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Recall and referendum reform would be a mistake for Taiwan

The past month in Taiwanese politics has been dominated by two things: referendums and recalls. Back on December 18th, there were four referendums held on topics as diverse as nuclear power, pork i...

Pollster thinks political imbalance threatens Taiwan democracy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The disappearance of a powerful opposition to form a balance against the government is the most important threat to democracy in Taiwan, a political commentator said Thurs...

China's dictatorship lectures Taiwan on democracy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Minister of Foreign Affairs Joseph Wu (吳釗燮) was incredulous on Thursday (Dec.15) after the communist regime in Beijing lectured Taiwan on democracy and refere...

Taiwan rated only country in Asia with open civic space for 3rd straight year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — For the third in a row, Taiwan is the only country in Asia with an open civic space, while Singapore has been downgraded, according to a report by human rights organizatio...

Democratize yourself: Audrey Tang tells China how to get invited to future summits

(TAIPEI) Taiwan News — Taiwan’s Digital Minister Audrey Tang (唐鳳) has offered advice to China on how it may get an invite to a future U.S. Summit for Democracy — enact democratic ref...

US invites Taiwan to democracy summit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. revealed on Tuesday (Nov. 23) that Taiwan is on its list of invitees to a democracy summit slated for December. The U.S. State Department released a list of 11...

World Movement for Democracy's 11th Global Assembly to be held in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei will host the World Movement for Democracy’s (WMD) 11th Global Assembly next year, an annual event that brings together democracy advocates from around the wo...

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 expecting invitation to Biden's democracy summit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As U.S. President Joe Biden’s Summit for Democracy fast approaches, Taiwan is expecting to receive an invitation to the event, where it hopes to share its experience...

US, China, Russia join Asia summit amid regional disputes

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — President Joe Biden and China’s Premier Li Keqiang joined an annual summit of 18 Asia-Pacific nations by video Wednesday, as some regional leaders voiced concern about th...

Czech Senate president pledges support for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Czech Senate President Milos Vystrcil has pledged to back Taiwan despite pressure from China. In an interview with Japan's NHK on Monday (Oct. 25), Vystrcil said, &...

Internet freedom in Taiwan like 'different planet' from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Freedom House created infographics last week that clearly demonstrate the vast difference between Taiwan and China when it comes to internet freedom. In Freedom House&#...

Centenary exhibition revisits legacy of Taiwan Cultural Association

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A special exhibition for the centennial of the founding of the Taiwan Cultural Association (TCA) will celebrate the role of the organization in shaping the country’s...

Taiwan shuts down Beijing's dreams of unification following Xi Jinping speech

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following Chinese leader Xi Jinping’s (習近平) speech on Saturday (Oct. 9) that pledged to “reunify” with Taiwan, the Presidential Office responded by sayin...

CNN's Fareed Zakaria highlights Taiwan as 'bright spot' for democracy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — CNN's Fareed Zakaria on Monday (Sept. 27) highlighted Taiwan as an unusual "bright spot" in the world amid the "backsliding" of democracy during th...