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Taiwan’s New Southbound Policy and the Looming Election
October 25, 2019

Taiwan’s New Southbound Policy and the Looming Election

By Jeremy Huai-Che Chiang
With the election looming large on the horizon, Taiwan’s New Southbound Policy is obviously at a decisive juncture.

Taiwan’s Human Rights Miracle Does Not Extend to Its Southeast Asian Foreign Workers
October 10, 2019

Taiwan’s Human Rights Miracle Does Not Extend to Its Southeast Asian Foreign Workers

By Nick Aspinwall
Recent incidents affecting Southeast Asian foreign workers muddy Taiwan’s claims as a regional guarantor of human rights. 
Taiwan Warns Against Travel to China, Hong Kong After Detention of Taiwanese Nationals
September 18, 2019

Taiwan Warns Against Travel to China, Hong Kong After Detention of Taiwanese Nationals

By Nick Aspinwall
Over 1 million Taiwanese nationals could be living or working in China, which remains Taiwan’s largest trading partner.

Taiwan Loses Another Diplomatic Ally: Onward Without the Solomon Islands?
September 18, 2019

Taiwan Loses Another Diplomatic Ally: Onward Without the Solomon Islands?

By Ankit Panda and Prashanth Parameswaran
Is China’s campaign of isolation against Taiwan working?

Taiwan Hosts Top Solomon Islands Official Amid Reports of a Diplomatic Switch to Beijing
September 10, 2019

Taiwan Hosts Top Solomon Islands Official Amid Reports of a Diplomatic Switch to Beijing

By Nick Aspinwall
Solomon islands foreign minister visits Taipei days after a report said a diplomatic switch to Beijing was imminent.

Taiwan President Sues Scholars for Alleging Her Doctorate Degree is Fake
September 07, 2019

Taiwan President Sues Scholars for Alleging Her Doctorate Degree is Fake

By Nick Aspinwall
Tsai Ing-wen is taking legal action against unsubstantiated questioning of the veracity of her diploma as she heads into her bid for re-election.

Report: Solomon Islands ‘Clearly Leaning’ Toward Changing Recognition From Taipei to Beijing
September 03, 2019

Report: Solomon Islands ‘Clearly Leaning’ Toward Changing Recognition From Taipei to Beijing

By Ankit Panda
The Pacific Island state’s decision to switch would leave Taiwan with just 16 remaining diplomatic allies.
Taiwan’s President (and Her Challenger) Thank US for $8 Billion F-16V Sale
August 24, 2019

Taiwan’s President (and Her Challenger) Thank US for $8 Billion F-16V Sale

By Nick Aspinwall
Tsai Ing-wen thanked the United States for the deal. So did her main presidential challenger, the Beijing-friendly Han Kuo-yu.

Why the Hong Kong Protests Don’t Guarantee a Tsai Victory in Taiwan
July 25, 2019

Why the Hong Kong Protests Don’t Guarantee a Tsai Victory in Taiwan

By Lev Nachman and Brian Hioe
The challenges facing Tsai remain the same, with or without the Hong Kong protests.

Taiwan President to Stop in Denver as US-Taiwan Ties Strengthen
July 19, 2019

Taiwan President to Stop in Denver as US-Taiwan Ties Strengthen

By Nick Aspinwall
Tsai’s 2-day stopovers in New York and Denver have drawn significant attention as Taiwan seeks to leverage its bond with the US.

Taiwan’s KMT Will Choose Its Candidate to Challenge a Resurgent President Tsai
July 12, 2019

Taiwan’s KMT Will Choose Its Candidate to Challenge a Resurgent President Tsai

By Nick Aspinwall
KMT contenders struggle to pull away from each other as political momentum shifts back to the ruling DPP.
Taiwan Politicians Continue to Align Themselves With Hong Kong Protestors
July 05, 2019

Taiwan Politicians Continue to Align Themselves With Hong Kong Protestors

By Nick Aspinwall
Protestors in Hong Kong demanding the withdrawal of a controversial extradition bill find a reliable ally in Taiwan.

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