Chris Taylor, Author at SupChina
Chris Taylor

Chris Taylor is a writer based in Bangkok. He has been a guidebook writer and a travel writer, and has written commentary and reporting for many publications worldwide, including the Wall Street Journal, the Far Eastern Economic Review, Salon, Time, the South China Morning Post, The Age, and the Sydney Morning Herald.

China, Taiwan, and a dearth of ideas

Did Xi Jinping, in a January 2 speech, misjudge the will of the Taiwanese for self-dependence — and inadvertently revive…

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I was mayor of a remote Chinese town in southeast Guizhou

“You can’t be mayor in China…” (A feel-good China story.)   At the Chinese embassy in Bangkok, nobody wanted to…

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Taiwan’s political landscape changes overnight

On Saturday, the people of Taiwan headed to the polls to cast ballots for nearly 11,000 officials, in local elections…

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‘Very complicated and very tough’ — China’s African swine fever challenge

In its second breakout from its indigenous environment in the sub-Sahara, African swine fever (ASF) has finally achieved what many…

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