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.

U.S. Congressional Delegation Visits Taiwan:Abandoning Taiwan Like Abandoning Freedom

U.S. Congressional Delegation Visits Taiwan:Abandoning Taiwan Like Abandoning Freedom

Republican Senator Lindsey Graham, ranking Republican on the Senate Budget Committee, led a Congressional delegation to visit Taiwan for 24 hours.

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One Good Deed President Tsai Could Do for Taiwan's Democracy

One Good Deed President Tsai Could Do for Taiwan's Democracy

Political parties are essential institutions of democracy.

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Letting Unprotected People Counter the Pandemic

Letting Unprotected People Counter the Pandemic

Apparently, the administration of President Tsai Ing-wen has changed its elimination strategy to co-existence with the coronavirus (COVID-19).

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This Week in Taiwan 0410-0416

This Week in Taiwan 0410-0416

April 11: What is the focus of the next wave of United States arms sales to Taiwan? The Ministry of National Defense described in the Legislative Yuan "four nos" on arms procurement from the United States, including no second long-range early warning radars, no Apache helicopters, no U.S. military de-commissioned warships, and no Black Hawk helicopters.

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Nancy Pelosi diagnosed Covid-positive and Postponed her Visit to Asia

Nancy Pelosi diagnosed Covid-positive and Postponed her Visit to Asia

Japan's Fuji News Network exclusively reported on April 7 that Speaker Nancy Pelosi of the United States House of Representatives was scheduled to lead a Congressional delegation to fly from the United States to Japan on April 8 and meet Prime Minister Fumio Kishida on April 10.

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Pelosi's Postponed Trip: A Blessing in Disguise

Pelosi's Postponed Trip: A Blessing in Disguise

Speaker Nancy Pelosi of the United States House of Representatives who was scheduled to visit Taiwan on April 10 has suddenly announced that her visit has been postponed due to her positive test for the coronavirus (COVID-19).

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Chen Claims Innocence in Embezzlement Case

Chen Claims Innocence in Embezzlement Case

Former President Chen Shui-bian once again stepped on the red line of medical parole rule to challenge the Judicial Yuan and the Ministry of Justice.

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This Week in Taiwan 0404-0410

This Week in Taiwan 0404-0410

April 6: Chairman Eric Chu of the Kuomintang (KMT) announced that Director Alexander Huang of the Department of International Affairs will serve as representative to the United States, and Deputy Director Eric Huang will serve as deputy representative permanently stationed in the United States. Chu is expected to visit the United States in late May, accompanied by Vice Chairman Andrew Hsia. The tentative itinerary includes visits to five major cities (Boston, Washington, New York, San Francisco, and Los Angeles), where he will publicly deliver remarks.

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Businesses Criticize 70% Renewables in 2050 Roadmap as Ridiculous

Businesses Criticize 70% Renewables in 2050 Roadmap as Ridiculous

The National Development Council (NDC) released on March 30 a roadmap for Taiwan’s realizing net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, in which the share of renewable energy in the composition of energy structure will come from 20 percent in 2025 to 70 percent in 2050.

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Net-Zero Emissions:Bitter Fruit in 30 Years If Indifferent Now

Net-Zero Emissions:Bitter Fruit in 30 Years If Indifferent Now

Before the end of March, the National Development Council (NDC) hastened to unveil a roadmap for Taiwan to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, revealing various items of ideal goals but lacking feasible measures.

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