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Taiwan Confronts COVID-19 Outbreak, Accuses China of Blocking Vaccines
May 29, 2021

Taiwan Confronts COVID-19 Outbreak, Accuses China of Blocking Vaccines

By Nick Aspinwall
Taiwan’s government is attempting to recapture public trust amid its first large-scale community coronavirus outbreak.

Taiwan’s Referendum Mayhem
March 13, 2021

Taiwan’s Referendum Mayhem

By Lev Nachman and Brian Hioe
Tracing the political stances and stakes of four upcoming referendums.
Taiwan’s COVID-19 Triumph
February 01, 2021

Taiwan’s COVID-19 Triumph

By Lev Nachman
How did Taiwan manage to make the best of 2020’s worst situation?

The Role of Political Culture in Taiwan’s COVID-19 Success
January 25, 2021

The Role of Political Culture in Taiwan’s COVID-19 Success

By Layne Vandenberg
Taiwan’s political culture is the unexpected key to public compliance with COVID-19 digital surveillance.

Taiwan Visit by Trump’s UN Envoy Canceled, Ending a Wild Ride in Taiwan-US Relations
January 18, 2021

Taiwan Visit by Trump’s UN Envoy Canceled, Ending a Wild Ride in Taiwan-US Relations

By Nick Aspinwall
The canceled visit by Ambassador Kelly Craft spared Taiwan an enlarged domestic controversy over its handling of the final days of the Trump administration.

US Cancels Ambassador’s Controversial Trip to Taiwan
January 13, 2021

US Cancels Ambassador’s Controversial Trip to Taiwan

By Associated Press
Kelly Craft, the American ambassador to the U.N., would have been the third high-level U.S. official to visit Taiwan in recent months.

Taiwan’s Opposition Party Pushes for Referendum on US Pork Ban
January 09, 2021

Taiwan’s Opposition Party Pushes for Referendum on US Pork Ban

By Nick Aspinwall
The Kuomintang wants to overturn a government decision to allow imports of U.S. meat containing traces of a controversial feed additive.
Taiwan’s President Makes the (Virtual) Rounds at DC Think Tanks
December 10, 2020

Taiwan’s President Makes the (Virtual) Rounds at DC Think Tanks

By Shannon Tiezzi
President Tsai gave virtual remarks at three separate events in two days, a flurry of engagement designed to highlight her agenda for U.S.-Taiwan cooperation.

Taiwan Starts Production of First Domestically Made Submarines
November 28, 2020

Taiwan Starts Production of First Domestically Made Submarines

By Nick Aspinwall
President Tsai Ing-wen called the submarine production crucial to Taiwan’s development of asymmetric warfare capabilities.

Tsai Clears the Way for a US-Taiwan Trade Agreement
August 29, 2020

Tsai Clears the Way for a US-Taiwan Trade Agreement

By Shannon Tiezzi
The president’s decision to ease restrictions on imports of U.S. pork and beef removes one of the major stumbling blocks to such a deal.

Taiwan and US Pledge Health Partnership, Possible Trade Agreement After Azar Visit
August 14, 2020

Taiwan and US Pledge Health Partnership, Possible Trade Agreement After Azar Visit

By Nick Aspinwall
Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen said Thursday her country would seek a trade agreement and closer security ties with the United States.
Taiwan President Asserts Sovereignty Over Disputed Islands Claimed by Japan and China
June 26, 2020

Taiwan President Asserts Sovereignty Over Disputed Islands Claimed by Japan and China

By Nick Aspinwall
Tsai Ing-wen reiterated Taiwan’s claim over the Diaoyutai/Senkakus after opposition politicians pushed her to respond to a Japanese move to change their administrative name.

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