Courtney Donovan Smith (石東文)

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Courtney Donovan Smith (石東文) is a contributing writer for The News Lens. He is a publisher of the Compass Magazine, current chairman of the Taichung American Chamber of Commerce, the Central Taiwan correspondent for ICRT Radio, the founder of the popular Taiwan News in English Facebook group and is an organizer of rock festivals including the Compass Food and Music Festival.

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Out of the Blue: Who Is Han Kuo-yu and Can He Win Kaohsiung?
The 'Han wave' is a reality, but the result of the mayoral race in Kaohsiung may be of secondary importance to Han's emergence as a KMT contender for the presidency.
ANALYSIS: Mayoral Races to Watch as KMT Eyes National Return
Apart from Kaohsiung, Taipei, New Taipei and Taichung are the contests to watch for signs of KMT life.
OPINION: Why Taiwan Should Be Terrified of 'Emperor' Xi
Xi Jinping's most recent moves to consolidate power should make China's neighbors —and the world — very nervous.
The KMT's Must-Win Contests in Taiwan’s Upcoming Local Elections
The KMT must hold New Taipei and retake Taichung to maintain a high profile, and the Taichung race is already becoming bloody.
ANALYSIS: Why the KMT’s Wang Jin-pyng Won Big at Local Polls
Who will the KMT run for president in 2020, Chairman Wu Den-yih, former Legislative Speaker Wang Jin-pyng, or another challenger candidate?
ANALYSIS: Tsai Ing-wen’s DPP Should Fight Ko-P for Taipei Mayor
A poll finding suggests that to fend off the KMT in Taipei, President Tsai Ing-wen's DPP would benefit from running its own candidate rather than backing the incumbent mayor.