Nov 8, 2012

Crises strengthen Japan-Taiwan ties

Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou had two things to brag about in his National Day address last month: One was a landmark trade pact signed in June 2010 with China, the island’s largest trading partner, while the other was significantly improved relations with its second-largest ...

Taiwan, Japan share atomic power dilemma

Apr 11, 2012

Taiwan, Japan share atomic power dilemma

A year after the triple meltdown at the Fukushima No. 1 nuclear plant, Taiwan finds itself, like many countries around the world, having to make a difficult choice between retreating from nuclear energy or committing further to it. Yet no other country faces quite ...

May 21, 2011

Intricate bonds behind Taiwan aid

Taiwan, a country of 23 million people, has to date pledged approximately 5.9 billion New Taiwan dollars (about ¥16.7 billion) in relief funds following the devastating earthquake and tsunami that struck northeastern Japan on March 11. By comparison, South Korea’s 49 million people have ...