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.

Taiwan Learns Lessons from Ukraine and South Korea

Taiwan recently began the "toughest ever" reservist training in history and President Tsai Ing-wen went to inspect the training troop on March 12.

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Pompeo Urges U.S. to Recognize the R.O.C. (Taiwan)

In his public remarks on March 4, former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called upon the United States to change its five-decade policy of strategic ambiguity and diplomatically recognize the "Republic of China (Taiwan)" as a free and sovereign country.

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Taiwan Sanctions Russia

After Russia invaded Ukraine on February 24, Western countries led by the U.S. have imposed new set of sanctions against Russia.

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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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