Contemporary China: A New Superpower? is a unique textbook introducing the complexity and diversity of China’s society, politics, economics, and international affairs, and the multiple ways in which their dynamics corroborate to simultaneously construct and challenge perceptions of China. Structured thematically in three sections – History, Society and Culture; Politics and Economy; and International Relations –… Continue reading Contemporary China: A New Superpower?
Cooperation between Taiwan and the V4 countries — the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland and Hungary — has been growing. The V4, or the Visegrad Group, is an informal regional format of cooperation between the four central European countries, which are linked by common geopolitical issues, along with shared cultures and values. Thanks to their donations… Continue reading ‘V4’ relations solid, but need a boost
Diskusia o vzťahoch Slovenskej republiky s Áziou sa často zameriava na rozvinuté štáty severovýchodnej Ázie, ako Južná Kórea, Čína, Japonsko, či Taiwan. V porovnaní s týmito štátmi sa dostáva regiónu juhovýchodnej Ázie výrazne menej pozornosti, hoci ide o dynamicky sa rozvíjajúci región, ktorý ponúka pomerne širokú škálu príležitostí pre rozvoj vzájomných vzťahov, a to nielen… Continue reading Vzťahy Slovenskej republiky so štátmi ASEAN
Post-war rebuilding will be an immense task while the economic and social damage in Ukraine in the wake of Russia’s invasion is unprecedented in Europe since WWII. It will require significant planning, international cooperation, and investment—very likely in the hundreds of billions of euros. Politicians and experts from Ukraine and around the world have already… Continue reading Ukraine’s post-war recovery: opportunity for collaboration with Taiwan?
In early June 2022, Slovak parliamentarians visited Taiwan. Chinese media did not hesitate to comment. As the frequency of bilateral visits between Slovakia and Taiwan has increased, Slovakia has gradually gained a reputation in the Chinese media as a “troublemaker country” . To diminish the importance of the most recent visit by a Slovakian delegation… Continue reading Chinese Media Watch: Slovak delegation flew more than 8,000 kilometers to humiliate Taiwan