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Posts Tagged ‘Elections’

Politics

Split-Ticket Voting: Art or Science?

Evidence suggests a gap exists between expectations and election outcomes, with those backing winning candidates more likely to say they understood the system

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Society & Culture

Language Policy and the 2016 Presidential Elections

A bottom-up approach to language learning and acquisition is necessary to halt the decline of local languages in Taiwan

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The Politics Behind Taiwan’s AIIB Bid

Expect the controversy over Taiwan’s application to join the Beijing-led financial body to spill into the 2016 elections

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Independent Candidates: How Independent Can They Afford to Be?

Unless it wants to be the eternal outsider, the ‘third force’ in Taiwanese politics must agree to form strategic coalitions within the system

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The New Power Party’s Platform

Social forces are exploding in Taiwan and a number of activists have decided to enter politics, some by creating their own party. Here’s the New Power Party’s vision

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Society & Culture

A Bold Commitment To Uphold Justice

Hung Tzu-yung, sister of deceased Army corporal Hung Chung-chiu, announces her campaign for the legislative seat in Taichung District 3 in the 2016 elections

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Politics

The ’94 Taipei Mayoral Debate: Plus Ça Change…

Think the Taipei mayoral race in November was exceptional? Wait until you watch the debate in the 1994 elections

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Setting the Agenda for 2015

The 2016 presidential elections are approaching fast, and Thinking Taiwan wants to be part of the action by providing in-depth analysis of what is at stake for Taiwan and the region

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Were Taiwan’s Nine-in-One Elections a Referendum on Ma’s China Policy?

What was foremost on voters’ minds on Nov. 29 was the need to elect officials who can govern with accountability. China was a secondary consideration

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