Taiwan Communique emblemTaiwan Communiqué no. 131, February / March 2011

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  • Tsai Ing-wen's vision for Taiwan's future
    • Emphasizing core values; peaceful but different
    • Taiwanese views on their identity and future

  • The debate about the "1992 Consensus"
    • China imposes it as a precondition
    • Is it a useful fiction?
    • Ma Ying-jeou: The ROC includes China

  • Hu Jintao visits Washington
    • A welcome to the White House, but..
    • Tibetans, Uyghurs, and Taiwanese demonstrate
    • Delivering a verdict on Hu's trip to Washington, by Prof. Bob Yang

  • The "Big Five" elections in retrospect
    • Who won and who lost? Implications for future
    • The Sean Lien shooting and its impact
    • Lack of transparency in police investigation

  • How is ECFA doing?
    • What impact on Taiwan's economy?
    • Why has the WTO not been notified yet?
    • Where are the FTAs with other countries?

  • Erosion of justice and democracy
    • Former President Chen transferred to jail
    • Former First Lady too ill to serve sentence
    • Political persecution at Judicial Yuan

  • Faith for freedom in Taiwan
    • by the Very Rev. Bruce McLeod, Canada

  • Book Review
    • The Church under the Cross by Rev. Wendell P. Karsen, reviewed by Gerrit van der Wees

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