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Posts Tagged ‘Unification’

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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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

Ma-Xi Meeting: It Cuts Both Ways

Continued talks provide additional means for Taiwan to indirectly influence China and create pressure on Beijing to keep the relationship alive

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Politics

Ma and Xi Hold ‘Historic’ Meeting in Singapore

Despite the little substance to the summit, President Ma’s reference to ‘one China’ has sparked severe criticism back in Taiwan

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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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Politics

Can the European Experience Provide Inspiration for Cross-Strait Relations?

Post-World War II Europe offers tempting examples of reconciliation. None of them, however, is a good fit for relations between Taiwan and China

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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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