Western officials are studying the island’s methods for combating what its government says are attempts by China to sow fear
— Read on www.wsj.com/articles/taiwans-defenses-against-information-warfare-gain-attention-11661419802
101 East investigates rising tensions between China and Taiwan.
— Read on www.aljazeera.com/program/101-east/2021/11/11/flashpoint-china-and-taiwan
(Bloomberg) — China’s surprise ban on pineapple imports from Taiwan five months ago was widely viewed as an attempt to undermine President Tsai Ing-wen’s standing with a political constituency. Trade data show the move has produced anything but the desired effect.First-half numbers collected by Taiwan’s Council of Agriculture show growers of the fruit on the island have fared better since China blocked imports starting March 1, as sympathetic Japanese shoppers stepped in to provide support.
— Read on finance.yahoo.com/news/china-ban-taiwan-pineapples-backfires-210000757.html
Japan is showing increased support for Taiwan in the face of relentless pressure from China. Here’s why Taiwan matters so much to Tokyo and what it’s prepared to do about it.
— Read on theconversation.com/japan-signals-a-sense-of-crisis-over-taiwan-this-is-why-it-is-worried-about-chinas-military-aims-164562
Increased U.S. support has raised hopes in Taiwan – and some of those expectations may be difficult for Washington to meet.
— Read on thediplomat.com/2021/07/the-road-ahead-for-taiwan-us-relations/