March 15, 2007 Commentary & Reports

Special Commentary: America & China Shrug

Special Commentary: America & China Shrug (Arlington, Virginia, March 15, 2007) Special Commentary by Rupert Hammond-Chambers A leading global magazine recently posted a column on Taiwan in which it claimed that President Chen Shui-bian’s recent statements to the Formosan Association for Public Affairs (FAPA) were “designed to provoke China’s leaders”. I firmly believe that this […]

June 17, 2002 Commentary & Reports

Commentary: Taiwan Telecom Regulatory Issues

Commentary: Taiwan Telecom Regulatory Issues (Arlington, Virginia, June 17, 2002) Commentary by Rupert Hammond-Chambers Introduction As part of joining the World Trade Organization (WTO), Taiwan became a signatory to the WTO Agreement on Basic Telecommunications Services. Under that agreement, Taiwan committed to liberalizing its telecommunications market and implementing the regulatory principles contained in the agreement’s […]

June 17, 2002 Commentary & Reports

Commentary: Taiwan Transportation Issues

Commentary: Taiwan Transportation Issues (Arlington, Virginia, June 24, 2002) Commentary by Rupert Hammond-Chambers Cross-Strait Links With the rapidly increasing business volumes between Taiwan and the Mainland over the past two years, direct links between the two sides of Taiwan Strait becomes increasingly important. Following USA and Japan, Mainland China was Taiwan’s next largest business partner […]