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How Russia and China exploit history to further their interests

"Who controls the past controls the future: who controls the present controls the past." This quote from George Orwell's world-famous novel "1984" describes in one sentence the...

A Uyghur gets death sentence, as China bans once OK'd books

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — As the Chinese government tightened its grip over its ethnic Uyghur population, it sentenced one man to death and three others to life in prison last year for textbooks drawn in ...

What we can learn from George Kennan’s ‘Long Telegram’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Seventy-five years ago, George F. Kennan, then deputy chief of the U.S. mission in Moscow, sent the “Long Telegram” back to the State Department. Kennan bel...

History is 'China's most important psychological tool'

In his new book, The Invention of China, journalist Bill Hayton reconstructs the nation-building process of modern China. He shows how nationalist-minded intellectuals and activists of the late 19th a...

Dalai Lama says he plans to visit Taiwan as academic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Dalai Lama said he will visit Taiwan in the capacity of a professor and deliver an address at National Tsing Hua University, reports said Tuesday (Oct. 6). Preachin...

Lost In Translation: How Language Is Used to Obfuscate Taiwan’s Reality

Consume any mainstream English-language media about Taiwan, and you’ll come across an abundant lexicon of terms that sound as though they help define the Taiwan-China situation: “renegade ...