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2017/05/07 | Wang Chao
How Archeologists Became China’s Newest Diplomats
After years of isolation, the country’s scientists are heading abroad to dig up the past, while building future relationships.
2017/05/03 | Danielle Cave
China's Diplomatic Stunt Over Taiwan in Australia Was Not Surprising
The Chinese embassy in Canberra should pray that audio and video of what transpired never appears online, writes Danielle Cave.
2017/03/29 | Michael Reilly
Confucianism, Morality and Chinese Diplomacy
Without a moral underpinning to its actions, China will struggle to build influence where it most needs it.
2017/03/14 | Vasabjit Banerjee
The New India-US Foreign Policy: Dual Audiences and Track II Diplomacy
Can India use existing foreign policy channels, including behind-the-scenes Track II diplomacy, to stabilize and enhance Indo-U.S. relations?
2017/01/14 | James Baron
Dark Shadows and New Hope: Taiwan and El Salvador
'Taiwan's questionable role in Salvadoran politics is not limited to this dark period of the country's modern history.'
2017/01/12 | Olivia Yang
Nigeria Orders Closure of Taiwan Office in Capital
'Taiwan will stop enjoying any privileges because it is not a country that is recognized under international law and under the position we have taken internationally we recognize the people of China,' said Nigeria's foreign minister.
2016/12/18 | James Baron
All Eyes Return to Gambia
Could Gambia’s opportunistic streak see it shun China and return as a diplomatic ally of Taiwan?
2016/10/12 | The Japan Times
OPINION: UN Secretary-General Choice Disappointing for Women
The failure to follow through on the expectation that the next U.N. secretary-general would be a woman is a reminder of the flaws in that selection process and the glass ceiling that more than half the world's population continues to confront.
2016/09/06 | Gary Rawnsley
Taiwan’s Trouble Talking to the World
Taiwan faces an uphill struggle in communicating with the world; it is essential that the appropriate bureaucratic structures are put in place to make facing that struggle a little easier.
2016/09/02 | Mo Tz-pin
Mixed Reactions to Taiwan’s New Top China Negotiator
The Tsai administration has appointed a new head for the Straits Exchange Foundation in hopes for improving cross-Strait exchange.
2016/09/01 | TNL Staff
Ex Foreign Minister James Huang Heading for Singapore: Reports
The Tsai Ing-wen administration has yet to confirm the news of Huang's appointment.
2016/08/30 | Michael Reilly
Taiwan and the Catholic Church
Taiwan’s relationship with the Catholic church, while good, can hardly be described as strong.
2016/08/29 | The Japan Times
OPINION: Northeast Asia Tensions Rise amid Diplomatic Vacuum
Japan, China and South Korea need to realize that tensions over their differences rise in the absence of top-level diplomatic contacts.
2016/08/21 | Robert E Kelly
North Korea: A Realistic Path to Regime Change
North Korea cannot survive on its own; it has always required a foreign patron. This is a weakness that can be exploited.
2016/06/24 | Chang Shin-wei
Taiwan’s President Tsai Embarks On Her First Diplomatic Trip Abroad
Before attending a ceremony in Panama, Tsai will make a brief stopover in Miami for meetings with officials and baseball star Chen Wei-yin.