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Posts Tagged ‘2016 elections’

Editorials, Politics

Tsai Faces Many Challenges Over Foreign Policy

The new president must be open to various alternatives, particularly towards cross strait relations and Taiwan’s international participation

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Editorials, Politics

Taiwan Needs Unity

Winning the January 16 elections was the easy part. Now president-elect Tsai Ing-wen needs to reach across the political spectrum to build a truly unified administration, an effort that is bound to encounter much resistance

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Editorials, Politics, Special Report

Taiwan’s New President Likely to Surprise on Cross-Strait Ties

With pragmatism, creativity and understanding from both sides, there is no reason why relations in the Taiwan Strait should sour under a DPP administration

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Politics

VOTE 2016: Foreign Students Get a Taste of Taiwan’s Democracy

Through their firsthand experience with Taiwan’s democracy, foreign students began revisiting their assumptions about their own political system

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Editorials, Politics

VOTE 2016: Anatomy of a Small Avalanche

Taiwan’s 2016 presidential election is a complete replay of the 2014 municipal election and an indication that the DPP has consolidated its voter base. But can it grow beyond that?

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Politics

VOTE 2016: China’s State Media, Netizens React to Tsai’s Victory

As expected, official media in China dished out warnings and veiled threats following the DPP’s historic victory on Saturday

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Editorials, Politics

VOTE 2016: Optimism Wins in Taiwan

The outcome of Saturday’s elections is directly linked to the Sunflower Movement and the emergence of youth involvement in national politics

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Editorials, Politics

VOTE 2016: Taiwan’s Election: Change Is a Good Thing

The Taiwanese have grown tired of business as usual. They want change, and they might get it

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Editorials, Politics

VOTE 2016: What Young Taiwanese Voters Want

They know what they want. But is the older generation listening to them?

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Editorials, Society & Culture

Can the Candidates Walk the Walk on Minority Languages?

Speaking one or two minority languages in election time isn’t enough. The candidates must commit to protecting and promoting them

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