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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
Han Kuo-Yu: Taiwan’s Populist President?
April 27, 2019
Han Kuo-Yu: Taiwan’s Populist President?
Han is wildly popular, but his policy positions -- or lack thereof -- should be cause for concern, given Taiwan's delicate situation.
Han Kuo-Yu: Taiwan’s Populist President?
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
Taiwan’s Presidential Frontrunners Just Tested Very Different Foreign Waters
March 29, 2019
Taiwan’s Presidential Frontrunners Just Tested Very Different Foreign Waters
President Tsai Ing-wen visited Taiwan’s Pacific diplomatic allies, while Han Kuo-yu stopped in Hong Kong, Macau, and China.
Taiwan’s Presidential Frontrunners Just Tested Very Different Foreign Waters
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
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