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Presidential Hopeful Terry Gou Will Step Down as Chairman of Foxconn
June 21, 2019
Presidential Hopeful Terry Gou Will Step Down as Chairman of Foxconn
The announcement comes as Gou eyes a presidential bid in Taiwan.
Presidential Hopeful Terry Gou Will Step Down as Chairman of Foxconn
Taiwan’s Democracy Is Utterly Confounded by Populist Mayor Han Kuo-yu
June 05, 2019
Taiwan’s Democracy Is Utterly Confounded by Populist Mayor Han Kuo-yu
The controversial Kaohsiung mayor, now a presidential frontrunner, was never supposed to make it this far. It’s an increasingly familiar story.
Taiwan’s Democracy Is Utterly Confounded by Populist Mayor Han Kuo-yu
It's Official: Same-Sex Marriage Is Legal in Taiwan
May 17, 2019
It's Official: Same-Sex Marriage Is Legal in Taiwan
Two years after a landmark court decision, Taiwan has finally passed legislation allowing same-sex couples to wed.
It's Official: Same-Sex Marriage Is Legal in Taiwan
A Visual Dialogue of the 2014 Sunflower Movement, 5 Years Later
April 26, 2019
A Visual Dialogue of the 2014 Sunflower Movement, 5 Years Later
An exhibit in Taipei relives the energy and optimism of the Sunflower protests through photography.
A Visual Dialogue of the 2014 Sunflower Movement, 5 Years Later
Foxconn CEO Terry Gou Says a Sea Goddess Has Told Him to Run for President
April 18, 2019
Foxconn CEO Terry Gou Says a Sea Goddess Has Told Him to Run for President
Gou’s entry into Taiwan’s 2020 presidential race further clutters a field packed with larger-than-life personalities.
Foxconn CEO Terry Gou Says a Sea Goddess Has Told Him to Run for President
China’s Surreptitious Economic Influence on Taiwan’s Elections
April 12, 2019
China’s Surreptitious Economic Influence on Taiwan’s Elections
Taiwan’s November elections weren’t directly about cross-strait relations, but that doesn’t mean China had no impact.
China’s Surreptitious Economic Influence on Taiwan’s Elections
Taiwan’s Presidential Race Has a Surprise Contender: Tsai Ing-wen's Former Premier
March 21, 2019
Taiwan’s Presidential Race Has a Surprise Contender: Tsai Ing-wen's Former Premier
The candidacy of William Lai, a supporter of Taiwanese independence, is a stunning challenge to the more centrist Tsai administration.
Taiwan’s Presidential Race Has a Surprise Contender: Tsai Ing-wen's Former Premier
Taiwan Is Swept by the ‘Han Wave’
March 15, 2019
Taiwan Is Swept by the ‘Han Wave’
The populist mayor of Kaohsiung is a cultural phenomenon who looks set to make his presence known in Taiwan’s presidential race.
Taiwan Is Swept by the ‘Han Wave’
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
How Direct Democracy Went Nuclear in Taiwan
January 18, 2019
How Direct Democracy Went Nuclear in Taiwan
A contentious vote on Taiwan’s nuclear future showed how the country’s public referendums went haywire.
How Direct Democracy Went Nuclear in Taiwan
Taiwan’s Newly Reshuffled Cabinet Looks a Lot Like Its Old Cabinet
January 17, 2019
Taiwan’s Newly Reshuffled Cabinet Looks a Lot Like Its Old Cabinet
Premier William Lai has vacated his post after the DPP’s crushing regional election defeat, but most of Taiwan’s ministers are staying on.
Taiwan’s Newly Reshuffled Cabinet Looks a Lot Like Its Old Cabinet
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 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
Taiwan Set to Decide on Banishing Its ‘Chinese Taipei’ Olympic Moniker
November 21, 2018
Taiwan Set to Decide on Banishing Its ‘Chinese Taipei’ Olympic Moniker
The IOC warned against the upcoming referendum, which has sparked Beijing's wrath and galvanized supporters of independence.
Taiwan Set to Decide on Banishing Its ‘Chinese Taipei’ Olympic Moniker
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