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Does China Pose Existential Threat to Taiwan?

Does China Pose Existential Threat to Taiwan?

Beijing continues to anger its neighbors as it builds militarized artificial islands in the contested South China Sea — a region China lays virtually all claim to. And despite an international court denying these claims and a recurring shows of force by the United States to uphold freedom of navigation in the area, Beijing continues […]

U.S. Reinstating Marines on Taipei

U.S. Reinstating Marines on Taipei

The United States is planning to reinstate troops as guards at the new compound of its de facto diplomatic mission in Taipei, despite lacking official diplomatic relations with Taiwan. The move is likely to enhance U.S.-Taiwan relations while further dampening relations with China. Beijing continues to consider Taiwan a breakaway province and the U.S. has […]

Pro-Independence Activists Attacked in Taiwan

Pro-Independence Activists Attacked in Taiwan

A group of activists from Hong Kong were met with an unlikely sight when they traveled to Taiwan for pro-independence forums: a violent backlash from protesters seeking reunification with mainland China. Police in Taipei had to keep angry protestors at bay to protect 20-year-old Joshua Wong, the secretary general of Hong Kong’s minor party Demosito, […]

Trump Empire Widening Scope on Taiwan

Trump Empire Widening Scope on Taiwan

President-elect Donald Trump may be on his way to the White House, but what will become of the Trump business empire he leaves behind? Its next stop may be Taiwan. This week, the mayor of the northeastern Taiwanese city of Taoyuan confirmed that Trump was considering erecting a series of luxury hotels and resorts there. […]