How Taiwan’s Growing Economic Woes Will Impact Its 2024 Elections
By Daniel Fu
Voters' general pessimism regarding the economy is souring views of the DPP as Taiwan gears up for presidential elections in January.
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.
The Prospects for a Recalibration of China’s Taiwan Policy
By Hung Tran
With eyes toward Taiwan’s next presidential election in January 2024, China appears poised to adjust its Taiwan policy, especially if the KMT is victorious.
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.
Taiwan’s Local Elections and Cross-Strait Relations
By KAWASHIMA Shin
The recent elections could offer some valuable insights.
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.
Why Is Taiwan’s KMT Returning to Washington?
By Hiro Fu
Can the KMT bring substance to match the symbolism of its resurrected office in the U.S. capital?
KMT Served Double Defeat in Taiwan’s Latest Recall and By-Election
By Brian Hioe
A recall against independent Freddy Lim fell short, and the KMT's candidate lost a by-election to fill another seat vacated by a previous recall campaign.
DPP Sweeps Taiwan’s Latest Referendum Vote
By Brian Hioe
The ruling party's preferred position won out in all four questions, including a proposal on reinstating a ban on U.S. pork imports.
Taiwanese Presidents Will Not and Can Not Unilaterally Change Taiwan’s Status
By Brian Hioe and Lev Nachman
A single leader cannot make Taiwan independent or unify it with the People Republic of China. Even trying either course would be political suicide.
Pay Attention to the KMT’s Chair Election
By David G. Brown
The coming election may set the future course for the KMT, currently Taiwan’s main opposition party.