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Posts Tagged ‘China’

Defense

Harriers for Taiwan? Think Again

Harriers would seem to offer a head-on straight solution to the tactical dilemma facing Taiwan. But close analysis reveals that the aircraft isn’t worth the trouble

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Book Reviews

From ‘Black Island’ to ‘The Convenient Illusion of Peace’

Two recent books look at the impact of civic nationalism in Taiwan, one from a domestic perspective, the other at the strategic level

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Politics

What Can the UK Petition System Do For Taiwan?

A recent petition urging the British government to formally recognize Taiwan has brought unexpected attention to the island-nation’s political status

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Editorials, Politics, Special Report

Taiwan’s New President Likely to Surprise on Cross-Strait Ties

With pragmatism, creativity and understanding from both sides, there is no reason why relations in the Taiwan Strait should sour under a DPP administration

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Politics

VOTE 2016: China’s State Media, Netizens React to Tsai’s Victory

As expected, official media in China dished out warnings and veiled threats following the DPP’s historic victory on Saturday

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Editorials, Politics

The Great Power That Can’t Help Itself

The public humiliation of a young Taiwanese entertainer in South Korea has sparked outrage among the Taiwanese, who retaliated with an even more powerful weapon — their votes

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Editorials, Politics

Mind Your Language: Taiwan Isn’t the Provocateur in the Taiwan Strait

On how language often unfairly frames the discussion on Taiwan and China

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Politics

Taiwanese Election Candidate Denied Entry Into Hong Kong

New Power Party candidate Huang Kuo-chang was invited to appear on a CNN talk show, but the territory’s immigration authorities won’t let him in

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Editorials, Politics

VOTE 2016: Taiwan-China Talks Won’t Collapse…Unless Beijing Lets Them

Despite what Beijing says, the 1992 consensus is not the only framework under which Taiwan-China ties can prosper, and history proves it

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Editorials, Politics

VOTE 2016: Why Some Young Taiwanese Might Not Be Able to Vote

Detaching elections from the hukou system and adopting absentee voting would make a lot of sense, but doing so is more complex than you think

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