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Posts Tagged ‘DPP’

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: Two Ads, Two Worlds

Two recent ads, one supporting the KMT and the other the DPP, start from the same point but end up in completely different territory

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Book Reviews

The ‘Ing Clique’: Tsai Ing-wen’s Not-So-Silent Army

In a recent book, the DPP presidential candidate shares her visions for building a better Taiwan

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Editorials, Politics

Dealing with Sanctions from China

Chances are good that China will impose some form of sanctions to protest the election of Tsai Ing-wen as president. But the sanctions’ political bark may turn out to be far worse than their bite — as long as Taiwan responds intelligently

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Politics

Taiwan and Democratic Chickens Coming Home to Roost

American Asia expert Richard Bush should not be lamenting Tsai Ing-wen’s prospective victory in Taiwan’s upcoming presidential election. As a supporter of the U.S.’ central role in institutionalizing Taiwan’s vibrant democracy, he should be welcoming it instead

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Editorials, Special Report

VOTE 2016: Tsai Ing-wen’s Five Major Reforms

The DPP presidential candidate describes the five pillars of her future administration

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Politics

VOTE 2016: Not a Time for Scorched-Earth Politics

Under no circumstances should the DPP and its allies fight in the dirt with the ultraconservatives who have hijacked the KMT

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Politics

Real People vs. Phantom Sources in Taiwan’s Battle of Ideas

A struggling KMT will use anything at this point to discredit civil society and its main opponent in the 2016 elections

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Politics

Coincidences, Coincidences in Tainan

An absurd vote buying case in the southern city threatens the fabric of Taiwan’s democracy

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Politics

VOTE 2016: What Impact Will Soong Have on the Election?

The veteran’s entry in the race could foreshadow the KMT’s nightmare scenario of 2000 — a KMT candidate falling to third place on election night

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