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ADB Chief Economist: Asian Development Outlook 2016 (Complete)

Asian Development Bank Chief Economist Shang-Jin Wei discusses slowing growth across Asia and approaches to boosting it. more

How South China Sea Conflicts Can Be Avoided

David Firestein discusses practical measures parties like the U.S. and China can take to avoid misinterpretation and escalation of contentious territorial disputes. more
Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen (C) celebrates her victory in Taipei on January 16, 2016. (Philippe Lopez/Getty Images)

Podcast: Taiwan's New Direction

In the fifth episode of the Asia Society Podcast, we look at the implications of a new government on the island that may be less friendly toward Beijing. more

Yu-Jie Chen: Hong Kong-China Relationship Is 'Irrelevant' to Taiwan

The panelist explains why Taiwan does not plan to adopt a "one country, two systems" relationship with mainland China. more

The Taiwan Vote: A New Direction (Complete)

In a conversation moderated by Orville Schell, a distinguished panel discusses the consequences of Taiwan's recent elections. more
Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) and Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou wave to journalists prior to a meeting at Shangrila hotel in Singapore on November 7, 2015. It was the first time in nearly seven decades that the top leaders of China and Taiwan met. (Mohd Rasfan/AFP/Getty Images)

How Taiwan's Election Highlights the 'Failure' of China's Cross-Strait Strategy

Since 2008, Beijing has tried to bring Taipei closer through increased economic and people exchanges. But the recent vote on the island suggests this approach isn't working. more