Voice for CHOICE #26: Discussing Taiwan’s Parliamentary Diplomacy
Recently, Honduras broke diplomatic ties with Taiwan opening the door to establishing official diplomatic relations with the People’s Republic of China. Taiwan thus lost a ninth diplomatic ally since the current President, Tsai Ing-wen,…
Voice for CHOICE #25: Taking Stock of Czech-Taiwan Ties with Alice Rezková
Building up on the previous parliamentary delegations to the island, the speaker of the Czech Parliament’s lower house, Markéta Pekarová Adamová, is arriving in Taiwan tomorrow. Despite protests from the Chinese embassy in Prague,…
Will Germany Help Shift EU–Taiwan Ties into Gear?
The European Union is in the process of rethinking its relations with China, with an increasing awareness that China presents mounting challenges to core European values and interests. In Brussels, the issue of systemic rivalry has taken center stage in the China debate, while calls for cooperation and engagement remain. Germany is one of the leading member states that has shown support for change in the EU’s relationship with China, while simultaneously proving to be slow in adjusting its own China policy.