Archives for: China

    2018-05-27 出版

(English) Civil society can assist Taiwan with challenges

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    2017-05-25 出版

EU should put an end to Taiwan- WHO circus

EU should put an end to Taiwan- WHO circus write Taiwan Corner’s chairman Michael Danielsen. The circus’ main attraction is the participation of Taiwan in the World Health Assembly (WHA), which is the decisionmaking body of the WHO. Since “2009, the EU and many European politicians have praised Taiwan’s participation in the WHA. It was considered as a result of the improved relations between … [Read more...]

    2017-04-17 出版

Open letter to Chinese President Xi

First published in Taipei Times on April 17 2017 Dear President Xi Jinping, The undersigned are international scholars and writers from nations around the globe. We hereby express to you our deep concern about the disappearance of Mr. Li Ming-che (李明哲) from Taiwan. Mr. Li is a respected human rights worker, who in the past worked for the Democratic Progressive Party, and who is now a … [Read more...]

    2017-01-14 出版

What will Trump do? + Links

US President-elect Trump again says "one China" policy up for negotiation. This comment is entirely lacking in definition, though it is widely reported. What does he mean? It's maddening how little concrete information there is about his Administration's views and plans. By Michael Turton, The View from Taiwan Published with permission. Read the original article here… NYTimes reports that … [Read more...]

    2016-05-15 出版

Is there no Internet in the Economist’s Offices?

The Ma Administration represented the end of the golden age for Taiwanese in China. Overall trade grew under Ma. However, trade ballooned far faster under the Chen Administration and Taiwan businessmen did much better.  What happened in the "ballooning" Ma era? Trade grew from $98.2 billion and peaked at $130.1 billion. Using that peak, the best gain was just $32 billion, less than half the Chen … [Read more...]

    2016-03-12 出版

Taiwan’s democracy – Roundtable discussion in the European Parliament – Press release

Taiwan’s democratic development will be discussed in the European Parliament on March 15 at a roundtable discussion among representatives from the New Power Party, the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and China Nationalist Party (KMT) and two academics. Our goal is to facilitate dialogue with the European parliamentarians and public about Taiwan’s democratic development and future development … [Read more...]

    2015-11-09 出版

One Taiwan, One China

President Ma undermined the sovereignty of Taiwan, also misrepresenting the aspirations of the Taiwanese people, when he stated that Taiwan is a part of the Chinese family.  The occasion was his meeting with Chinese President Xi on Saturday November 7 in Singapore. Taiwanese do not want to be a part of the Chinese family. They want to choose their own future freely, which we in Taiwan Corner … [Read more...]

    2015-11-04 出版

Sidste fotomulighed for Kinas og Taiwans præsidenter

Mødet på lørdag d. 7. november mellem Taiwans og Kinas præsidenter i Singapore er historisk. Blot det, at mødet finder sted er en historisk begivenhed efter mange års stridigheder. De to præsidenter kender udmærket utilfredsheden i Taiwan med tilnærmelserne til Kina. Mødet er derfor den sidste mulighed for, at de to præsidenter kan vise verden deres resultater og hver deres drøm om et fælles Kina. … [Read more...]

    2015-06-27 出版

Democracy Prerequisite for Healthy Cross-strait Relations

Ordinary people are not able to gain anything from the cross-strait dividend, they are even harmed by it. How can we prevent cronies from running cross-strait relations in a non-transparent manner? Taiwan’s new leader will have to respect democracy as the basic principle, no matter what kind of policies he or she promotes. As for how the Taiwanese people will determine the direction of … [Read more...]

    2015-06-01 出版

Facing new reality after cross-strait bubble burst

The upcoming meeting between President Xi and KMT’s chairman Chu is a meeting of the past, writes Taiwan Corner’s chairman Michael Danielsen in Taipei Times. “The cross-strait bubble burst more than a year ago with the Sunflower movement’s occupation of the Legislative Yuan’s main chamber, and any attempts to go back to the good old days are destined to fail due to a new reality.”“In the new … [Read more...]

    2015-04-26 出版

The Sunflower Movement: One Year On

No social movements have reached such dramatic proportions as the Sunflower Movement. From March 18 to April 10, 2014, the nation’s parliament was occupied by a group of activists and students, essentially grinding the parliamentary body to halt. The movement was not merely a form of disobedience, but a strategic contestation, that decisively challenged the status quo in Taiwan. By Brian … [Read more...]

    2015-03-15 出版

Great evening with the “Sunflower Occupation” movie

The documentary detailed the 24 days occupation of Taiwan’s parliament starting on March 18 2014. The movie provided great behind the scene insights into the thoughts of the students who occupied the parliamen. It is a great movie but in order to attract a wider European audience, the movie is in a need of some improvements. The movie is two hours long and during those two hours it fails to cover … [Read more...]

    2015-03-01 出版

(English) Case No. 59213: China Specialists Don’t Get Taiwan

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    2015-01-31 出版

(English) Factors for DPP Cross-Strait Policy in the 2014 Elections Aftermath

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    2015-01-31 出版

(English) Don’t blame Taiwan for cross-strait challenges

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    2015-01-04 出版

(English) The Impact of Taiwan’s Sunflower Student Movement on the KMT-CCP Cooperative Framework

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    2014-11-06 出版

(English) Seminar at London School of Economics – Dennis Wei (魏揚) and Wu Cheng (吳崢)

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    2014-10-04 出版


為何台灣太陽花運動要佔領國會三個星期? 它阻礙還是強化了民主? 太陽花運動展現了公眾對台灣的民主,以及台灣對中國關係透明化的支持。 近來在香港發生的事件呼應了台灣為民主、正義和自由的奮鬥。歡迎各位,來和太陽花運動的兩位重要領導者,魏揚和吳崢面對面,一起討論太陽花運動及台灣公民社會的未來。 日期:2014年11月1日星期六 時間:16:30-18:30 必須事先報名: make your registration here... 地點: Room: The Venue – 1st floor University of London Union (ULU/Student Central) Malet Street, London, WC1E 7HY 活動場地地圖請點此… How to get there: … [Read more...]

    2014-10-04 出版

(English) How Should Taiwan Counter China’s Obstruction of Its Participation in Regional Integration?

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    2014-08-30 出版

(English) Shifts in Unification/Independence Preferences in the Wake of the Sunflower Student Movement

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