This is an exploratory research that seeks to investigate how ideology predicts Taiwanese perceptions of cross-strait relations, including attitudes toward Taiwan independence, perceptions of mainland China and Chinese people, Chinese invasion of Taiwan, and Chinese democracy. We took an inductive approach to left-right differences in Taiwan to offer a more systematic empirical understanding of ideology… Continue reading Exploring ideological differences in Taiwanese perceptions of cross-strait relations
Germany is considering banning equipment made by Chinese companies like tech giant Huawei – in its 5G mobile infrastructure. A revised 2021 IT Security Act failed to reduce China’s 59 percent market share. A representative opinion poll, shows only 30.8 percent of Germans want 5G cooperation with China. Across 11 European countries, skepticism is equal,… Continue reading Evaluating Public Support for Chinese Vendors in Europe’s 5G Infrastructure
Constructed around nine country-specific sections, this study explains how parliamentarians and political parties in Central Europe view and scrutinise PRC and PRC-related activities. It also touches on the public’s perception of the PRC, insofar as this may animate the political decisions taken in democracies. Further, it provides a snapshot of how attitudes towards the CCP… Continue reading The People’s Republic of China: Political perceptions in Central Europe
Dear friends and colleagues, It has been almost a year since CEIAS launched the Center for CEE-Taiwan Relations, an initiative tasked with producing and disseminating expert knowledge necessary for ensuring the sustainable development of relations between Taiwan and the EU while having a special focus on the CEE countries. We would like to share with… Continue reading Beyond the Dumpling Aliance: Tracking Taiwan’s relations with CEE
A recent Sinophone Borderlands public opinion survey sheds light on Bangladeshi views of the Rohingya, roughly a million of whom have been forced to seek refuge in Bangladesh. February 15, 2023, marks the 2000th day since the start of the ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya. Although the historical background of the Rohingya crisis is much longer… Continue reading What Do Bangladeshis Really Think of the Rohingya?