DPP

DPP可以指:

民主進步黨(Democratic Progressive Party),臺灣的一個主要政黨。 --來自 維基百科


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2016/08/24 | J. Michael Cole

OP-ED: The Tsai Administration Needs to Stop Stalling on Marriage Equality

For years the DPP blamed the KMT for stalled efforts to legalize same-sex marriage in Taiwan. Now in control of both the executive and legislative branches of government, the DPP has no valid argument for further delays.

2016/08/24 | J. Michael Cole

Hong Kong No Longer Has Autonomy on Immigration

In the current environment of uncertainty in Hong Kong, controls over who comes in and who goes out will be used more frequently as an instrument by which to deny individuals contact with Hong Kong’s society.

2016/08/23 | J. Michael Cole

OP-ED: Rebuild the Dapu Pharmacy

As the Tsai administration mulls updating Taiwan’s antiquated laws on land expropriation, one demolished building serves as a powerful symbol.

2016/08/19 | J. Michael Cole

OP-ED: Patience, Patience on UN Bid

Taiwan’s inability to join the U.N. under a proper name and as a full member is preposterous. But those are that cards that history has dealt it, and it must use them wisely. Impetuousness will gain it nothing.

2016/08/18 | Edward White

FEATURE: The KMT’s Long, Slow Road to Reform

Can a more than 100-year-old dog learn new tricks? A young party official’s take on the future of Taiwan’s Kuomintang.

2016/08/10 | Edward White

INTERVIEW: Behind the Scenes with Taiwan’s New Power Party

The New Power Party's leaders are well-known, but behind the scenes there are people who are equally as committed and devoted to changing Taiwan.

2016/08/01 | J. Michael Cole

Tsai Gets Passing Grade for Apology to Taiwan’s Aborigines

President Tsai’s apology to the nation’s Aborigines went better than expected. But that was the easy part: now the real work begins.

2016/07/27 | J. Michael Cole

Chinese Warns of ‘Soft’ and ‘Insidious’ Taiwan Independence Forces

Chinese officials and academics continue to fail to understand the origins of the widespread opposition to unification in Taiwan.

2016/07/26 | J. Michael Cole

A Catalyst for KMT Reform?

In post-Sunflower Taiwan, the KMT’s ‘ill-gotten’ assets are more scarlet letter than an advantage.

2016/07/26 | Hsu Chia-yu

Taiwan to Face Difficulties Investigating Party Assets, Lawyer Says

Hard to prove? After decades of campaigning and a marathon session in Taiwan’s parliament, the ruling Democratic Progressive Party finally passed a law to investigate the party assets that were allegedly illegally obtained during the Kuomintang’s 50 years in power. But one lawyer suggests the hard work may be just getting started.

2016/07/21 | J. Michael Cole

Ex-Convict Calls on ‘Anti-Independence Heroes’ to Firebomb DPP HQ

Tung Nien-tai is known to seek publicity and may be mentally unstable. Police have been alerted.

2016/07/20 | J. Michael Cole

Visit to Taiping Island: An Exercise in Wastefulness and Futility

A bipartisan group of Taiwanese legislators headed for the South China Sea today to ‘defend’ the nation’s sovereignty. All of this is grandstanding and does nothing to protect Taiwan against external aggression.

2016/07/19 | J. Michael Cole

Taiwan Must Avoid Short-Termism and Think Strategically

With control of both the legislative and executive branches of government, it must be very tempting for the DPP to take bold actions. But there are risks in doing so, and the Tsai administration is well aware of that.

2016/07/14 | Edward White

FEATURE: Freddy Lim on Influencing the DPP, China, Missed Opportunities and Taiwan's Dodgy Media

Freddy Lim, an internationally renowned heavy metal singer and civic activist, is part of a new wave of politicians trying to reshape Taiwanese society. In an interview at his Taipei office, Lim reflects on his time in the Legislative Yuan so far, the pace of reform in Taiwan and the New Power Party’s future prospects.

2016/07/07 | J. Michael Cole

Forbes’ Inexplicable Contempt for Taiwan

By putting it in the same category as Donald Trump, European nationalists and Rodrigo Duterte, Tim Ferguson provides an image of Taiwan’s democracy that is unfair in the extreme.

2016/06/24 | Chang Shin-wei

Tsai’s ‘Asian Silicon Valley’ Comes Under Fire

From its proposed location in Taoyuan to confusion over the development aspects, Taiwan’s ‘Silicon Valley’ has yet to charm Taiwan’s high-tech start-ups.

2016/06/22 | Edward White

INTERVIEW: Jason Hsu, the New Face of Taiwan’s KMT

Can one young entrepreneur reboot the Kuomintang and change the face of politics in Taiwan?

2016/06/17 | Bruce Jacobs

A Truth and Reconciliation Commission in Taiwan: Is It Necessary?

A Truth and Reconciliation Commission would have to make explicit how the government of Chiang Kai-shek and Chiang Ching-kuo was colonial, in that it was rule by outsiders in the interests of outsiders.