David Evans

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David Evans is a pseudonym. The author has a background in politics and corporate public affairs and is a regular contributor on topics ranging from Taiwanese politics, cross-strait relations, and international affairs. He is also interested in technology and sport and is writing under a pseudonym to avoid complications in his day job.

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2019/09/20 | David Evans

Losing Solomon Islands and Kiribati Could Work to Taiwan's Advantage

The Solomon Islands and Kiribati have both switched allegiance from Taiwan to China, but is it really a loss for Taiwan?

2019/08/26 | David Evans

OPINION: The Rise of Eccentric Third Parties in Taiwan and UK

In both the U.K. and Taiwan, a third force is disrupting the longtime two-party political balance.

2019/08/08 | David Evans

OPINION: Taiwan Should Treat Huawei as a National Security Threat

Huawei's low-cost economic benefits are no longer sufficient for Taiwan to overlook the security risks it poses.

2019/07/19 | David Evans

5 Innovative Taiwanese Startups You Should Know

After some years of a stagnant growth in the tech sector, Taiwanese startups are on the rise again.

2019/04/09 | David Evans

London Sculpture Saga Keeps China's Bullying of Taiwan in the Spotlight

When China attempts to limit Taiwan's international space, it shows the rest of the world the mechanisms of the CCP's hostility.

2019/04/02 | David Evans

The KMT Paradox: The Anti-Communist Party or the 'One China' Party?

Chiang Kai-shek once called communism 'a disease of the heart.' Kaohsiung mayor Han Kuo-yu now describes Taiwan and China as partners in an 'arranged marriage' who are now 'madly in love.'

2019/02/14 | David Evans

OPINION: Looking Back on a Farcical Start to the Han Kuo-yu Era

The start of Han Kuo-yu's reign as mayor of Kaohsiung has been defined by lies, more lies and a lack of accountability.

2019/01/24 | David Evans

OPINION: Tsai's Uninspiring Cabinet Choices Reveal a Dearth of DPP Talent

Tsai had an opportunity to elevate young, progressive DPP voices after her cabinet resigned en masse earlier this month. She failed to seize it.

2018/10/30 | David Evans

OPINION: In Kaohsiung, Politicians Ignore Residents amid Development Frenzy

None of the Kaohsiung mayoral candidates have committed to developing their city for the people.

2018/10/23 | David Evans

OPINION: Kaohsiung's Skyline Is Dotted with Expensive White Elephants

Longtime Kaohsiung mayor Chen Chu leaves a legacy of expensive vanity projects alongside failing public services and infrastructure.