Taiwanese soldiers training at Liuluo Beach, Kinmen. Photo: Facebook Taiwanese soldiers training at Liuluo Beach, Kinmen. Photo: Facebook
Taiwanese soldiers training at Liuluo Beach, Kinmen. Photo: Facebook
William Han
Opinion

Opinion

Asian Angle by William Han

If Taiwan is on borrowed time, why do Taiwanese keep calm and carry on?

  • As history rhymes, the island fantasy may have been doomed hundreds of years before Chiang Kai-shek’s Kuomintang came ashore
  • Yet even if the bombs fell tomorrow, history books would record the first culturally Chinese democracy, writes William Han

Taiwanese soldiers training at Liuluo Beach, Kinmen. Photo: Facebook Taiwanese soldiers training at Liuluo Beach, Kinmen. Photo: Facebook
Taiwanese soldiers training at Liuluo Beach, Kinmen. Photo: Facebook
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William Han

William Han

William Han is a lawyer and writer. Born in Taiwan and a citizen of New Zealand, he is a graduate of Yale College and Columbia Law School.