Democracy

民主(希臘語:δημοκρατία,轉寫:dìmokratía)(又稱民主制、民主主義,舊譯為德謨克拉西、德先生),原意指人民的權力,是政體的一種形式,當中人民擁有平等參與公共政策的參與權。 --來自 維基百科


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2016/10/18 | Suzanne Pepper

What is Dividing Hong Kong’s Localists?

Hong Kong's 'lost' right to self-determination lies at the heart of the localist argument.

2016/09/20 | Yuan-ling Liang

Chinese Censors Delete Hong Kong Artists' Music Online

Denise Ho, a popular Hong Kong pro-democracy advocate, and several artists have seen their work disappear from a number of popular online music platforms.

2016/09/13 | Yuan-ling Liang

Police Ban Pictures of China's Latest 'Democracy Village' Riots

Chinese police clash with villagers and chase their tails online after more trouble emerges in China's 'democracy village.'

2016/09/12 | Hongyu Wang

OP-ED: A Victory for Hong Kong’s Spirit

Yau Wai-ching’s victory is a victory for everyone who wishes to break the barriers of repressive politics in Hong Kong.

2016/09/10 | Merriden Varrall

Hong Kong Election Results: A Challenge to China's Immutability

Unless Beijing quickly and radically changes its approach to winning over Hong Kong hearts and minds, it will be an enormous challenge for the government to convince the population that its interests are best served by being part of China.

2016/08/26 | Ja Ian Chong

Minority Rights, the Presidency, and Constitutional Change in Singapore

Making it easier for minorities to stand for and win elections for head of state may be symbolic, but that is insufficient. A fuller, more open public discussion would be more useful than tokenism.

2016/08/25 | Mark Harrison

President Tsai's Apology: Signaling the Modern Taiwan

'The apology to Taiwan’s indigenous peoples will further the cause of indigenous rights, but also signals the distinctive modern society and polity that Taiwan has become.'

2016/08/18 | J. Michael Cole

INTERVIEW: A Conversation With NED President Carl Gershman

‘Accountability means elections, an independent media that can watch over, a judiciary, and an active, mobilized civil society, which is what you had with the Sunflower Movement. That’s the price of democracy. That’s what makes democracy work.’

2016/08/16 | Edward White

Singapore’s Controversial New Contempt of Court Bill Passes amid Growing Concern

The daughter of Singapore’s founding father says she is amazed more Singaporeans have not protested the new contempt of court laws.

2016/08/16 | Hsu Chia-yu

Pro-Independence HK High School Students Hit Back After Government Warning

High school students are criticizing Hong Kong authorities after a crackdown on the increasingly popular independence movement.

2016/08/15 | J. Michael Cole

OP-ED: There's a Vaccine Against China's United Front Tactics

As long as Taiwan’s democratic institutions remain healthy, China’s multifaceted propaganda efforts against it won’t find the oxygen they need to prosper.

2016/08/04 | Edward White

Thailand Referendum a ‘Vote at the Barrel of a Gun'

Politicians from around Southeast Asia have hit out at the constitutional referendum taking place in Thailand on Sunday.

2016/08/04 | Suzanne Pepper

ANALYSIS: Political Vetting in the Hong Kong Election

The principle of official political vetting has now been applied in Hong Kong over the issue of independence.

2016/07/15 | Edward White

Hong Kong’s Pro-Independence Politicians Mull 'One China' Pledge

Pro-independence activists planning to stand in the upcoming elections are mulling a controversial new requirement for candidates to sign a declaration that Hong Kong is part of China. Some pro-democracy legislators say they will not sign.

2016/07/12 | Suzanne Pepper

Beijing Pushes Back: A Referendum on 8.31?

The electoral reform project in Hong Kong will be revived...with the same Beijing-mandated framework, the same arguments, and the same official players. Only the action plan will be different.

2016/07/11 | Yuan-ling Liang

Taiwan Joins Hands with Mongolia on Democracy

Two weeks after major elections in Mongolia, the Taiwan Foundation for Democracy holds a forum in the region to promote democratic awareness.

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.