Taiwan

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Taiwan Heads for Election Season

China’s roiling the waters with its territorial claims in the East and South China Seas can be expected to make Taiwan’s January elections all the more important for the region. Given its location between t...
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Taiwan Midterm Polls a Toss-Up

On Nov. 29, Taiwan’s 18 million voters will go to the polls for local elections, with pollsters and bookmakers differing on who’s in the lead and, as always, with the possibility that an unforeseen occurrence –...
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China-Taiwan Relations Turning Sour

If indeed there had ever been a “Chiwan” on the horizon – a tighter relationship between China and Taiwan – it is fast receding, with Taipei affronting Beijing on almost weekly intervals, lately at least partly...
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Taiwan’s Sunflower Occupation

The students who have taken over Taiwan’s Legislative Yuan to fight a yet to-be ratified service trade agreement with China in what has come to be called the “sunflower occupation” have to be shaking up the cou...