Kaohsiung Mayoral By-Election Final Results

Steven Yeo

After former presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu was ousted from the Kaohsiung Mayoral Office in a recall election, contenders from the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), the Kuomintang (KMT) and the Taiwan People's Party (TPP) are seeking to replace him in a by-election held today.

TPP trade ship

OPINION: China Could Hold Key to TPP Revival

In the absence of US participation, inviting China to take part in a revived TPP could reshape the global economy.


Reforming Taiwan's Economy Is Key to Boosting EU Trade

Michael Reilly

The prospect of an investment agreement with the EU to galvanize Taiwan to put its own economic house in order.


Japan’s Ratification of the TPP

The Japan Times

Japan needs a Plan B for the likely-doomed TPP to boost its economy.


Duterte, Xi and the Hole in the U.S. Pivot to Asia

Michael G. Roskin

Without the Philippines and the TPP, Washington will need a backup plan for the Pacific.


Taiwan Making Progress towards TPP Readiness

Don Shapiro

Finally, something Taiwan's DPP and KMT seem to agree on: joining the TPP.


'Washington Doorknock' Focuses on TPP

Don Shapiro

Taiwan is urged to take early action in resolving outstanding trade issues.


TPP Signed Amid Mass Protests in New Zealand

TNL 編輯

The Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) has been officially signed in New Zealand today, while groups of protesters gathered outside the signing venue to voice their opposition. The agreement has been contentious for several years in New Zealand, mainly because of the secrecy of the deal, lack of public consultation and fears that New Zealand's sovereignty could be diminished.


President Ma Ying-jeou Says Taiwan Must Join Economic Partnerships


Ma says it’s important for Taiwan to take similar actions to sign trade agreements, which is becoming a world economy trend, especially during these times when the function of WTO is weakening and many countries are signing bilateral trade agreements.

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