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2021/02/25 | Hiro Fu

Jaw Shaw-Kong Wants To Make the Kuomintang Great Again. Can He?

Jaw has emerged as the latest figure touted as a savior of the KMT. There’s good reason to be skeptical.

2021/02/01 | Brian Hioe

What Does a Trending T-shirt Say About Taiwanese Identity and Politics?

りしれ供さ小, pronounced lí sī-leh kóng-siánn-siâu, would be a Taiwanese Hokkien phrase meaning “The heck are you saying?” Here’s what its ubiquity signals about Taiwan’s youth culture.

2020/06/20 | Hiro Fu

OPINION: The KMT Wants to Revise the 1992 Consensus. It Misses the Point.

The KMT's proposed revision of its policy toward China misses the point. Taiwan has largely moved on from the KMT's basic approach towards China.

2020/06/11 | TJ Ting

Han Kuo-yu’s Media ‘Kingmaker’ CtiTV May Be Next To Fall

If CtiTV, a pro-Han, pro-KMT media organization loses its permit, its channel space should be replaced with independent media like Taiwan's Public Television Service.

2020/06/10 | TNL Staff

Han Kuo-yu Accepts Fate; Revenge Recalls and Rally Planned by Supporters

Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu will not challenge the results of the referendum that ousted him from office. But his supporters have applied to hold a rally in Taipei, and citizens groups have launched campaigns to recall politicians who supported Han's removal.

2020/06/06 | Daphne K. Lee

Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu Recalled

Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu is the first elected Taiwanese politician to be ousted by a recall referendum.

2020/05/13 | TJ Ting

Han Kuo-yu’s Last-Ditch Gambit Against Recall Election

Han Kuo-yu faces a recall election on June 6. His play is to heighten contradictions, forcing voters to choose a side.

2020/01/10 | TNL Staff

Taiwan's 2020 General Elections: Live Map and Updates

View live polling results and analyses on Taiwan's 2020 presidential and legislative elections on January 11, 2020.

2019/12/22 | Jennifer Gunther

Kaohsiung Rocked by Two Conflicting Political Rallies Over the Weekend

500,000 protested in Kaohsiung on Saturday, calling to remove mayor Han Kuo-yu from office, while thousands of others marched in support of Han.

2019/10/16 | TNL Staff

Taiwan 2020: Who's Ahead in the Presidential Polls

A real-time estimate of who is likely to win Taiwan’s 2020 presidential election, based on an unweighted average of opinion polls conducted by various media outlets and political parties.

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.

2019/07/15 | 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.

2019/05/08 | Courtney Donovan Smith (石東文)

All Bets Are Off: An Overview of Taiwan’s 2020 Presidential Primaries

Besides the DPP and KMT primaries, there is still a lot left at play to determine who the candidates will be in Taiwan’s 2020 presidential election.