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Chief Executive John Lee: Hostile forces would engage in propaganda work, especially online, to smear and distort the legislation.
Wang Zhian, a Tokyo-based mainland Chinese journalist, mocked the Taiwanese election campaigns on a comedy talk show, sparking online backlash. He was then banned from entering Taiwan for five years.
A longitudinal survey by Taiwan’s Academia Sinica shows that nearly two-thirds of Taiwanese respondents would develop a more positive impression of China if it ceased its military actions against Taiwan.
Taiwan election 2024: Ruling DPP fails to retain legislative majority after winning presidential race
Taiwan’s ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has failed to retain a majority in the Legislative Yuan after winning the presidential election. Opposition parties may form a coalition and take control of the chamber.
Ko has little chance of winning the presidency, his popularity and middle-way politics may place the TPP as a pivotal force in the Legislative Yuan, Taiwan's parliament and future elections.
Taiwan’s presidential election on January 13 will shape the future of the self-ruled democratic island, from relations with China and the US to domestic issues that affect 23 million people.
Ahead of the Taiwan's presidential and legislative elections, many reports have emerged alleging Beijing is attempting to swing the voters' choice.
"It is the same kind of propaganda: the court’s ruling is justified and reasonable, and look, he himself confessed it. How would the National Security Judge wrong a good person?
Activist groups interpret the low turnout as a denunciation of China’s repressive policy in Hong Kong.
Hong Kong has had a significant economic downturn over the last three years, correlating with the start of the COVID-19 pandemic and adoption of the Beijing-imposed National Security Law.
Hong Kong pro-democracy activist Agnes Chow broke her silence and announced that she would not return to the city in December, thereby violating the Hong Kong police's bail conditions.
One year after the Ürümqi fire that kicked off protests across China: Interview with Uyghur activist Rushan Abbas
Global Voices interviewed Uyghur activist Rushan Abbas to assess how the human rights situation of Uyghurs has changed since the Ürümqi fire and talk about the future of Uyghur-Han Chinese relations.
The Ministry of Health, Labour and Welfare of Japan found record-high labour standard breaches in worksites where “technical interns” work in 2022. Can future legislative reform effectively address this issue?
Chinese president Xi Jinping was greeted by hundreds of protesters and welcoming crowds in San Francisco ahead of his meeting with US President Joe Biden.
Decoding eight years of Taiwan's presidency by Tsai Ing-wen: Interview with French journalist Arnaud Vaulerin
"During this period, this democracy of 23.5 million inhabitants has positioned itself in the international arena. There will be a before, and an after Tsai Ing-wen."
In contemporary China history, a number of significant political incidents were triggered by the mourning of national leaders.
‘India–Taiwan relations could evolve into a defining partnership in the Indo-Pacific,’ says Indian scholar Sana Hashmi
The term "Indo-Pacific" resonates as a buzz word in many conversations in Taiwan. But what does the term refer to and how is it understood in the growing Taiwan-India relationship?
How to translate into French a Tibetan author who writes in Chinese about profoundly Tibetan realities? A Global Voices interview with the project participants.
Tai Chi is a Chinese martial art also used by performers of different arts, including theater. Global Voices interviewed two experts at the crossroad of those two artistic traditions.
Global Voices interviewed US-based Chinese journalist Vivian Wu to explore how Israel's war on Gaza conflict is perceived in the Sinophone world.
Popular mainland Chinese Weibo users must display their real identities, including names, gender, IP locations, and professional and educational background, on their account page starting at the end of October.