Written by Rowena He. The hijacking of history by the Chinese Communist Party, together with the manipulation of nationalistic sentiments, promotes historical amnesia, fosters a narrow and xenophobic nationalism, impedes reflection on historical tragedies and injustice, and stokes enthusiasm for China’s growing international assertiveness. And such state-sponsored made-in-China nationalism, compounded with the soft power exported through agencies such as Confucius Institutes, has profound implications for the future of China, its relationship with Taiwan, and the world.
Written by Mab Huang. The struggle for human dignity, basic rights and a better life, to be sure, will be long and hard, but there is no alternative to commitment by, and engagement from, every individual, civil society organization, government and the United Nations, or what is left of it.
Written by Yu-Hua Chen. Taiwan completed its nine-in-one local election on 24 November 2018, which ended up with a historical defeat of the ruling Democratic
Written by Elizabeth Freund Larus With the hotly contested over, all eyes are on the incoming 116th Congress. What do the US midterm election results imply
Written by Christopher MacDonald. Directly across from the Potala Palace, in Lhasa’s main square, there stands a triumphal, 120-foot-high slab of concrete commemorating Tibet’s 1951
Written by Alexandre TM Chen. The reports on the progress of Sino-Vatican dialogue often fill up pages in press coverage since the last two years.
Written by Bertil Lintner. If there’s anything China and Taiwan can agree on, it’s that the contested scattered islands in the South China Sea are
Written by Timothy S. Rich and Andi Dahmer. Due to the rise of China and Xi Jinping’s more aggressive behavior towards Taiwan, Taiwan and its regional
Written by Dennis Halpin. Taiwan was regularly accorded observer status at the annual World Health Assembly (WHA) between 2009 and 2016. The assembly represents the
Written by Huong Le Thu and Alan H. Yang. In recent years, the diplomatic pressure exerted by China over Taiwan has grown increasingly acute. Beijing
Written by Gray Sergeant In June 2018, the United States government unveiled the new office compound for the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), the de-facto embassy,
Written by J. Michael Cole. While analysts continue to pay close attention to the increasingly frequent passages by People’s Liberation Army vessels and aircraft near