Ketagalan Media: Greater Role for Taiwan, New Responsibilities for the United States

The Taiwanese people spoke clearly and loudly in the presidential and legislative elections held on January 11, giving the Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) administration and the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) a strong mandate to continue to pursue closer ties with the US-led liberal-democratic order. In defeating her opponent from the Kuomintang (KMT), Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜), with […]

Taipei Times:KMT’s Hau calls for new cross-strait policy

Former Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) vice chairman Hau Lung-bin (郝龍斌), who on Monday evening announced his bid for KMT chairperson, yesterday said that the party must come to a new consensus on its cross-strait stance, as the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) “have collaborated to destroy” the Republic of […]

Podcast: Current Affairs Taiwan (CAT) 台灣時事 01-20-2020 Episode 29

Hosts Michael Turton (麥哲恩) and Courtney Donovan Smith (石東文) tackle the KMT chair race and the many calls for reform of the party, many of which are quite sensible–such as scrapping the 1992 consensus and bringing the party’s China policies in line with mainstream public opinion–but will the party enact them. Only two candidates for […]

Video: Current Affairs Taiwan (CAT) 台灣時事 01-20-2020 Episode 29

Hosts Michael Turton (麥哲恩) and Courtney Donovan Smith (石東文) tackle the KMT chair race and the many calls for reform of the party, many of which are quite sensible–such as scrapping the 1992 consensus and bringing the party’s China policies in line with mainstream public opinion–but will the party enact them. Only two candidates for […]