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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 Direct Democracy Experiment Stumbles at the Polls
December 06, 2018
Taiwan’s Direct Democracy Experiment Stumbles at the Polls
In 2017, the ruling DPP reformed the Referendum Act. The first referendum votes under the new act did not go smoothly.
Taiwan’s Direct Democracy Experiment Stumbles at the Polls
Taiwan Votes to Maintain Import Ban on Fukushima Food Imports
December 03, 2018
Taiwan Votes to Maintain Import Ban on Fukushima Food Imports
While Fukushima suffered a blow, trade ties between Japan and Taiwan avoided any major impact.
Taiwan Votes to Maintain Import Ban on Fukushima Food Imports
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
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
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?
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