Antonio C. Hsiang

Antonio C. Hsiang

Dr Antonio C. Hsiang is professor of international trade and founding director of the Centre for Latin American Economy and Trade Studies at Chihlee University of Technology, Taiwan. His articles have been published on The Christian Science Monitor, The New York Times Chinese website, Sputnik News and The Diplomat.

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Opinion | Why Taiwan is the canary in the coal mine of US-China confrontation

Taipei must not fall into the trap of thinking its ‘Covid-19 diplomacy’ is without danger. Tsai should prevent the diplomatic storm from escalating in the Taiwan Strait.

Taipei must not fall into the trap of thinking its ‘Covid-19 diplomacy’ is without danger. Tsai should prevent the diplomatic storm from escalating in the Taiwan Strait.

Why Taiwan is the canary in the coal mine of US-China confrontation
7 Oct 2020 - 3:54AM
Opinion | US-Taiwan ties under Tsai Ing-wen are at their best in decades, but that may not be enough to prevent diplomatic isolation

Beijing has watched Tsai’s actions closely, and its Belt and Road Initiative may successfully poach Taipei’s last allies. Also, for all the supportive talk by politicians, the US may not be willing to sacrifice its own interests for Taiwan.

Beijing has watched Tsai’s actions closely, and its Belt and Road Initiative may successfully poach Taipei’s last allies. Also, for all the supportive talk by politicians, the US may not be willing to sacrifice its own interests for Taiwan.

US-Taiwan ties under Tsai Ing-wen are at their best in decades, but that may not be enough to prevent diplomatic isolation
23 Jul 2019 - 11:16AM