New Southbound Policy

April 23, 2019

Assessing Taiwan’s New Southbound Policy

By Prashanth Parameswaran
A closer look at the current status and future prospects of one of Taiwan’s flagship foreign policy initiatives.

April 17, 2019

Taiwan as an Indo-Pacific Contributor

By Prashanth Parameswaran
A series of events tied to the commemoration of the Taiwan Relations Act have spotlighted Taipei’s role in the wider region on its own terms and as a U.S. partner.
January 10, 2019

Taiwan and Southeast Asia Have a ‘People-Centric’ Exchange Problem

By Nick Aspinwall
The New Southbound Policy promotes mutual study and tourism with neighbors. However, two recent cases suggest it is being exploited.

December 15, 2018

‘Grave Concern’ as Cambodia Deports Taiwanese Alleged Scammers to China

By Nick Aspinwall
The deportations raise questions about Taiwan’s ability to participate in joint investigations with Asian trade partners.

October 11, 2018

Taiwan's Indo-Pacific Role in the Spotlight

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Taiwan continues to frame its response to the wider regional conception amid opportunities and challenges.

September 28, 2018

A Nation Reborn? Taiwan's Belated Recognition of Its Southeast Asian Heritage

By Jeremy Chiang and Alan Hao Yang
Can Taiwan reinvent itself as a part of Southeast Asia?
September 27, 2018

Where Will US-Taiwan Relations Under Trump End Up?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
Individual actions by Washington need to be assessed in broader perspective to evaluate their significance for the future of ties. 

July 11, 2018

What’s Next for Taiwan’s New Southbound Policy With ASEAN?

By Prashanth Parameswaran
A closer look at the opportunities and challenges that lie ahead for the Southeast Asia dimension of Taipei's new initiative.

June 28, 2018

Taiwan’s New Southbound Policy Meets the US Free and Open Indo-Pacific Strategy

By Chen-Sheng Hong and Logan Pauley
Aligning with FOIP would have both opportunities and risks for Taiwan.

December 09, 2017

Taiwan's 'New Southbound Policy' Scores Win in the Philippines

By Shannon Tiezzi
Taipei hopes its expanded investment agreement with Manila is the first of many with ASEAN partners.

April 01, 2017

Unpacking Tsai Ing-wen’s New Southbound Policy

By Bonnie S. Glaser, Matthew P. Funaiole, and Emily Jin
Can Taiwan’s latest attempt to avoid economic dependence on China succeed?
March 18, 2017

Taiwan's 'Little Burma'

By David Prentice
Huaxin Street in Taipei is home to many of Taiwan's 40,000 Burmese immigrants.

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