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

The Ukraine Crisis and Taiwan

With the Russian army gathered on the Ukrainian border, many western countries are urgently mediating in order to prevent the war that is about to break out.

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Under Political Pressure, Taiwan Lifts Ban on Food Imports from Japan's Nuclear Disaster Area

The government announced on February 8 Taiwan would lift the ban on food from five counties and cities around Fukushima, Japan.

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Photo Exposes True State of U.S.-Taiwan Relations

Vice President William Lai and Vice President Kamala Harris of the United States met by "accident" at the presidential inauguration in Honduras, but a later photo posted on Harris’s Facebook shows only one unidentifiable hand.

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President Tsai Plays Chiang Ching-kuo's "Anti-Communist" Card

The opening of the President Chiang Ching-kuo Chi-Hai Cultural Park and the Chiang Ching-kuo Presidential Library on January 22 invited President Tsai Ing-wen to deliver remarks, which lauded that President Chiang's firm stance on protecting Taiwan was undoubtedly the greatest common ground among the people of Taiwan at the present time.

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Challenges for Taiwan in 2022: Nuclear Food Imports, Cross-Strait Relations

The lifting of the ban on importing nuclear food from Fukushima is approaching!

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Surge in Confirmed Cases, Majority from U.S.

There has been a sharp increase in the number of cases imported to Taiwan from abroad, with 58 cases on January 7, setting a new high since the onset of the pandemic two years ago.

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President Tsai Urges Beijing to Reject Military Force, Pursue Cross-Strait Peace

President Tsai Ing-wen delivered her New Year address at the Presidential Office yesterday. Meanwhile mainland China sent again military aircraft to disturb Taiwan.

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Tyranny of the Majority Undermining Taiwan's Democracy

The ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) in Taiwan has made advance arrangements for the 2022 local elections.

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After Referendum Victory, What's Next for the Tsai Administration?

The results of the first referendum in Taiwan's history that did not tie a general election were announced yesterday.

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Why Did Nicaragua Sever Diplomatic Relations with Taiwan?

Nicaragua announced, without early warning, the severance of formal ties with the Republic of China (Taiwan) on the morning of December 10 and switched diplomatic recognition to the Chinese mainland.

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