In a major address marking the 40th anniversary of the CCP’s first Taiwan policy statement,...
Jan 2, 2013
As more than 800,000 people gathered near Taipei 101 to watch the New Year’s Eve fireworks, a small group of university students called the AntiMedia Monster Youth Alliance (YAMM) protested purchases of Taiwan’s...
Dec 9, 2011
The New York Times tells the story of Guo Zhiyang, a 35-year old “political researcher” from mainland China, who was reeled in by Taiwanese coast guard authorities on an outlying island after 7 hours of paddling at...
Dec 4, 2011
The Wall Street Journal’s China Realtime Report notes the lack of fireworks during Saturday’s televised presidential debate in Taiwan, the first of three ahead of the election in January 2012, as the three candidates...
Oct 10, 2011
100 years ago Sun Yat-Sen’s Xinhai Revolution began with the Wuchang Uprising, representing the beginning of the end for the Qing dynasty and thousands of years of imperial rule in China. The Asia Pacific Memo has been...
Sep 13, 2006
From Financial Times: A food company from Taiwan, the self-governing island threatened with invasion if it declares formal independence from China, was on Wednesday named as the exclusive supplier of instant noodles to the 2008 Beijing Olympics. Uni-President, the island’s biggest food company, is the first Taiwanese-owned company to be named as a sponsor of […]
May 29, 2006
From Migratory Fool’s blog (link): This is a line chart illustrating Taiwanese opinions on independece/unification/status quo.
Nov 28, 2005
From The Madman of Chu blog: “[E]ven China becoming a democracy would [not] entice Taiwan into the Chinese political embrace. One, and only one thing will create ‘peaceful’ union between China and Taiwan: the Taiwanese belief that China is willing to commit murder and mayhem on an island-wide scale, coupled with the calculation that they […]
CDT in the News
- RFA – Chinese censors delete news report probing return of COVID tracking
- China Brief – Much Cause But Little Recourse For Popular Discontent
- Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) – Young people living in and outside China fight to keep spirit of ‘white paper’ protests alive
- ASPI – Singing from the CCP’s songsheet: The role of foreign influencers in China’s propaganda system
- Lacuna Magazine – Redacted Fantasy: China’s Dystopian Censorship of Online Fiction