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2019/08/06 | Machi Lee

OPINION: How Would Ko Wen-je Disrupt Taiwan's 2020 Presidential Election?

Why is Ko Wen-je, who almost lost his re-election and who has never declared a run for the presidency, widely considered to be a presidential hopeful?

2018/11/28 | David Green

ANALYSIS: DPP Eats Election Bitterness as Han Kuo-yu Leads KMT Revival

A catastrophic Democratic Progressive Party defeat leaves the party's strategy in pieces and paves the way for a hotly contested 2020 presidential race.

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.

2018/08/27 | TJ Ting

OPINION: DPP Spin Master Aims to Control Pasuya Yao's Mayoral Mayhem

The slick re-launch of Pasuya Yao's mayoral campaign drips with spin and begs the question: Can voters really complain when they vote on style over substance?

2020/12/02 | Nicholas Haggerty

Behind the Kao Chia-yu Saga

The media-driven spectacle surrounding Kao Chia-yu belies real political forces at play.

2021/05/17 | TNL Staff

Non-Resident Foreign Nationals Banned Entry to Taiwan as Surge in Infections Continues

Health minister Chen Shih-chung said Taiwan will ban entry to foreign nationals without a residence permit from May 19 to June 18, with exceptions for emergency and humanitarian purposes.

2019/08/26 | David Evans

OPINION: The Rise of Eccentric Third Parties in Taiwan and UK

In both the U.K. and Taiwan, a third force is disrupting the longtime two-party political balance.

2018/11/15 | New Bloom

OPINION: Ko-P Just Goes and Goes in Taipei Mayor TV Debate

Mayor Ko continued to offer the most convincing platform for Taipei mayor, and possibly beyond as well.