Taiwanese officials detained a Chinese man Sunday after he entered Taiwan’s territorial seas in a small rubber dinghy in search of “freedom”.
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Thousands in mainland China flocked to an app, engaging in discussions with users from Hong Kong, Taiwan, and the Uyghur diaspora.
After decades of global repute the United States of America has seen a historic leadership vacuum. Americans must make the right decision this November.
Taiwan’s voters rebuked China’s rising authoritarianism Saturday by re-electing President Tsai Ing-wen, who vowed to preserve the island’s sovereignty.
Lowy Institute argues that Taiwan’s election this weekend might be the most consequential for 2020, not US presidential election at the end of the year.
Latest World Politics Review details how Russia and China are sowing division and gaining influence in Czech politics using “sharp power”.
Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen’s ruling party denounced China as an “enemy of democracy” following fresh claims of Chinese interference.
Democracy has regressed in much of Asia though there are notable exceptions like Malaysia and Taiwan. Post looks at role of China in these developments.
Japan and South Korea should lead charge for democracy in Asia, argues Hudson Institute analyst John Lee. Recent developments cast doubt on that prospect.
In what is now Taiwan’s “silk road of democracy”, Taiwan’s ruling DPP, last month, sent a delegation to visit the Tibetan government-in-exile in India.