With DPP’s Candidate Pick, Taiwan’s 2024 Presidential Race Begins
By Shannon Tiezzi
William Lai is already positioning the race as a referendum on China policy, while the KMT (and Beijing) are trying to emphasize economic issues.
Ma Ying-jeou’s Trip to China Sparks Pushback – From Taiwanese and Chinese Alike
By Hemant Adlakha
Beijing approves of Ma Ying-jeou’s historic 12-day journey into China, but a segment of the Chinese public sees Ma as a “pro-independence” traitor.
Former Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou Will Visit China
By Huizhong Wu
Ma’s tenure oversaw a period of warm ties with China, but his controversial trade deal laid the seeds for the anti-China volte face in Taiwanese public opinion.
Andrew Hsia’s China Visit and the Future of Cross-Strait Relations
By Bao Xiao
The KMT and CCP are seeking to optimize their cross-strait policies in advance of next year's Taiwanese election.
Leader From Taiwan’s KMT Starts China Trip as Beijing Ups Pressure
By Associated Press
KMT Vice Chair Andrew Hsia is on a nine-day trip to China, sparking criticism from the ruling DPP.
The International Effect of Taiwan’s Local Elections
By Hippolyte Cailleteau
Taiwan’s local officials can, and often do, set their own course with regards to China and other countries.
Why Taiwan’s Main Opposition Party Can’t Shake Its Pro-China Stance
By Chieh Yen
The KMT’s structure keeps it beholden to a group that is increasingly out of step with Taiwan’s general population on China and unification.
Following China’s Military Drills, Taiwan Settles Into New Normal
By Brian Hioe
China's live-fire drills did not spark much fear in Taiwan, where frequent Chinese military activities have long become a reality.
Taiwan’s KMT: Between a Rock and a Hard Place
By Micah McCartney
China’s aggressive maneuvers are making it harder for Taiwan’s main opposition party to finesse its cross-strait stance.
The 1992 Consensus: Why It Worked and Why It Fell Apart
By Alyssa Resar
CCP and KMT negotiators sought to formulate a framework to manage the cross-strait relationship within what they recognized to be an “irresolvable conflict.”
Taiwan’s KMT Looks to Boost Ties With US
By Hiro Fu
The head of Taiwan’s opposition party, Eric Chu, wants the world to know his party is “consistently” pro-American.
A Veterans’ Group Is Pushing the KMT Into Irrelevance
By Benjamin Chen
The Huang Fuxing, a veteran-dominated chapter of the KMT, will determine the future of the oldest political party in Asia.