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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.
Taiawn-based New Bloom editor Brian Hioe interviewed activist Tanele Maseko, widow of Thulani Maseko who was killed in January 2023 in Eswatini, one of Taiwan's few diplomatic allies.
As democracy and freedom continue deteriorating in Hong Kong, Taiwan sets to increase barriers to issuing permanent residency visas to Hongkongers.
China may attempt to normalize its military drills in the Taiwan Strait. What does this mean for the future of Taiwan and regional relations?
Wu was targeted for publishing the article “For an Unfinished Revolution” which discussed activists' work during the 2019 anti-extradition movement in Hong Kong.
Puma Shen, director of DoubleThink Labs, shares his observations on the ways in which fake news and disinformation were disseminated prior to Taiwan's January 11, 2020 presidential elections.
"Beijing would now be well aware that its policy on Hong Kong is not just about the city, but has greater implications for its "One China" dream."
A combination of political and economic pressures at local universities are laying the ground for an unsettling compromise.
"You helped us and we weren’t even your friends, so of course we came to help. Japan and Taiwan will be best friends forever."
A teenage K-pop performer's apology for waving a Republic of China flag—interpreted as supporting Taiwanese independence—recently went viral.
When Facebook became accessible in mainland China, trolls descended on a Taiwanese politician. What might happen if Facebook were to become permanently accessible in China?
An eleventh-hour meeting between Chinese President Xi Jinping and Taiwanese President Ma Ying-Jeou two months before presidential elections in Taiwan suggests that something very, very unusual is going on.
Lien Chan will attend a military parade in China commemorating victory over the Japanese, even though the mainland is downplaying his own party's central role in World War II.