Sep 16, 2021
My guest today is Angelica Oung (@AngelicaOung). Angelica is the author of Taipology, a substack based on Taiwan and is also a business reporter at Taipei Times.
In this conversation, we cover China’s relationship with Taiwan, Taiwanese Identity, and just Taiwan in general.
I hope you enjoy my conversation with Angelica Oung.
For the full show notes, transcript, and links to mentioned content, check out the episode page on https://compoundingpodcast.com/ep11
[00:00:32] - [First question] - Background and Angelica’s history with Taiwan
[00:02:20] - What changed since Angelica left and came back
[00:04:39] - How does Taiwan build their brand?
[00:05:50] - How might this all play out?
[00:07:14] - Some insight into Xi
[00:08:23] - Taiwan’s relationship with China
[00:10:56] - How should Taiwan improve their odds of a good outcome?
[00:13:16] - Is the Taiwanese government underreacting or overreacting?
[00:15:59] - Is there CCP threat fatigue in Taiwan?
[00:17:47] - What do people get wrong about the cross-straits relationship
[00:22:04] - Hong Kong and how it affects Taiwan
[00:24:20] - Taiwan’s age demographics and what it means going forward
[00:27:35] - Any blowback to Angelica’s work?
[00:30:00] - Misconceptions or misunderstandings about Taiwan?
[00:32:39] - Reasons for Taiwan’s greater equality
[00:35:55] - Taiwan and Japan
[00:38:34] - Undervalued life skill or experience?
[00:41:01] - Plans and vision for the future
Connect with Angelica:
Follow Angelica on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AngelicaOung
Taipology Substack: https://taipology.substack.com/
Connect with Angelica on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/angelicaoung
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