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KMT’s Cross-Strait Peace Treaty Idea Sparks Controversy in Taiwan
March 06, 2019
KMT’s Cross-Strait Peace Treaty Idea Sparks Controversy in Taiwan
KMT chairman Wu Den-yih’s idea of a cross-strait peace agreement did not go over well.
KMT’s Cross-Strait Peace Treaty Idea Sparks Controversy in Taiwan
Taiwan Inches Closer to Marriage Equality With New Draft Bill
February 28, 2019
Taiwan Inches Closer to Marriage Equality With New Draft Bill
Advocates say the bill is a positive step, but contains major shortcomings that prevent it from truly enshrining equality.
Taiwan Inches Closer to Marriage Equality With New Draft Bill
Taipei-Shanghai Forum Puts Ko Wen-je’s China Views Into Focus
December 20, 2018
Taipei-Shanghai Forum Puts Ko Wen-je’s China Views Into Focus
City-to-city cross-strait exchanges circumvent the national DPP and appear to be popular among Taiwan’s incoming mayors.
Taipei-Shanghai Forum Puts Ko Wen-je’s China Views Into Focus
Taiwan Elections: Impact on US-China Relations
December 18, 2018
Taiwan Elections: Impact on US-China Relations
Insights from Elizabeth Freund Larus.
Taiwan Elections: Impact on US-China Relations
Taiwan’s Direct Democracy Experiment Stumbles at the Polls
December 06, 2018
Taiwan’s Direct Democracy Experiment Stumbles at the Polls
In 2017, the ruling DPP reformed the Referendum Act. The first referendum votes under the new act did not go smoothly.
Taiwan’s Direct Democracy Experiment Stumbles at the Polls
The China Factor in Taiwan’s Local Elections
December 06, 2018
The China Factor in Taiwan’s Local Elections
The ruling DPP’s defeat may offer China opportunities ahead of the 2020 presidential election.
The China Factor in Taiwan’s Local Elections
Taiwan’s Voters Have Dealt a Brutal Blow to the Ruling DPP
November 28, 2018
Taiwan’s Voters Have Dealt a Brutal Blow to the Ruling DPP
The KMT rode a “blue wave” in an election more about local concerns than the influence of China or the U.S.
Taiwan’s Voters Have Dealt a Brutal Blow to the Ruling DPP
KMT Shocks With Its Success in Taiwan Elections
November 27, 2018
KMT Shocks With Its Success in Taiwan Elections
The DPP must turn to self-reflection after heavy losses in local polls.
KMT Shocks With Its Success in Taiwan Elections
The Mood Ahead of Taiwan’s Midterm Elections
November 21, 2018
The Mood Ahead of Taiwan’s Midterm Elections
In what should be a referendum year, both parties appear to be adjusting their messages for the 2020 presidential elections.
The Mood Ahead of Taiwan’s Midterm Elections
What Taiwan’s Upcoming Elections Will Tell Us About Its Future
November 13, 2018
What Taiwan’s Upcoming Elections Will Tell Us About Its Future
The vote is set to serve as a referendum on Tsai Ing-wen’s anti-China stance. Challengers are picking up steam.
What Taiwan’s Upcoming Elections Will Tell Us About Its Future
The Great Debate: Chiang Kai-shek's Role in 21st Century Taiwan
October 29, 2018
The Great Debate: Chiang Kai-shek's Role in 21st Century Taiwan
As transitional justice moves forward in Taiwan, references to its authoritarian past are being removed or vandalized.
The Great Debate: Chiang Kai-shek's Role in 21st Century Taiwan
Why Is China Bullying Taiwan?
August 03, 2018
Why Is China Bullying Taiwan?
This goes beyond dislike for the DPP – it’s a long-term strategy from Beijing.
Why Is China Bullying Taiwan?
Time To Shelve The 1992 Consensus
December 12, 2017
Time To Shelve The 1992 Consensus
The mainland should go beyond its carrot-and-stick strategy and seek a new consensus with Taiwan.
Time To Shelve The 1992 Consensus
The White Wolf of Taiwan
September 18, 2017
The White Wolf of Taiwan
Zhang Anle and his solution for the cross-strait dilemma.
The White Wolf of Taiwan
Cross-Strait Relations Caught in a Time Warp
November 04, 2016
Cross-Strait Relations Caught in a Time Warp
Beijing is dusting off the cross-strait playbook it used under the last DPP president. Will the old approach still work?
Cross-Strait Relations Caught in a Time Warp
Taiwan's President Offers Apology to Indigenous People
August 03, 2016
Taiwan's President Offers Apology to Indigenous People
As part of a focus on transitional justice, Tsai Ing-wen formally apologizes for "4 centuries of pain and mistreatment."
Taiwan's President Offers Apology to Indigenous People
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