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Posts Tagged ‘Propaganda’

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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

MEDIA WATCH: DMG Bid to Buy Taiwan’s Top TV Network Raises Questions

The powerful Chinese man behind the attempted acquisition of Eastern Broadcasting Co is reportedly the son of a former top PLA leader. The US firm denies any link

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Politics

China’s Taiwan Policy Under Xi Jinping and Implications in a Time of Transition

Ideology is a driver of Xi’s policy, but its influence must also be weighed against other, and often more pragmatic, considerations

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Editorials, Politics

You Can’t Just Throw Money at the Taiwan ‘Issue’

The pursuit of an economic solution to the dispute in the Taiwan Strait is an exercise in futility and one that will only cause more frustrations in Beijing

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Photo: J. Michael Cole / Thinking Taiwan
Politics

VOTE 2016: When Fiction Becomes Reality

Sometimes a deliberately misleading headline is all it takes for disinformation to take flight

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Defense

Taiwanese Leaders Should Skip the Victory Day Parade in Beijing

Former KMT chairman Lien Chan will attend the military parade in Beijing on Sept. 3, which sends a very bad signal to the young men and women in Taiwan who are giving thought to joining the military

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Politics

China Ramps Up Ideological Campaign Against Taiwan in the U.S.

A new Los Angeles-based think tank with ties to China’s United Front department intends to ‘expand awareness’ among government officials and academics on their soil

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Politics

Real People vs. Phantom Sources in Taiwan’s Battle of Ideas

A struggling KMT will use anything at this point to discredit civil society and its main opponent in the 2016 elections

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Politics, Special Report

Taiwan Needs a Counter-Propaganda Strategy

The Taiwanese need their own United Front to counter Beijing’s propaganda. But before they can do so, they need to better understand each other

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