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2018/01/02 | Chun-Yi Lee

Cross-Strait Tensions Could Spread to Southeast Asia in 2018

The cross-Strait relationship will no longer be a bipolar game, but a multi-polar setting.

2016/10/11 | ZiQing Low

China Slams President Tsai After National Day Address

'Both sides should try to avoid military conflict, but that depends on what other ‘radical action’ Tsai might take,' the CCP mouthpiece Global Times has warned.

2016/09/22 | J. Michael Cole

OP-ED: SCMP the Good Little Mouthpiece

More and more, the South China Morning Post’s editorials read as if they were drafted in Beijing. Here’s an example.

2016/09/19 | J. Michael Cole

Spurned, Beijing Bypasses Taiwan’s Central Government

Beijing is seeking to undermine the authority of Taiwan’s central government by creating bilateral dependencies and sowing division within society. It has been going on for quite a while.

2016/08/11 | Hsu Chia-yu

Ma Quizzed on Taiwan’s Capital, International Students Respond

'I was afraid that Ma would give some politically incorrect answers. If he did so, then we, the Chinese students, would probably have to do something to protest against it.'

2016/08/05 | J. Michael Cole

OP-ED: ‘One China’ or Air Safety?

Taiwan’s allies, formal and tacit, must come forward as they did with the WHA and support Taiwan’s effort to participate at ICAO, no matter how Beijing reacts.

2016/07/18 | J. Michael Cole

Beijing Alters Recent History: Says Taipei Suspended Dialogue

China unilaterally suspended cross-strait communication mechanisms late last month after judging that President Tsai had failed to meet Beijing’s expectations.

2016/06/27 | J. Michael Cole

Radio Silence in the Taiwan Strait? Think Again

News that Beijing has suspended communication mechanisms with Taipei need to be taken in their proper context. It’s much less alarming than you think.

2016/04/15 | TNL 編輯

Taiwanese Snub One-China, Ma’s 1992 Consensus Comments

After Taiwan’s presidential election, China has been making moves to challenge Taiwan’s sovereignty and strengthen the “One-China Policy.” However, a recent poll shows that most Taiwanese oppose this strategy, and netizens have responded negatively to President Ma’s view of the “1992 Consensus.”

2016/01/21 | Yang

President Ma Ying-jeou Says Taiwan Must Join Economic Partnerships

Ma says it’s important for Taiwan to take similar actions to sign trade agreements, which is becoming a world economy trend, especially during these times when the function of WTO is weakening and many countries are signing bilateral trade agreements.

2015/11/07 | Zou Chi

Ma-Xi: Ma Says He Couldn't Talk about the “One China, One Taiwan Principle” due to ROC Constitution

Ma pointed out that the reason he could not talk about the “two China principle,” the “one China, one Taiwan principle” or the "independence of Taiwan” in the meeting is the ROC Constitution does not allow him to do so and he was speaking as the President of the ROC.

2015/09/16 | Yang

The US Has Three Noes for Taiwan's 2016 Presidential Election

Former White House National Security Council (NSC) Senior Director for Asian Affairs Michael J. Green says that Washington D.C. and Taiwan should each have "three Noes." Taiwan's three noes are no surprises, no change of the status quo, and no free rides for the new government.