Chinese foreign policy


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.


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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