Chinese foreign policy

Podcast

published: 11.01.2024

Taiwan presidential elections, with Angela Köckritz

Angela Köckritz

Claudia Wessling

Shortly before the presidential elections on January 13, author and journalist – and former MERICS Senior Fellow – Angela Köckritz travelled to Taiwan to follow the debates on the ground. In this MERICS podcast, she talks to Claudia Wessling about an exciting head-to-head race, Taiwan's approaches to deal with increasing disinformation and fake news from China and the debate about military service and defense policies.

 

About the speakers

Angela Köckritz

author and journalist

Claudia Wessling

Director Communications and Publications at Mercator Institute for China Studies (MERICS)

Sino-German relations; Digitalization and tech development in China; China's Belt & Road Initiative