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Gregor Stuart Hunter

Gregor Stuart Hunter is a journalist based in Taipei. He has written for The Guardian, Nikkei Asia, Fortune, Bloomberg News and the Wall Street Journal, among others. @gregorhunter


Cable Cutters

On February 2, a Chinese fishing vessel cut one of the two subsea internet cables connecting the Matsu islands to Taiwan. Six days later, an unidentified ship severed the second cable, leaving Matsu's 14,000 residents cut off from the outside world. Was it an unfortunate...

TSMC’s Turning Point

TSMC has long been viewed as the greatest strength in Taiwan’s 'silicon shield.' If China invaded Taiwan, the theory went, the island's outsize role in the global semiconductor supply chain would create incentives for allied nations to come to its defense. But with TSMC facing...