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The ‘mainlanders can’t afford pickles’ affair

Chinese internet users have been unleashing their fury on Taiwanese financial expert Huang Shih-tsung (黄世聪 Huáng Shìcōng) after he…

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The impossible politics of doing business in ‘China’

The Taiwanese fruit tea chain Yifang recently found itself battered by — successively — mainland Chinese internet…

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Beijing bans Cathay Pacific flight crew who protest

On Friday, Beijing revealed a new strategy to sanction people and companies that participate in protests: “Beijing has ordered…

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Beijing makes clear it is trying to punish Taiwan’s DPP

Image: Jerome Favre (Bloomberg/Getty Images) When Beijing unexpectedly announced two days ago that it would stop issuing individual…

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Taiwan president Tsai Ing-wen visits New York, protesters scuffle

Photo by Johanna Costigan On Monday, July 8, the U.S. approved a $2.2 billion…

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‘Western Pacific’: U.S. messaging in the South China Sea includes recommitment to Taiwan

Washington, D.C., is signaling its commitment to the Western Pacific — a favored umbrella term for any part of…

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‘Unanimous bipartisan support’ for Taiwan on Capitol Hill

The United States House of Representatives on May 7 unanimously passed a bill to support security in…

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What’s in a name? Taiwan and China are fighting a war of words over identity and sovereignty

The armed conflict between China and Taiwan has been dormant for decades, but a wider war over…

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Nana Ou-Yang doubles down on pro-mainland China comments: ‘I love my country’

Nana Ou-Yang 欧阳娜娜, the teen Taiwanese artist who was nearly cancelled by Chinese internet users last week due to…

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Chinese or Taiwanese? Nana Ou-Yang is at the center of a political firestorm

Nana Ou-Yang 欧阳娜娜, the 18-year-old Taiwanese celebrity who has around 14 million followers on Weibo and over…

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A testament to failed compromise: The KMT museums of Guangzhou

The district of Yuexiu in Guangzhou is a diorama of the early history of the CCP and…

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Sinica Podcast: Taiwanese independence, identity, and role in the world

This week’s Sinica Podcast is now live. This week, we feature the second half of an extensive interview…

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Young Taiwanese are dreaming of careers in China — but unification is still a nightmare

Xi Jinping has dangled economic carrots with hopes that political consensus will follow. But the majority of…

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Taiwan’s indigenous are still seeking justice on the democratic side of the Taiwan Strait

Last month, 31 indigenous representatives signed an open letter condemning the “hegemony” of Xi Jinping — but don’t…

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China, Taiwan, and a dearth of ideas

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

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