An Interview With Chen Shih-chung: Rebuilding a Culture of Trust and Collaboration in the Taipei City Government
Chen Shih-chung said the first thing he would like to do as a mayor is build a team with a shared sense of trust. He considers this to be important because his own abilities can’t compare with that of 80,000 people working together. “If a group is involved in a common project, this is essential.”
Singapore and Taiwan’s Multifaceted, Unofficial Ties
Singapore has had robust economic, societal, and cultural ties with Taiwan, but its trepidation at offending the PRC may prompt it to pull back.
An Interview With Chiang Wan-an: From “Drifting North” To “Leaving the North”
As we discussed why Chiang Wan-an joined the KMT after returning to Taiwan, he said, “One of the most important factors includes Mr. [Chiang] Ching-kuo’s full commitment to public affairs and care for the people. This has left a profound impression on the hearts of Taiwanese people to this day.”
Beyond Strategic Clarity: Biden Should Make Clear to Xi That Taiwan Is Not Part of China
The U.S. should focus more on the 1979 Taiwan Relations Act and the 1982 Six Assurances rather than the U.S.-PRC Three Joint Communiques — the basis of the U.S. One China Policy.
An Interview with Taipei Mayoral Candidate Huang Shan-shan: “If You Can’t Take on the Responsibilities, Don’t Even Think About Taking the Next Step”
As a lawyer and city councilor, Huang Shan-shan felt she could only talk about the responsibilities she faced. As Deputy Mayor, she realized that she could act.
The Tsai Administration Is Silent on Lula’s Victory. What Would It Take for That To Change?
The Tsai administration’s passing on an opportunity to demonstrate support for democracy in Brazil is disappointing. All the more so because in 2018, Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued immediate congratulations to Bolsonaro on the day of his presidential election.
If Singapore Wants to Debate the Death Penalty, Talk To Us — Not Richard Branson.
If the Singapore government really prioritized the well-being of people in Singapore, they wouldn’t be wasting time and money trying to get Richard Branson over for a “debate.”