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Terry Gou May Run for Taiwan’s President. What Does His Foxconn Record Tell Us?
August 31, 2019

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?
April 27, 2019

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
April 18, 2019

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.

China’s Surreptitious Economic Influence on Taiwan’s Elections
April 12, 2019

China’s Surreptitious Economic Influence on Taiwan’s Elections

By Jason Li
Taiwan’s November elections weren’t directly about cross-strait relations, but that doesn’t mean China had no impact.

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

By Nick Aspinwall
The KMT rode a “blue wave” in an election more about local concerns than the influence of China or the U.S.

Taiwan's Migrant Workers Are Finding Their Voice
June 27, 2018

Taiwan's Migrant Workers Are Finding Their Voice

By James X. Morris
Labor protests in Taiwan reveal a pesky sincerity problem for government agencies.

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.

By Shannon Tiezzi
Taiwan posted higher-than-expected growth in 2017, and is predicting solid numbers for this year as well.
Are Casinos Coming to Taiwan?
October 26, 2017

Are Casinos Coming to Taiwan?

By Ross Darrell Feingold
Kinmen County is set to vote on a referendum that could approve casino gaming.

Unpacking Tsai Ing-wen’s New Southbound Policy
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?

On Taiwan, the Honeymoon Is Over
March 02, 2017

On Taiwan, the Honeymoon Is Over

By Michelle Winglee
Tsai Ing-wen's popularity is falling amid pressure from Beijing and economic uncertainty.

Taiwan’s Anno Horribilis for Tourism: Political Theater vs. Economic Reality
January 05, 2017

Taiwan’s Anno Horribilis for Tourism: Political Theater vs. Economic Reality

By Michael A. Turton
Is China really killing Taiwan's tourism industry?
How Bad Is Taiwan's Economy?
July 22, 2016

How Bad Is Taiwan's Economy?

By Frank S.T. Hsiao
Compared to other economies around the world, Taiwan is doing just fine.

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