2019 - 2nd Quarter

The Continuing Challenge of Taiwan's Democracy

Saturday May 25

After decade upon decade of struggle to overcome the Chinese Nationalist Party's (KMT) one-party state, martial law, and White Terror era, Taiwanese finally won the right to freely elect their own government. They won democracy. ...

The US, the UN and Taiwan

Monday April 29

Taiwan's position in the world once again came into sharp focus this month as the US and Taiwan celebrated the 40th anniversary of the implementation of the US' Taiwan Relations Act (TRA). This happened as the US officially opened its new multimillion dollar American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) compound--read unofficial embassy--in Taipei's Neihu District. ...