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Taiwan’s Newly Reshuffled Cabinet Looks a Lot Like Its Old Cabinet
January 17, 2019
Taiwan’s Newly Reshuffled Cabinet Looks a Lot Like Its Old Cabinet
Premier William Lai has vacated his post after the DPP’s crushing regional election defeat, but most of Taiwan’s ministers are staying on.
Taiwan’s Newly Reshuffled Cabinet Looks a Lot Like Its Old Cabinet
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 Elections: Impact on US-China Relations
December 18, 2018
Taiwan Elections: Impact on US-China Relations
Insights from Elizabeth Freund Larus.
Taiwan Elections: Impact on US-China Relations
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
KMT Shocks With Its Success in Taiwan Elections
November 27, 2018
KMT Shocks With Its Success in Taiwan Elections
The DPP must turn to self-reflection after heavy losses in local polls.
KMT Shocks With Its Success in Taiwan Elections
Taiwan Set to Decide on Banishing Its ‘Chinese Taipei’ Olympic Moniker
November 21, 2018
Taiwan Set to Decide on Banishing Its ‘Chinese Taipei’ Olympic Moniker
The IOC warned against the upcoming referendum, which has sparked Beijing's wrath and galvanized supporters of independence.
Taiwan Set to Decide on Banishing Its ‘Chinese Taipei’ Olympic Moniker
The Mood Ahead of Taiwan’s Midterm Elections
November 21, 2018
The Mood Ahead of Taiwan’s Midterm Elections
In what should be a referendum year, both parties appear to be adjusting their messages for the 2020 presidential elections.
The Mood Ahead of Taiwan’s Midterm Elections
What Taiwan’s Upcoming Elections Will Tell Us About Its Future
November 13, 2018
What Taiwan’s Upcoming Elections Will Tell Us About Its Future
The vote is set to serve as a referendum on Tsai Ing-wen’s anti-China stance. Challengers are picking up steam.
What Taiwan’s Upcoming Elections Will Tell Us About Its Future
Why Is China Bullying Taiwan?
August 03, 2018
Why Is China Bullying Taiwan?
This goes beyond dislike for the DPP – it’s a long-term strategy from Beijing.
Why Is China Bullying Taiwan?
Brian Hioe: The Sunflower Movement, 4 Years Later
July 18, 2018
Brian Hioe: The Sunflower Movement, 4 Years Later
An interview with New Bloom co-founder and student activist Brian Hioe, 4 years after the Sunflower Movement.
Brian Hioe: The Sunflower Movement, 4 Years Later
Taiwan’s National Health Insurance: A Model for Universal Health Coverage
May 02, 2018
Taiwan’s National Health Insurance: A Model for Universal Health Coverage
Taiwan has a constructive role to play in creating a robust global health network, but remains excluded from the World Health Organization.
Taiwan’s National Health Insurance: A Model for Universal Health Coverage
What Will Taiwan's Cabinet Shake-up Mean for Cross-Strait Relations?
February 24, 2018
What Will Taiwan's Cabinet Shake-up Mean for Cross-Strait Relations?
Taiwan's foreign affairs, defense, national security, and cross-strait portfolios get reshuffled.
What Will Taiwan's Cabinet Shake-up Mean for Cross-Strait Relations?
Do the Taiwan Independence Movement’s Symbolic Victories Hide a Lack of Practical Hope?
October 27, 2017
Do the Taiwan Independence Movement’s Symbolic Victories Hide a Lack of Practical Hope?
A time zone and passport stickers reflect the inability of the independence movement to gain real political victories.
Do the Taiwan Independence Movement’s Symbolic Victories Hide a Lack of Practical Hope?
Why Doesn’t Taiwan Make Political Movies?
October 27, 2017
Why Doesn’t Taiwan Make Political Movies?
Films about Taiwan political history are few and far between, especially compared to South Korean cinema.
Why Doesn’t Taiwan Make Political Movies?
The White Wolf of Taiwan
September 18, 2017
The White Wolf of Taiwan
Zhang Anle and his solution for the cross-strait dilemma.
The White Wolf of Taiwan
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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