45 minutes | Sep 16, 2021

11 | Angelica Oung, Taiwan and Taipology

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    ------   Show Notes: [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    ------   Stay up to date on the podcast by signing up to Curated by Kalani, where I share what I’ve been reading, learning, and watching for that week. I compress to impress and aim for maximal return on your time invested. Sign up at https://kalanis.substack.com    ------   Connect with Kalani: Sign up for Curated by Kalani: https://KalaniS.substack.com/  Visit the Compounding Curiosity PODCAST: https://CompoundingPodcast.com/  Follow Kalani Scarrott on TWITTER: https://twitter.com/ScarrottKalani/ 
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