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How the Taiwan Opposition Alliance Talks Fell Apart

How the Taiwan Opposition Alliance Talks Fell Apart

By Brian Hioe
The pan-Blue camp’s attempt to settle on a unity ticket came crashing down last week in an embarrassing televised spectacle.
Taiwan Opposition’s Bid for a Unity Ticket Collapses

Taiwan Opposition’s Bid for a Unity Ticket Collapses

By Brian Hioe
An announced breakthrough proved short-lived, as the two sides weren't able to agree on how to weight polls for determining the presidential candidate.

As Taiwan’s Election Looms, KMT-TPP Unity Talks Stumble

As Taiwan’s Election Looms, KMT-TPP Unity Talks Stumble

By Brian Hioe
With three candidates vying for the pan-Blue vote, Taiwan's presidential election is shaping up to be contentious but ultimately not very competitive.

Nobody Enjoys Celebrating ‘Taiwan National Day’ 

Nobody Enjoys Celebrating ‘Taiwan National Day’ 

By Hiro Fu
A political row over the title of this year's National Day event has as much to do with the history of Taiwan’s political parties as their approaches to the cross-strait status quo.

Can Taiwan’s Opposition Settle on a Unity Candidate?

Can Taiwan’s Opposition Settle on a Unity Candidate?

By Brian Hioe
To have any chance of winning, the pan-Blue camp will need to avoid the current three-way contest for votes. But so far no one looks willing to withdraw.
Taiwan Strait Tensions Will Stabilize – But Only Temporarily

Taiwan Strait Tensions Will Stabilize – But Only Temporarily

By Denny Roy
Taiwan’s election season will likely stabilize the cross-strait situation, but all bets are off when the new administration comes into office.

Taiwan’s Vice President Plans US Stopover as Presidential Campaign Heats up

Taiwan’s Vice President Plans US Stopover as Presidential Campaign Heats up

By Brian Hioe
William Lai, who is also the DPP's candidate for the 2024 presidential election, is expected to transit through New York and San Francisco in mid-August.
Taiwan’s Energy (In)security: Between Green Ambitions vs. Fossil Fuel Realities

Taiwan’s Energy (In)security: Between Green Ambitions vs. Fossil Fuel Realities

By Vladimira Lickova
The nuclear phase-out is undermining Taiwan’s energy security, but it may be politically difficult for the DPP to change course.

For Taiwan’s DPP, an Unprecedented ‘3-peat’ Depends on a Third Party

For Taiwan’s DPP, an Unprecedented ‘3-peat’ Depends on a Third Party

By Seamus Boyle
Ko Wen-je of the Taiwan People’s Party could play spoiler in the 2024 election – likely to the DPP’s benefit.

Taiwan’s 2024 Election Campaigns See Early Stumbles

Taiwan’s 2024 Election Campaigns See Early Stumbles

By Brian Hioe
KMT candidate Hou Yu-ih faced an unexpectedly difficult start to his campaign, while the DPP courted controversy with some legislative nominations.

Taiwan’s Presidential Slate Is Set for 2024

Taiwan’s Presidential Slate Is Set for 2024

By Brian Hioe
New Taipei mayor Hou Yu-ih, long considered the front-runner, was named as the presidential candidate of the opposition KMT.
How Taiwan’s Growing Economic Woes Will Impact Its 2024 Elections 

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.

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