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On the Front Lines of Taiwan's History in Kinmen
Once the focal point of hostilities between China and Taiwan, the Kinmen archipelago has evolved into a fascinating tourist destination.
2017/07/07 | Edward White
Q&A: The (Re)Emergence of Taiwan Identity and Implications for Beijing
‘If the once predominant Chinese identity can move from 53 percent to 3 percent in 30 years, who says it can’t go the other way? … This is the challenge for Beijing.’
Cross-Strait Spy Games: Taiwan Charges Chinese Student with Spying
National Security Bureau director-general Peng Sheng-chu said in parliament in March that Chinese espionage is 'more serious than before.'
BREAKING: New US$1.3b US Arms Sale to Taiwan
Announcement of the sale comes at a sensitive moment for the US and China, as President Trump is working to establish a partnership over trade differences and efforts to curb North Korea's nuclear program.
2017/05/18 | Michal Thim
ANALYSIS: Tsai’s Defense and Security Challenges Line Up in Year Two
Boosting the national defense budget, avoiding a spending blowout on submarines, watching out for aggression in the South China Sea and keeping up Taiwan’s defense from cyber attacks; chances are Taiwan’s president will be kept busy keeping the country safe in the second year of her presidency.
China Not a Factor in Fiji's Taiwan Office Closure - Officials
The Fiji office closure was a question of resources and not related to China - Taiwan officials say.
2017/04/24 | ZiQing Low
Taiwan Fights to Attend International Forums in 2017, Despite Beijing’s Interference
Here we go again: Taiwan’s participation in international organizations continues to be undermined and blocked by Beijing.
2017/03/20 | Edward White
Smooth Sailing in Cross-Strait Trade?
China-Taiwan trade statistics for 2016 were released earlier today.
2017/03/01 | Edward White
Warnings for Taiwanese after Beijing’s Latest Removals of Taiwan Affairs Officials
'The CCP wouldn't admit its approach to Taiwan has completely failed,' says J. Michael Cole, a senior non-resident fellow at the University of Nottingham’s China Policy Institute.
2017/02/06 | Rosemary Chen
Taiwan Hits Record Tourist Numbers Despite Plunge in Chinese
A record 10.7 million people visited Taiwan in 2016 with a boost in tourists from Japan, South Korea and Southeast Asia offsetting a sharp decline in Chinese.
2017/01/24 | Edward White
INTERVIEW: Taiwan’s Sunflower Leader Lin Fei-Fan Ready to Take Flight
Lin Fei-fan told The News Lens he plans to leave his country later this year to advance his vision for Taiwan independence and left-wing politics.