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Taiwan Is Swept by the ‘Han Wave’
March 15, 2019
Taiwan Is Swept by the ‘Han Wave’
The populist mayor of Kaohsiung is a cultural phenomenon who looks set to make his presence known in Taiwan’s presidential race.
Taiwan Is Swept by the ‘Han Wave’
Is This the End of the ‘1992 Consensus’?
January 11, 2019
Is This the End of the ‘1992 Consensus’?
Tsai Ing-wen is promoting her alternative 'Taiwan consensus,' but the KMT remains committed to the 1992 consensus.
Is This the End of the ‘1992 Consensus’?
Was It Wise for Tsai Ing-wen to Reject the ‘1992 Consensus’ Publicly?
January 04, 2019
Was It Wise for Tsai Ing-wen to Reject the ‘1992 Consensus’ Publicly?
Taipei has to face the fact that it does not have much leverage to resist Beijing’s pressure now.
Was It Wise for Tsai Ing-wen to Reject the ‘1992 Consensus’ Publicly?
Taipei-Shanghai Forum Puts Ko Wen-je’s China Views Into Focus
December 20, 2018
Taipei-Shanghai Forum Puts Ko Wen-je’s China Views Into Focus
City-to-city cross-strait exchanges circumvent the national DPP and appear to be popular among Taiwan’s incoming mayors.
Taipei-Shanghai Forum Puts Ko Wen-je’s China Views Into Focus
Taiwan’s Voters Have Dealt a Brutal Blow to the Ruling DPP
November 28, 2018
Taiwan’s Voters Have Dealt a Brutal Blow to the Ruling DPP
The KMT rode a “blue wave” in an election more about local concerns than the influence of China or the U.S.
Taiwan’s Voters Have Dealt a Brutal Blow to the Ruling DPP
What Does the 1992 Consensus Mean to Citizens in Taiwan?
November 10, 2018
What Does the 1992 Consensus Mean to Citizens in Taiwan?
Hint: it’s not what either Taiwan or China think it means.
What Does the 1992 Consensus Mean to Citizens in Taiwan?
One China, Two Interpretations, and the Third Alternative for Taiwan
November 06, 2018
One China, Two Interpretations, and the Third Alternative for Taiwan
The historic 2015 meeting between Xi Jinping and Ma Ying-jeou made a third alternative, beyond unification or separation, more likely.
One China, Two Interpretations, and the Third Alternative for Taiwan
Bypassing Tsai Ing-wen, China Offers Perks to Taiwan's People
February 28, 2018
Bypassing Tsai Ing-wen, China Offers Perks to Taiwan's People
Beijing issues 31 detailed measures granting Taiwanese people equal treatment with mainlanders.
Bypassing Tsai Ing-wen, China Offers Perks to Taiwan's People
A Cross-Strait Chill? You Wouldn't Know It From Taiwan's Economic Data.
February 16, 2018
A Cross-Strait Chill? You Wouldn't Know It From Taiwan's Economic Data.
Taiwan posted higher-than-expected growth in 2017, and is predicting solid numbers for this year as well.
A Cross-Strait Chill? You Wouldn't Know It From Taiwan's Economic Data.
Time To Shelve The 1992 Consensus
December 12, 2017
Time To Shelve The 1992 Consensus
The mainland should go beyond its carrot-and-stick strategy and seek a new consensus with Taiwan.
Time To Shelve The 1992 Consensus
After the 19th Party Congress, Tsai Ing-wen Calls For Breakthrough With China
October 27, 2017
After the 19th Party Congress, Tsai Ing-wen Calls For Breakthrough With China
China’s Taiwan Affairs Office says the “one China principle” is the political basis for ties.
After the 19th Party Congress, Tsai Ing-wen Calls For Breakthrough With China
Taiwan Calls for New Cross-Strait Relations After Xi’s Strong Speech
October 19, 2017
Taiwan Calls for New Cross-Strait Relations After Xi’s Strong Speech
China's president pressed Taiwan’s government to recognize the “1992 Consensus” at the 19th Party Congress.
Taiwan Calls for New Cross-Strait Relations After Xi’s Strong Speech
The Taipei-Beijing 'Diplomatic Truce' Crumbles: What Next for Taiwan?
June 21, 2017
The Taipei-Beijing 'Diplomatic Truce' Crumbles: What Next for Taiwan?
With Panama deciding to recognize the government in Beijing, Taiwan's list of diplomatic allies continues to shrink.
The Taipei-Beijing 'Diplomatic Truce' Crumbles: What Next for Taiwan?
China's 2017 Work Report: Changes on Hong Kong, Taiwan, and the Global Order
March 07, 2017
China's 2017 Work Report: Changes on Hong Kong, Taiwan, and the Global Order
Subtle changes in official rhetoric may have big ramifications in policymaking.
China's 2017 Work Report: Changes on Hong Kong, Taiwan, and the Global Order
China's Xi Finally Speaks to Trump, Who Affirms US 'One China' Policy: Major Takeaways
February 10, 2017
China's Xi Finally Speaks to Trump, Who Affirms US 'One China' Policy: Major Takeaways
Chinese President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Donald Trump finally speak.
China's Xi Finally Speaks to Trump, Who Affirms US 'One China' Policy: Major Takeaways
Taiwan's Biggest Problems Are at Home (Not Across the Strait)
November 17, 2016
Taiwan's Biggest Problems Are at Home (Not Across the Strait)
Domestic struggles, not cross-strait relations, are contributing to Tsai Ing-wen's falling approval ratings.
Taiwan's Biggest Problems Are at Home (Not Across the Strait)
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