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.

China's Cognitive Warfare? Self-Directed by DPP

The pro-government writer Lin Wei-feng was caught feigning to be pro-China, posting messages on PTT, a popular online bulletin board system, mocking Taiwan's epidemic prevention policy, and attacking the epidemic prevention platform created by the Ministry of Health and Welfare, thereby creating a fake impression that China is waging a cognitive war against Taiwan.

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Pandemic in Taiwan Surges Amid Vaccines, Power Shortage

In just a few days, Taiwan's domestically transmitted cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) have reached 2,000 (Update: As of May 27, the number of confirmed cases is 6,761), and Taiwan’s glorious status as a model in epidemic prevention has fallen rapidly.

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Pandemic Explodes in Taiwan

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic situation took a downturn as a spike of 180 confirmed cases were reported in Taiwan on May 15, 2021, in which 164 cases were in the municipalities Taipei and New Taipei.

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Gang Members, Factional Infighting Undermine Image of Taiwan's Ruling DPP

It started with a few emboldened men wearing black who during daytime broke into the Zhonglun branch police station of the Songshan Precinct in Taipei and maliciously smashed computer monitor yet without legal investigation of this "Songshan Riot."

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Is Taiwan the Most Dangerous Place on Earth?

The cover image of the most recent issue of The Economist places a radar map with Taiwan in the center, a mainland Chinese flag to the left, and an American flag to the right, symbolizing the fierce rivalry between China and the United States.

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NSB: Approaching Centennial, China's Communist Party to Toughen on Taiwan

This year marks the 100th anniversary of the founding of the Chinese Communist Party.

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U.S.-Japan Statement Refers to Taiwan for First Time in 52 Years

Prime Minister Yoshihide Suga of Japan and President Joe Biden of the United States held their first face-to-face Meeting at the White House in the early morning on April 17, Taiwan time.

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U.S. Eases Guidelines on Interactions with Taiwan, Complicating "One China" Policy

The United States Department of State announced on April 9 a new version of its guidelines for interactions with Taiwan, relaxing the U.S. restrictions on engaging with Taiwanese officials.

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Taiwan Train Accident Results in 50 Innocent Deaths

On April 2, the Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) saw a serious train accident with the most casualties in history.

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U.S. Commander: China May Attack Taiwan Within 6 Years

Admiral Philip Davidson, the incumbent commander of the United States Indo-Pacific Command, stated that Taiwan is one of China's ambitions and will face clear threat within six years.

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