Cross Strait

Ma Ying-jeou Attempts to Hit Back at Tsai on Fifth Anniversary of Ma-Xi Meeting

Former president Ma Ying-jeou has continued to lash out at current president Tsai Ing-wen, accusing Tsai of undoing his efforts aimed at achieving peace across the Taiwan Straits. In particular, Ma’s latest attack on Tsai took place in the context of a conference held by the Ma Ying-jeou Foundation in Taipei marking the fifth anniversary of the 2015 Ma-Xi meeting earlier this month...

Despite Moderate Tone During National Day Speech, China Strikes Back at Tsai Administration

During National Day, the celebration of the Republic of China’s founding, Taiwanese president Tsai Ing-wen struck a moderate tone in her state address. Tsai touted Taiwan’s successes fighting COVID-19 and economic growth in spite of the pandemic, while also promising to encourage innovation, and strengthen ties with the international world...

美國大學中的中國影響:從羅徹斯特大學事件說起

去年11月,美國羅徹斯特大學(University of Rochester)有學生發現,原本與其他國家的國旗並列在赫斯特大廳(Hirst Lounge)的中華民國(Republic of China,即台灣)國旗,突然被移到了香港國旗旁。在此前,中華民國國旗一直與其他國家的國旗,依字母順序並列在所有旗幟中。此外,在羅徹斯特大學的網站上,學校官方先是創造了一個既具創意又令人疑惑的類別「次國家」,並將台灣和香港歸類其下,然在遭受各方抗議後將其改為「特殊自治區和其他地區」(「次國家」一詞在11月20日仍存於其URL鏈接)。後於11月21日,羅徹斯特大學似乎採取的妥協解決方案是將所有國旗分為「聯合國認可的國家」和「其他國家和地區」,並將台灣和香港置於「其他國家和地區」之下。奇怪的是,儘管科索沃(Kosovo)和台灣一樣沒有被聯合國認可,其網站仍將科索沃列在「聯合國認可的國家」之下,這樣的做法不禁令人懷疑背後的動機?...