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2018/11/26 | Cat Thomas
Pro-LGBT Group Demands Investigation amid Allegations of Election Misconduct
Responding to complaints from the public, the Taiwan Alliance to Promote Civil Partnership Rights is urging
2018/11/26 | Roy Ngerng
OPINION: Why the DPP Lost Taiwan's Local Elections
President Tsai Ing-wen should summon up the courage to be the progressive Taiwan's young voters put into power in 2016, or risk the collapse of the DPP's reform project.
2018/11/25 | Cat Thomas
On the Front Lines of Taiwan's Chaotic Referendums
A chaotic day of referendum voting demands changes to a system that few people managed to grasp.
2018/11/24 | Taiwan Insight
5 Questions for After Taiwan's Election
As Taiwan's election results begin to come in, these are the key questions that must be answered in their wake.
2018/11/24 | East Asia Forum
OPINION: China Draws Red Line Around Hong Kong
Hong Kong is increasingly being cut off from foreign assistance as the 'one country, two systems' framework falls apart.
2018/11/24 | TNL Staff
Young, Taiwanese and Political: Youth Politics in 2018
There are signs that the wave of energy among young voters and politicians captured by the Sunflower Movement is starting tom break through into a new kind of politics.
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.
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.
2018/11/22 | Taiwan Insight
ANALYSIS: Political Power Structures Shift Ahead of Taiwan' Local Elections
The stage is set for the election to be a vote of confidence on the Democratic Progressive Party's record in office.
2018/11/21 | The Interpreter
MYANMAR: Press Freedom Crumples amid Support for Dubious Foreign Reports
The Myanmar government's endorsement of a US 'anti-Rohingya supporter' marks a new low in the country's press freedom.
OPINION: UK's Civil Nuclear Obsession Has Military Roots
Ahead of Taiwan's referendum on its nuclear program, the UK provides an abject lesson in nuclear policy making.
2018/11/19 | 破土 New Bloom
Pre-Referenda LGBT Rights Rally Draws 100,000 in Taipei
Taiwan's LGBTQ rights movement is mobilizing ahead of referenda on marriage equality and gender equity education this Saturday.