Written by Chai Boon Kheng. The question of Taiwan presents one of the most elusive problems in international law. While treaty texts pertaining to Taiwan are
Catalonia: How Can Taiwan Draw Lessons?
Written by Ian Inkster. For one political system to draw lessons from what is happening in another is a tortuous notion and a difficult practice. But
What will Xi Jinping say about Taiwan at the 19th Party Congress?
Written by Richard C. Bush. No, I have not been given a draft text of General Secretary Xi Jinping’s report to the 19th Chinese Communist Party
Taiwan’s Southbound Practices vs. China’s Belt & Road
Written by Alan H. Yang. All Asian powers are currently strengthening their regional ties. Some aim to spearhead development to build their own sphere of influence.
Taiwan, the UK and the Chinese Factor
Written by Ian Inkster. The meeting between President Tsai and a British parliamentary delegation on the 3rd of August in Taipei was full of enthusiastic
Tsai Ing-wen’s Administration and Taiwan’s Shrinking International Space
Written by Madhura Balasubramaniam. On Monday 12th June 2017, Panama ended diplomatic relations with Taiwan in favour of establishing diplomatic ties with China. A joint communiqué was signed by
Brawls in Taiwan’s Legislature: A Blemish, Yes, but Hardly a Way of Life
Written by J. Michael Cole. Anyone who follows domestic politics in Taiwan will have seen in recent days a series of brawls pitting opposition Kuomintang
Pension Reform Made in Taiwan
Written by Gunter Schubert. On June 27th, Taiwan’s Legislative Yuan passed a package of pension reforms which are, arguably, doing away with decades of privileged
São Tomé and Príncipe drops Taiwan, embraces China
Written by J. Michael Cole. The African nation of São Tomé and Príncipe on December 20 announced that it was severing diplomatic relations with the Republic
Taiwan and Free Trade Agreements – Missing the Wood for the Trees?
Written by Michael Reilly. Apart from city-state entrepôts such as Hong Kong and Singapore, Taiwan is probably the most trade-dependent nation in the world. The
Taiwan’s trouble talking to the world
Written by Gary Rawnsley. On 25 August 2016, China’s Xinhua News Agency posted a short film on Twitter about the construction of a pipeline between Fujian province
The end of China-Taiwan rapprochement tourism
Written by Ian Rowen. A fiery bus crash on July 19 near Taiwan’s Taoyuan airport tragically killed 24 Chinese tourists and the Taiwanese guide and driver,