Daily Archives: January 27, 2016


What Might Tsai Ing-Wen’s Victory Mean for Taiwan and China

The Taiwan general election of 2016 had delivered a resounding victory to Taiwan’s pro-independence Democratic Progressive Party. The DPP presidential candidate Tsai Ing-Wen received 56% of the popular vote, making her the undisputed leader of Taiwan for the next four years. The situation is similarly reflected in Taiwan’s legislature where […]


Jakarta Bombings

Explosions and gunfire echoed down the streets of Jakarta ten days ago as militants attacked a popular Starbucks location in the heart of the Indonesian capital. ISIS has claimed responsibility for the attacks, igniting yet further international debate about the problem of Islamic Jihad. At 10:55am on Thursday 14th of […]