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After the Election: Where Will Lai Lead Taiwan?

After the Election: Where Will Lai Lead Taiwan?

By Lev Nachman and Brian Hioe
Taiwanese voters have made their choice. Now it’s up to President-elect Lai Ching-te – and the reactions from Washington and Beijing – to shape the future.

Taiwan’s New President-Elect Should Prioritize the Economy

Taiwan’s New President-Elect Should Prioritize the Economy

By Huynh Tam Sang
The greatest obstacle for the soon-to-be president of Taiwan is not the China threat, but rather economic concerns, particularly among young people.
Southeast Asian Migrant Workers in Taiwan: Human Rights and Soft Power

Southeast Asian Migrant Workers in Taiwan: Human Rights and Soft Power

By Yumei Lin
Given its thorny geopolitical status, the way Taiwan treats its large population of migrant workers has far-reaching ramifications.

How Taiwan’s Growing Economic Woes Will Impact Its 2024 Elections 

How Taiwan’s Growing Economic Woes Will Impact Its 2024 Elections 

By Daniel Fu
Voters' general pessimism regarding the economy is souring views of the DPP as Taiwan gears up for presidential elections in January.

Taiwan’s Greatest Vulnerability Is Its Energy Supply

Taiwan’s Greatest Vulnerability Is Its Energy Supply

By Jeff Kucharski
Taiwan imports nearly all of its energy and would struggle to keep power flowing during a disruption to supply lines.

Taiwan Watches Ukraine With an Eye Toward Security at Home

Taiwan Watches Ukraine With an Eye Toward Security at Home

By Shannon Tiezzi
Taiwan’s government is on alert for ripple effects from the Russian invasion in the form of “cognitive warfare” and economic difficulties.

Taiwan’s CPTPP Bid Will Test the Resolve of the Indo-Pacific

Taiwan’s CPTPP Bid Will Test the Resolve of the Indo-Pacific

By Shihoko Goto
Taiwan’s application is a test case of how a high-stakes gambit in the Indo-Pacific can move forward without the United States.
What Can Taiwan’s Semiconductor Industry Learn From Japan?

What Can Taiwan’s Semiconductor Industry Learn From Japan?

By Gary Xie and Sophie Grant
Taiwan’s semiconductor industry will require major restructuring if it wishes to maintain its competitive edge in the crowded global market.

Taiwan Braces for Economic Impact of Global Coronavirus Outbreak

Taiwan Braces for Economic Impact of Global Coronavirus Outbreak

By Nick Aspinwall
Taiwan’s tourism and aviation industries are struggling, but most sectors have withstood heavy damage and the government has planned a $2 billion bailout.

Terry Gou May Run for Taiwan’s President. What Does His Foxconn Record Tell Us?

Terry Gou May Run for Taiwan’s President. What Does His Foxconn Record Tell Us?

By Nick Aspinwall
Taiwan’s richest man is reportedly ready to declare his candidacy. Would he run the country like he ran his corporate empire?

Han Kuo-Yu: Taiwan’s Populist President?

Han Kuo-Yu: Taiwan’s Populist President?

By Jeffery C. J. Chen
Han is wildly popular, but his policy positions -- or lack thereof -- should be cause for concern, given Taiwan's delicate situation.
Foxconn CEO Terry Gou Says a Sea Goddess Has Told Him to Run for President

Foxconn CEO Terry Gou Says a Sea Goddess Has Told Him to Run for President

By Nick Aspinwall
Gou’s entry into Taiwan’s 2020 presidential race further clutters a field packed with larger-than-life personalities.

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