Understanding Taiwan's 'Blue Wave' of 2018
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Understanding Taiwan's 'Blue Wave' of 2018

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Taiwan's opposition KMT swept back to power in several municipalities, delivering a series of humiliating losses to President Tsai Ing-wen and her ruling DPP. What does it all mean for Taiwan's future?

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No Consensus, Mass Confusion After Taiwan's Energy Referendums

Roy Ngerng

A survey held after Taiwan's referendums showed voters were unaware of the country's energy policy.


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?


How Taiwan's 'Third Force' Parties Missed a Golden Electoral Opportunity

Taiwan Insight

Third parties made breakthroughs in Taiwan's 2018 regional elections, but supporters are still left wondering what could have been.


The Perfect Storm: How the DPP Lost Its 20-Year Hold on Kaohsiung

David Evans

Things couldn't have gone much worse for the DPP in Kaohsiung than they did in 2018.


INTERVIEW: DPP Legislator Wang Ting-yu on Reforming the DPP

David Green

The DPP will apply a new broom to sweep clean the top rank of ministers come January.

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