Welcome to Taiwan Unraveled, a weekly newsletter that highlights developments in Taiwan ranging from political to economic to tech to cultural. Given Taiwan is a place that is often overlooked or misunderstood, I thought that creating a dedicated newsletter would be a good idea.
Despite being claimed by China as its own territory, Taiwan is an island country of over 23 million, with a proud democratic identity, strong civil and press rights, a decent arts scene, and major tech and manufacturing sectors.
Taiwan Unraveled looks to bring all this to the fore and help share Taiwan’s multi-facted story with the world.
My name is Hilton Yip and I am a Taiwan-based writer and editor who has worked in East Asia (Taipei, Hong Kong, and Beijing) for over 10 years. I’ve written for media outlets including Foreign Policy, Hong Kong Free Press, Ketagalan Media, and National Interest on various topics concerning Taiwan, Hong Kong and China.