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.

Significance of DPP's Major Defeat in Taiwan Local Elections

The results of the local elections were unveiled.

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U.S. and Taiwan Militarily Prepared?

With the meeting between President Joe Biden of the United States and Chinese President Xi Jinping ended, there seems to be reduction of tensions between the two countries.

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Biden-Xi Meeting, U.S. Midterm Elections: Impact on Taiwan

The results of the midterm election in the United States reaffirmed the polarization and populism in American politics.

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Cross-Strait Relations Key in Upcoming Taiwan Elections

During his Palau trip, Vice President William Lai discussed cross-strait relations.

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President Tsai Plays Two-Handed Strategy, Concealing Taiwan's Reality

Su Chi, chairman of the Taipei Forum and former secretary-general of the National Security Council, stated October 26 that President Tsai Ing-wen has divided Taiwan’s role in U.S.-China-Taiwan triangular relations into “yin” and “yang” faces (refers to a Chinese philosophical concept that describes opposite but supplemental forces), causing totally different analyses of Taiwan’s role inside and outside of Taiwan.

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With Xi in Power, Taiwan More Dangerous?

On October 23, the first plenary session of the 20th Central Committee of the Chinese Communist Party elected new members of the Standing Committee of the Politburo and Xi Jinping entered into his third term.

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TSMC Becomes Spotlight in U.S.-China Chip War

The Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) was once the favorite of the United States, and it won numerous kinds of preferential treatments to set up factories in the United States.

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U.S. and China's Military Strategy in Taiwan

In early August this year, mainland China carried out military exercises around Taiwan versus the visit of Speaker Nancy Pelosi of the United States House of Representatives.

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President Tsai Alleged to Intervene in Mirror TV License Application

New Power Party Legislator Chen Chiao-hua played three recordings at the Legislative Yuan as evidence that high-level officials of the government intervened in the process of Mirror TV’s news station application so that it could get a license.

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53% Dissatisfied with Tsai Administration's Cross-Strait Policy

An annual poll on cross-strait relations by United Daily News reveals a big shift in public opinion this year.

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