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The primary thing about Taiwan elections

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese love their democracy and avidly follow the drama, infighting, colorful personalities, mudslinging, and strategic political moves, while the media is full of de...

Eric Chu is Taiwan's come back kid who could

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) Chair Eric Chu (朱立倫) finally has a victory, winning 13 of 22 executive posts across Taiwan in the 9-in-1 elections. It may sound odd to call losing o...

Takeaways from Taiwan's local elections

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — With the Chiayi City race delayed to December, of the 21 executive posts contested in this year’s 9-in-1 elections, the Kuomintang (KMT) took 13, the Democratic Pr...

Taiwan Elections: China gets propaganda win delivered on silver platter courtesy of DPP

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — Yesterday’s elections were a bloodbath for the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP). It was their worst result this century, but worse it also undercut Taiwan’...

Taiwan's 9-in-1 Elections: KMT wins 13 out of 21 city and county executive posts

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Kuomintang (KMT) won 13 out of the 21 city and county leadership posts up for election in 2022. They counted victories in Taipei City and Taoyuan City, which ...

How Taiwan's exciting democracy works

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — Some people love to follow sports, such as the ongoing World Cup. I prefer to follow politics. In sports, the champion gets a trophy, a ring, some lucrative endorsement ...

Taiwan Elections: KMT looks set to win, but how big?

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — The Kuomintang (KMT) is almost certainly going to win a strong majority of the seats open in Saturday’s (Nov. 26) election. Almost everyone is predicting they will...

What international media will get horribly wrong about Taiwan's local elections

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — Brace yourself for headlines like “Pro-China party wins Taiwan elections,” “Taiwan voters rebuke pro-independence ruling party” and “After ...

Taiwan elections: DPP leans in hard on China threat, shoots itself in foot

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — The big political cleavage in Taiwan between the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and the Kuomintang (KMT) is their differing stances on Taiwanese identity, national s...

Taiwan elections: Hsinchu City is a potentially existential must-win for scandal-hit TPP

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — The stakes are high for the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) — and extremely high for the Taiwan People’s Party (TPP) — in the Hsinchu City mayoral r...

Taiwan elections: Murderer leads in polls and might win Miaoli

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — The Miaoli County commissioner race is mindboggling — unless you remember what politics was like in the 1990s. The dream of the '90s is alive in Miaoli. The...

Is independent Vivian Huang able to stave off both KMT and DPP to win Taipei?

For an overview of the race, "An extremely tight, tense Taipei mayoral race" click here. For a look at Chiang Wan-an, "Can Chiang Wan-an win back Taipei for KMT?" click here. For a...

After 24 years, could Chen Shih-chung win back Taipei for the DPP?

For an overview of the race, "An extremely tight, tense Taipei mayoral race" click here. For a look at Chiang Wan-an, "Can Chiang Wan-an win back Taipei for KMT?" click here. T...

Can Chiang Wan-an win back Taipei for KMT?

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — With the control of the capital at stake, the three leading contenders are in a dead heat in non-partisan polling. All have very different backgrounds, and represent dif...

An extremely tight, tense Taipei mayoral race

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — The Taipei mayoral race is turning into a real nail biter. With three of the four directly elected presidents in Taiwan having previously served as the capital’s m...