Taiwan

By Yew Lun Tian BEIJING (Reuters) -U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi starts a tour of four Asian countries on Sunday, her office said, without mentioning Taiwan amid intense speculation she might visit the self-ruled island claimed by China. "Speaker Nancy Pelosi is leading a Congressional delegation to the Indo-Pacific region, including visits to Singapore, Malaysia, South Korea and Japan," her office said in a press release https://www.speaker.gov/newsroom/73122. The release said the visit would include those countries, but did not specify whether Pelosi, who is number 3 in ...