Professor, Beijing Union University
Aug 26 , 2019
The announcement of the ban on solo mainland China tourists visiting Taiwan is a major escalation in cross-Strait relations. How has the mainland’s Taiwan policy changed, what was the reason for the suspension of visits, and what is the goal of such a strategic move?
Jan 22 , 2019
Xi Jinping calls for peaceful reunification with Taiwan.
Dec 06 , 2018
The DPP’s betrayal of the One China principle will cost them and Taiwan.
Jul 04 , 2018
The Chinese mainland has every desire to peacefully reunify with Taiwan, and has every desire to maintain the status quo.
May 28 , 2018
China’s new Thirty-One Measures for Taiwan can be appreciated by both sides.
May 15 , 2018
As legal procedures are cumbersome and difficult to reverse, if and when differences among the key stakeholders escalate and come to a head, the only option left for China would be to change the status quo, so that the Taiwan Travel Act is no longer applicable.
Nov 07 , 2017
The Taiwan Travel Act will harm both China’s relations with the US and with Taiwan. It may also forfeit the possibility of peaceful reunification.
Jun 12 , 2017
If the DPP continues to create obstacles for cross-straits relations out of its selfish partisan interests, there is ample reason for us to feel concerned about the state of mainland-Taiwan relations in the next three years.
Jan 21 , 2017
Cross-Strait relations in 2017 are only a part of the changing Sino-US relationship and reorganization of the global order. It is in the interests of both the US and China, as well as the interests of Taiwan, to maintain the status quo, which must be recognized anew by Taipei and Washington.
Nov 15 , 2016
Consolidation and development of KMT-CPC ties and stability of forces recognizing the 1992 Consensus within KMT are critical for cross-Strait relations to enjoy peace and continuity. It remains to be seen whether Hu’s commitment to a one-China policy can unify her party now that it’s out of power in Taiwan.