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Archive for the ‘Editorials’ Category

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Editorials, Features

TTF’s English Website Suspended Effective May 20, 2016

Following Dr. Tsai’s election to the Office of the President last January, and as part of TTF’s overall post election reorganizational plan, the English section of Thinking Taiwan (www.thinking-taiwan.com) website will be suspended effective May 20, 2016. On behalf of TTF’s board and management, we like to take this opportunity to thank every one of […]

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Editorials, Features

China Spews Vitriol Over ‘Taiwan Night’ in Ottawa

For 20 years Taiwan’s representative office to Canada has held its gala, described as a ‘big draw’ for Canadian MPs. But this year China cried foul

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Editorials, Politics

The Fallacy of Yang Hengjun’s ‘Third Option’ for Unification

Sample bias undermines a Chinese author’s argument that a ‘third option’ exists for China to achieve the ‘great dream of national unification’

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Taiwan’s Nuclear History: Lessons for Today?

Could Taiwan ever consider the nuclear option again to deter Chinese aggression?

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Editorials, Politics

Will Taiwan Feel the Bern?

Taiwan is too vulnerable to the ebb and flow of domestic U.S. politics, which can be a problem when an American president turns inwards

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Editorials, Politics

Tsai Faces Many Challenges Over Foreign Policy

The new president must be open to various alternatives, particularly towards cross strait relations and Taiwan’s international participation

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Editorials, Society & Culture

Monday Horror Renews Debate on (and Thirst for) Capital Punishment

The satisfaction of bloody retribution notwithstanding, capital punishment is the lazy way out, as it doesn’t require us to address the real issues

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Editorials, Politics

China Faces Not One But Two Forces for Independence in Taiwan

Beijing does not only have to contend with traditional ‘taidu,’ but ‘huadu’ as well, two forces that, when joined, play a key role in ensuring Taiwan’s resilience

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Where is the Christian Left in Taiwan?

Christians in Taiwan must not mindlessly affiliate themselves with harmful movements that have pervaded historically moderate mainline denominations

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