2018/10/02 | Jules Quartly

OPINION: Taiwan Welcomes Islam with Open Arms

Taiwan's religious tolerance, especially towards Islam is, sadly, exceptional.

2018/09/10 | Roy C. Lee

OPINION: Will the US-China Trade War Really Spur Taiwan's Companies to Leave China?

The government is encouraging Taiwanese companies based in China to take the US-China trade war as their cue to relocate.

2018/06/30 | Nick Aspinwall

Taiwan's New Southbound Push Risks Duterte Drug War Complicity

A Filipino fugitive awaits deportation in Taipei on drug charges, illustrating how the Tsai administration's New Southbound Policy’s fails to consider human rights.

2018/03/06 | Simi Metha

India Looks to Act on Southeast Asia

India and ASEAN represent two of the world’s major rising markets, and their relationship should not be underestimated.

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.

2017/12/08 | Jay Lin

Multicultural Kids to Build Bridges between Taiwan and Vietnam

A generation of Taiwan-born kids with Vietnamese heritage have the potential to deepen and expand bilateral ties.

2017/11/10 | Martin Hiesboeck

The Dangerous Arrogance of Taiwan's New Southbound Push

Taiwan's New Southbound Policy smacks of colonial arrogance and misallocates company resources. Taiwan must focus on profitable markets rather than convenient geographies.

2017/10/20 | Kwei-Bo Huang

Tsai's Southbound Policy Faces 'One China' Opposition

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen's New Southbound Policy has raised awareness of the South Asian and Southeast Asian countries that it targets, but is struggling to strike meaningful deals in the face of mounting Chinese diplomatic and economic opposition.

2017/10/11 | Rosemary Chen

ISSUE: New Southbound Policy Misses Migrant Worker Protections

President Tsai's recent speeches on the New Southbound Policy overlooked systematic discrimination problems faced by migrant workers in Taiwan.