Taiwan President Stops by in the US Again


Each foreign voyage of Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen turns out to be a significant event of the Big Global Game which is increasingly centered on the intricate relations between the two leading world superpowers (the US and China). The Big Game and the island with a total population of 24 million at first sight seem rather distant from one another, even…

What Message Lies Behind the Latest Foreign Tour by Tsai Ing-Wen?


On 21 March, the President of Taiwan, Tsai Ing-wen, embarked on an eight-day foreign tour, which included three countries in the Pacific Ocean (Palau, Nauru and the Marshall Islands). This trip once again refocused our attention on the topic of Taiwan’s role in the “global game…

Results of Local Elections in Taiwan


We have noted on more than one occasion the growing prominence of Taiwan in all the aspects of the relationship between the two world powers. Hence, Beijing and Washington observed the local elections, which took place on the island on 24 November, with great interest. It is worth noting that, on the same…

The President of Taiwan Pays a “Stopover Visit” to the United States


In the beginning of August, a relatively small but thoroughly dried and highly combustible woodpile was planted into the smoldering bonfire of the “trade” war between the world’s two leading powers. The matter in question is the visit of Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen to…

Is Taiwan Becoming a New Korea?

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Unfortunately, but this author’s pre- sentiment regarding the situation around Taiwan seems to come true. It is very likely that in the chain of “underwater volcanoes” stretching from the Korean peninsula to the eastern entrance to the Strait…

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen Speaks on the Occasion of the National Holiday


As has previously been reported in the NEO, Taiwan can be considered a “quiet backwater” (a very relative description, of course) against the backdrop of what is happening south and, in particular, north, of the island…

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