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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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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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.'
3 Reasons Why Taiwan Should Not Hold an Independence Referendum
There is a strong argument that Taiwan is already an independent, sovereign nation, writes 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.
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.
The Perfect Storm: How the DPP Lost Its 20-Year Hold on Kaohsiung
Things couldn't have gone much worse for the DPP in Kaohsiung than they did in 2018.