Taiwan Opinion

Latest opinion pieces and editorials from Taiwan.

Taiwan political myopia: Seeing mutual beliefs despite Somaliland media crackdown

Taiwan opened with great fanfare a representative office in the breakaway state of Somaliland on Aug. 17, highlighting the alleged shared beliefs existing between...

Strategic losses in U.S.-China war could outweigh tactical victory of protecting Taiwan: Analyst

TAIPEI (The China Post) — There is a never-ending debate about whether the United States should defend Taiwan in the event of a Chinese...

Opinion | Taiwanese should use their Chinese name abroad

Like most Taiwanese people, I used to have an English name. My mom, a woman with an international mindset, named me both Chieh and...

Opinion | Taiwan hair care brands should be more inclusive

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Walk down the aisles of a Watsons, and you’ll see shelves full of hair products. Conditioner for glossy, straight asian...

Opinion | A tribute to the Boeing 747, the ‘Queen of Taiwan Sky’

The Boeing 747 was a plane I loved to fly when I was little. Before I became a “full time” aviation enthusiast and could...

Analysis | Why Starlux decided against operating local flights?

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Contrary to all expectations, Starlux does not plan to operate domestic flights in Taiwan after all. In a statement sent...

Analysis | Does U.S. decision impact Taiwan WHO bid?

TAIPEI (The China Post) — The United States is set to exit the World Health Organization (WHO, 世界衛生組織) on July 6, 2021, after President...

Opinion | I am hurt by lack of Asian representation in Nike ads

I am a Taiwanese student who lives in Chiayi, Taiwan. I am deeply fond of Nike's products for their utilities and aesthetics and have...

Taiwan’s sex ed curriculum is lacking. Here’s why

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Two dozen elementary students wiggle in their seats. They are captivated by their teacher who is, to their surprise,...

Opinion | Can BLM movement help Taiwan tackle racism?

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Condemnations of racism against the black community erupted in the U.S. hours after the footage of police killing an African...