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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
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
Is Taiwan’s Drive to Legalize Gay Marriage Descending Into Chaos?
November 06, 2018
Is Taiwan’s Drive to Legalize Gay Marriage Descending Into Chaos?
With contradictory referendums set to hit November ballots, LGBTQ advocates are critical of President Tsai for not acting sooner.
Is Taiwan’s Drive to Legalize Gay Marriage Descending Into Chaos?
Taiwan: The Frontline of the Disinformation Wars
November 01, 2018
Taiwan: The Frontline of the Disinformation Wars
Shaken by a recent viral falsehood, Taiwan’s online ecosystem is repairing its democratic defense mechanisms.
Taiwan: The Frontline of the Disinformation Wars
Will Taiwan Trap Itself Into ‘One China’ Again?
September 20, 2018
Will Taiwan Trap Itself Into ‘One China’ Again?
In Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je, China might have found a useful wedge to influence Taiwan's domestic politics.
Will Taiwan Trap Itself Into ‘One China’ Again?
Two Myths About KMT’s Defeat in Taiwan’s Local Elections
December 23, 2014
Two Myths About KMT’s Defeat in Taiwan’s Local Elections
The Kuomintang’s recent drubbing had nothing to do with cross-Strait policies or Hong Kong.
Two Myths About KMT’s Defeat in Taiwan’s Local Elections
Hong Kong: Taiwan’s Broken Mirror
December 11, 2014
Hong Kong: Taiwan’s Broken Mirror
The outcome of the protests in one give the other a glimpse of what life might be like should it return to the mainland.
Hong Kong: Taiwan’s Broken Mirror
The Fallout From Taiwan's 2014 Elections
December 11, 2014
The Fallout From Taiwan's 2014 Elections
Alan Romberg discusses Taiwan's 2014 elections and their ramifications for Taiwan and cross-strait relations.
The Fallout From Taiwan's 2014 Elections
KMT’s Drubbing and a Surgeon’s Victory: Not Just Cross-Strait Relations
December 10, 2014
KMT’s Drubbing and a Surgeon’s Victory: Not Just Cross-Strait Relations
A big win in Taipei by an independent candidate owed to more than discontent over China policy.
KMT’s Drubbing and a Surgeon’s Victory: Not Just Cross-Strait Relations
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