- NBR - The National Bureau of Asian Research

Taiwan Roundtable

This briefing series explores the traditional and nontraditional dimensions of Taiwan’s historical and contemporary ties with Southeast Asia. The series provides a comprehensive assessment of how Taiwan’s relations with Southeast Asia have evolved across the spectrum, from people-to-people ties and common bonds found in culture and religion to economic integration between Taiwan and the region. The briefing series highlights the longstanding relationships between Taiwan and Southeast Asian nations to contextualize these critical linkages for scholars and policymakers alike as the Tsai administration embarks on future phases of its New Southbound Policy.

Read the first four briefs in the series.

1. Rediscovering an Old Relationship:
    Taiwan and Southeast Asia's Long, Shared History

    By Ja Ian Chong

2. Repositioning Taiwan in Southeast Asia:
    Strategies to Enhance People-to-People Copnnectivity

    By Hsin-Huang Michael Hsiao and Alan H. Yang

3. The Migration of Labor between Taiwan and Southeast Asia:
    Changing Policies

    By Ji-Ping Lin

4. Taiwan's New Southbound Policy:
    One-Year Economic Review

    By Chen-Dong Tso and Gratiana Jung