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Getting to know Taiwan
Taiwan’s President Must Prove She Can Lead
Ms. Tsai is tough and focused, but she will need to show she’s willing to be unpopular to get her reforms enacted. Taiwan's Puzzling New Approach to Japan
Tsai is perceived to be more keen than Ma on developing “substantive” Taiwan-Japan relations, in areas such as economic and trade relations or even military cooperation in terms of sharing intelligence and defense technology. Taiwan Is Sidestepping China To Bid For India's Tough (But Eager) Market
When Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen took office in May, she announced plans to direct investment to Southeast Asia and India.
A Taiwan Plan for the Next U.S. President
Whoever is elected will have to operate under the same principle that has guided the China/Taiwan policy of every administration before it: that is, ensuring stability in the Taiwan Strait.
Taiwan's new president sets chilly but pragmatic tone with China
Behind the current standoff is Tsai’s refusal to accept the principle – sacred to Beijing – that the mainland and Taiwan are part of the same country. Officials say she has not ruled out dialogue with Beijing, but the president has not proposed any alternative guiding principle for bilateral relations.
Taiwan Tops Global Expat Ranking, While China And Hong Kong Tumble
Taiwan’s nature, friendliness and advanced economy have helped put it above the likes of the U.S., Australia and Hong Kong as the best place in the world for expats to live
Taiwan's 1st Gold Metal
"Taiwan's Olympic athletes come from all over the country and are of different ethnic backgrounds, so the best name for the team would be 'Taiwan'," he told CNN.
"Stiff upper lip"
Most broadly, this grim economic outlook will continue to play a huge part in determining the island's political destiny.
New Era Of Isolation Begins For South China Sea Claimant Taiwan
Taiwan's 'checkbook diplomacy' ended long ago: president
"I was elected by the 23 million people of this country, so it is not inappropriate to call myself president of Taiwan,"
This small East Asian country is going toe to toe with Scotland and Japan
The Magic Behind Taiwanese Whisky
The Taiwanese do it better than the Scots these days," states Chuck Rhoades, the character portrayed by Paul Giamatti on the Showtime series Billions.
2016 Formosa Calling: End the Silent-Colony of Taiwan!
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Taiwan Blocks Former President Ma Ying-jeou From Visiting Hong Kong
Taipei cites security concerns and insufficient time to prepare
Taiwan’s new president risks squandering her mandate with timidity
If the Tsai government does not explicitly demonstrate that it is different from the Ma administration, that it is indeed a government of the Democratic Progressive Party and not the Faux Progressive Party, then it will be its own biggest liability come the next round of elections in 2018 and 2020.
The World's 100 Most Powerful Women
Taiwanese President, Tsai Ing-wen, is among the the world's 100 most powerful women. Taiwan 'won't recognize' any Chinese air defense zone over South China Sea
Why Taiwan is far ahead of mainland China in high-tech
Many companies in the mainland have tried to get into this business. So far none have succeeded. Largan, of course, wants to keep it that way. It has factories in China, but key parts of Largan’s valuable, confidential manufacturing processes take place in Taiwan.
New Urgency For Taiwan President's Goal Of Easing Away From China
“We will promote a ‘new southbound policy’ in order to elevate the scope and diversity of our external economy and to bid farewell to our past over-reliance on a single market,” Tsai said in the speech.
Two Weeks Into Presidency, Taiwan Leader Pushes Away From China
  • Turning to Japan
  • Beyond China
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Taiwan and Japan Are Teaming Up
The Tsai decision also reflects the friendly relationship between Taiwan and Japan, Taiwan being the only country with a relatively positive experience under former Japanese occupation.
New Taiwan president omits one-China principle in speech
However, Tsai made no explicit mention of the concept that Taiwan is a part of China. Beijing claims the self-governing island as its own territory and says failing to endorse the one-China principle would destabilize relations.
Taiwan banks on new leader Tsai Ing-wen’s vow to abolish atomic energy use by 2025
“To accomplish this goal, in addition to promoting energy efficiency we need to more importantly adjust the energy mix,” the president-elect wrote in a post on Facebook.
A tiger that lost its roar, Taiwan pays price for not looking ahead
Taiwan’s “abnormal international status” constrains business opportunities, he said, compared with its Asian competitors who are signing many free-trade deals.

Early this year, the KMT failed to convince the Taiwanese voters that a China-centric solution remains viable. Dr Chu was roundly rejected in the January election, with the DPP’s Dr Tsai securing a landslide victory.

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