Taiwan Weekly is a newsletter released every week by Fair Winds Foundation, Association of Foreign Relations and Taipei Forum that provides coverage and perspectives into the latest developments in Taiwan.

Executive Yuan Became Central Kitchen to Launch Internet Attacks Against Political Opponents

Executive Yuan Became Central Kitchen to Launch Internet Attacks Against Political Opponents

After Executive Yuan Spokesman Ting Yi-ming triggered the beef noodle storm by his remark, Premier Su Tseng-chang has apologized several times but still not been able to pacify the outrage of the people.

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 This Week in Taiwan 1115-1122

This Week in Taiwan 1115-1122

November 16: Taiwan's railway construction has reached a new milestone. The ocean line of the Danhai light rail added three new stations from Tamsui Fisherman's Wharf to Taipei University of Marine Technology which began operations on November 15. 

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Pompeo's Remarks Put U.S. "One China" Policy into Question

Pompeo's Remarks Put U.S. "One China" Policy into Question

U.S. Secretary of State Michael Pompeo stated that "It's always important to get the language right. Taiwan has not been a part of China", he made the remarks in a radio interview with Hugh Hewitt on November 12.

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Taiwan, Unable to Join RCEP, Looks to CPTPP

Taiwan, Unable to Join RCEP, Looks to CPTPP

The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement, the world's largest free trade agreement, was signed by 15 countries representing 10 Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) states as well as Australia, China, Japan, South Korea and New Zealand on the sidelines of the ASEAN summit in Hanoi, Vietnam on November 15 by video conference.

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Pompeo's Stone Kills Two Birds, Stirs Ripples in Taiwan Strait

Pompeo's Stone Kills Two Birds, Stirs Ripples in Taiwan Strait

Soon-to-step-down United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo stated in an exclusive radio interview that "Taiwan has not been a part of China" when referring to U.S. policy towards Taiwan.

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This Week in Taiwan 1109-1114

This Week in Taiwan 1109-1114

November 10: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo of the United States announced that the "Taiwan-U.S. Economic Prosperity Partnership Dialogue" will be held on November 20 in Washington. Under Secretary Keith Krach for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment will represent the United States. Taiwan will send a delegation led by Deputy Minister of Economic Affairs Chen Cheng-chi, and Minister without Portfolio John Deng and Minister of Economic Affairs Wang Mei-hua will connect from Taipei via video conference. 

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Outcome of U.S. Election May Reset U.S.-China Relations

Outcome of U.S. Election May Reset U.S.-China Relations

How the political landscape will change after the United States elections is of global concern.

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Biden's China Policy: Moderation Period, Strategic Competition, and Trade

Biden's China Policy: Moderation Period, Strategic Competition, and Trade

Beijing has been paying very close attention to the presidential election in the Untied States this year because its result will deeply affect long-term U.S.-China relations and China’s development.

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Whither Cross-Strait Relations if Biden Wins: "Confrontation," "Procrastination," or "Negotiation"

Whither Cross-Strait Relations if Biden Wins: "Confrontation," "Procrastination," or "Negotiation"

If Mr. Joseph Biden ends up in the White House, Taiwan will be a beneficiary.

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More Prosperous Future For Our Families: Joe Biden’s Letter to Asian Americans Before the Election

More Prosperous Future For Our Families: Joe Biden’s Letter to Asian Americans Before the Election

These are tough times. Our country is at a crossroads, facing a pandemic, a recession, and an election that will decide our futures for a very long time.

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