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Posts Tagged ‘Politics’

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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Book Reviews

From ‘Black Island’ to ‘The Convenient Illusion of Peace’

Two recent books look at the impact of civic nationalism in Taiwan, one from a domestic perspective, the other at the strategic level

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VOTE 2016: When Fiction Becomes Reality

Sometimes a deliberately misleading headline is all it takes for disinformation to take flight

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Nepal Puts Politics Ahead of Lives

Taiwan is ready to send rescue teams to quake-hit Nepal, but Beijing-friendly Kathmandu says no thanks

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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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Taiwan’s Hopes and the Duty of Its Youth Under Globalization

The following is a speech given by former president Lee Teng-hui at a Jan. 30, 2015, winter youth camp held by his foundation

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KMT Reform? We’ll Believe It When We See It

A former KMT spokesman argues in an influential foreign publication that the KMT is in the ‘throes of reform’. That would be wonderful, but don’t hold your breath

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Reforming the Constitution is the Only Way for Taiwan

The following is a speech given at the legislature by former president Lee on Feb. 2 at the invitation of the Legislative Yuan Press Club

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Initiating an Era That Truly Belongs to the People

On Feb. 15, DPP Chairperson Tsai Ing-wen announced her bid to represent the party in the 2016 presidential election

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Even in Misery, This House is Divided

As long as officials and lawmakers see catastrophes as an opportunity to score points against their opponents, they will fail to earn our trust, and preventable accidents will continue to occur

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