Taiwan

Is Britain heading for war over Taiwan?

20 March 2021 9:00 am

Is Britain heading for war over Taiwan?

How the UK can help Hong Kong

21 November 2020 9:00 am

Beijing’s authority is sweeping through Hong Kong

How Britain can tame China

25 July 2020 9:00 am

Britain has a critical role to play in taming China

Does classical Athens give us a clue to China’s next move?

18 July 2020 9:00 am

In 1984, China agreed a ‘one country, two systems’ treaty with the UK, designed to control the relationship between Hong…

China’s next target: the clock is ticking for Taiwan

11 July 2020 9:00 am

After Hong Kong, is Taiwan China’s next target?

Taiwan's balancing act is becoming ever more precarious

22 May 2020 10:44 pm

After a landslide victory in January’s election, Taiwanese president Tsai Ing-wen was re-inaugurated on Wednesday at a scaled-down ceremony in…

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Taiwan, the WHO and the tactical struggle in US-China relations

12 May 2020 2:18 am

Over the coming weeks, a battle between Washington and Beijing over the inclusion of Taiwan as an observer at the…

Dreaming of the desert: my life in the Sahara, by Sanmao

24 January 2020 10:00 pm

Travel writing is ‘the red light district of literature’, as Colin Thubron aptly put it, a space where anything goes.…

An airborne early warning system leads fighter jets during a military parade in Beijing

China syndrome

15 July 2017 9:00 am

Every day on his way to work at Harvard, Professor Allison wondered how the reconstruction of the bridge over Boston’s…

Gyalo Thondup (right) pictured with the Dalai Lama on their arrival in India in 1959

From diplomacy to disillusion with the Dalai Lama’s big brother

18 April 2015 9:00 am

Can there ever have been another book in which one of the authors (Anne Thurston in this case) so effectively…

How Labour’s 50p tax trick has ended up helping George Osborne

28 February 2015 9:00 am

Last week’s public borrowing and tax-receipt figures, headlined ‘Chancellor hails biggest monthly surplus in seven years’, received considerably less attention…