Politics

  • Confirm
  • .
2019/07/30 | The Interpreter
Taiwan's 2020 Is a Battle Between Reason and Entertainment
Han Kuo-yu's populist approach in his presidential campaign is driven by emotion rather than reason.
2019/07/29 | Daphne K. Lee
Beijing Condemns Protester Violence While Praising Hong Kong Police and Government
Beijing strongly condemns protester violence in Hong Kong and stresses the priority to restore peace in the city.
2019/07/29 | TIME
Hongkongers Use Creative Excuses to Evade Protest Ban in Yuen Long
Police have declined Saturday's protest request in Yuen Long, but protesters came up with different excuses to justify the assembly.
2019/07/26 | 區家麟
A Journalist’s Decision: What Happened Before Li Peng’s 1991 TVB Interview?
In 1991, two TVB reporters had the opportunity to interview Li Peng exclusively for the first time after the Tiananmen Massacre, but as journalists, they were faced with an ethical dilemma.
2019/07/25 | Milo Hsieh
OPINION: Cigarette Smuggling Scandal Reveals Problems in Taiwan’s Bureaucracy, Not Politics
While the media and politicians attack the Tsai administration for the cigarette smuggling scandal, it is best to remember that the problem lies within Taiwan's deep-rooted bureaucracy.
2019/07/23 | Op-Ed
OPINION: Fund Taiwan's Partial Basic Income Proposal with Tax Reforms
Can we fund a universal basic income policy by increasing some of the unusually low tax rates in Taiwan?
2019/07/22 | 破土 New Bloom
Hong Kong Triads Have Replaced the Police as Law Enforcement
The Hong Kong police have outsourced its law enforcement duties to pro-Beijing triads, leaving public safety at risk.
2019/07/20 | Michael Beltran
Family Threatened With Eviction to Protest at Duterte's Annual National Address
Poverty does not stop protesters from expressing their anger against President Rodrigo Duterte.
2019/07/17 | The Conversation
How Did China Manipulate the Media Narrative in the Hong Kong Protests?
China creates its worldview with intricate layers of propaganda at different levels, with different tactics.
2019/07/15 | 破土 New Bloom
Han Kuo-Yu Wins KMT Presidential Primary by a Large Margin
Han Kuo-yu wins the KMT presidential primary by 44% - he will be running up against Tsai Ing-wen in Taiwan's 2020 election.