Category Archives: Taiwan

Various Wiki Languages: China’s Final Warning

Looking at different language versions of Wikipedia for a certain topic (on Chinese topics, the Chinese language one is often the richest of course). Here is an example. Below I have copied the Google Translate machine translations for the Russian … Continue reading

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2022: Dagens Nyheter: PRC, Not Pelosi is Being Provocative

This editorial appeared in Sweden’s Dagens Nyheter on August 3, 2022. It is followed by a Google Translate machine translation of the Swedish Chinese affairs website article New Chinese military exercises around Taiwan after Pelosi’s visit [Nya kinesiska militärövningar runt … Continue reading

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VOA Chinese on Pelosi Visit: Is Taiwan Strait Military Showdown Imminent?

Wondering how the Voice of America was presenting the Pelosi visit to its Chinese audience, I found this article among others. If you would like to scan the other articles, you can click through to them via Google Translate. Below … Continue reading

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Tsai Ing-wen’s speech at President Chiang Ching-kuo Memorial Park Sparked Debate

Tsai Ing-wen’s speech at the opening of Taiwan’s former President Chiang Ching-kuo Memorial Park Raised Political Issues and Sparked Debate February 5, 2022 Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen recently attended the opening ceremony of the “Ching-kuo Seven Seas Cultural Park” in … Continue reading

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Taiwan Digital Minister Audrey Tang TV Appearance

Taiwan’s Digital Minister Audrey Tang has been in the news lately because she will represent Taiwan at the December 2021 online Democracy Summit. Audrey Tang in his work as Taiwan’s Digital Minister sees connections between the political culture of the … Continue reading

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Cartoons on HK – Taiwan “Wanwan come home”

A Chinese broadcaster recently said Taiwan should return to the embrace of the mainland, using the word wanwan 湾湾 a reference reminiscent of the shortened names Chinese children give one another. The protests and crackdowns in Hong Kong, however, are … Continue reading

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He Qinglian: Concerns as Taiwan Faces “Red Infiltration”

He Qinglian has a good commentary in the May 28th Dajiyuan (Epoch Times in Chinese) discussing her just-concluded three week speaking tour in Taiwan. A bit of an ad for her recent excellent  book (I’ve been reading it — (full … Continue reading

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CSIS II: The Taiwan Relations Act at Forty and U.S.-Taiwan Relations

I went to listen to all-day panel discussions “The Taiwan Relations Act at Forty and U.S.-Taiwan Relations” at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) in Washington, DC on April 9th. I even got a free lunch and caught … Continue reading

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He Qinglian’s New Book Red Infiltration: Global Expansion of Chinese Media Just Published in Taiwan

He Qinglian’s  new book 紅色滲透:中國媒體全球擴張的真相 [Red Infiltration: the Truth About the Global Expansion of Chinese Media]  about Chinese state and party media reaching out to Chinese-language media and foreign-language media worldwide has just been published in Taiwan. I am a … Continue reading

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2009: PRC Newsmagazine Lauds KMT Agricultural Reforms on Taiwan

  The February 9, 2009 issue of China Newsweekly Zhongguo Xinwen Zhou  中国新闻周 ran an admiring article about the KMT’s successful land reform in Taiwan “Land to the Tillers” Taiwan Style Now the Farmers are Some of the Most Prosperous … Continue reading

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