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WHO — You cannot be Xi-rious!

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — Back in May, the World Health Organization (WHO) made a major policy announcement on the COVID-19 pandemic. No, they weren’t apologizing for ignoring the lette...

Ties with Taiwan easier than most countries think

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — Watching a parliamentary committee meeting from a foreign country is not everyone’s cup of tea, especially when it runs to nearly two-and-a-half hours. However...

Time to move past Beijing's unrighteous indignation over Taiwan

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — Just about every time Taiwan engages with the outside world, there is a phrase that pops up in Western media coverage: “In a move likely to anger Beijing...&rdquo...

Taiwan's pleas to be part of COP26 fall on deaf ears

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — The COP26 Conference in Glasgow, Scotland, has focused the thoughts of the world once more on the issue of climate change. These U.N. climate change conferences ofte...

Defending Taiwan from invasion is a must

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — It feels right now as if international support for Taiwan has never been so strong. President Joe Biden recently said at a town hall meeting that the United States &...

CPTPP delay likely to result in stalemate

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — The Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership (CPTPP) is not a name that rolls off the tongue, while its acronym is quite the tongue twister...

China’s economic woes run deeper than Evergrande

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) – A few weeks back, the international media was awash with stories about Evergrande Group, China’s second-largest property developer. Having borrowed big to scal...

CCP’s saber-rattling and ADIZ incursions are backfiring

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) – Double Ten Day is fast approaching and around the globe, Taiwan’s representative offices and expat communities are celebrating the 110th anniversary of the establ...

Kishida Fumio win offers Japan-Taiwan stability … for now

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — This time last year, Taiwan was every bit as focused on the latest developments in the U.S. presidential race as its own elections. No one is in any doubt of the imp...

Taiwan’s online freedom mustn’t become an Achilles heel

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — On the face of it, the 2021 Freedom on the Net Report made for great reading for the Taiwan government. Its commitments to basic rights and freedoms were emphasized,...

Taiwan needs roadmap out of COVID restrictions

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — At the beginning of this week, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) announced that foreign spouses and children of Taiwan nationals can now apply for entry into t...

If UK serious about its Indo-Pacific tilt, it needs to support Taiwan

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — While the U.S. government is routinely questioned about Taiwan and cross-strait relations, the topic is high on the agenda far less frequently in the U.K. So, it was...

Taiwan’s defense capabilities are better than suggested

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) – The Ministry of National Defense (MND) Annual Report 2021 was published this week and, on the face of it, made for pretty grim reading. Whereas last year, the report...

Medigen vaccine a game changer, even if we don’t realize it yet

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) – In the United Kingdom, it was Margaret Keenan who was the historic "patient one" to get the first official COVID-19 vaccination, closely followed by William S...

Afghanistan crisis changes nothing for Taiwan

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — Despite everything else that is going on around the world with the COVID-19 pandemic and other issues, the scenes that have been coming out of Afghanistan this week hav...