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2020/09/08 | TNL Staff

Taiwan's Opposition Party Says No to American Pork

Food safety concerns have triggered domestic political debate in Taiwan over allowing the import of U.S. pork containing ractopamine, a leanness-enhancing additive.

2018/12/13 | Courtney Donovan Smith (石東文)

ANALYSIS: Why the KMT’s Wang Jin-pyng Won Big at Local Polls

Who will the KMT run for president in 2020, Chairman Wu Den-yih, former Legislative Speaker Wang Jin-pyng, or another challenger candidate?

2018/09/17 | If Lin

INFOGRAPHIC: How Taiwan's Presidents Speak About Taiwan and China

Taiwan’s leaders have bounced between terms when referring to Taiwan and China, with Tsai Ing-wen notably abandoning the usual lexicon.

2017/03/28 | TNL Staff

Former Taiwan President Innocent of Leaking Classified Information

The former president has been cleared of several violations related to a wiretapping case in 2013.

2017/03/17 | Brian Hioe

What Does Ma Ying-jeou's Indictment Mean For Taiwan's Democracy?

With the indictment of former Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou, Brian Hioe observes that Ma facing jail time 'may threaten the international perception of Taiwan as a democracy.'

2017/03/14 | TNL Staff

Taiwan Reacts to Former President Ma's Indicment

DPP spokesperson says Ma and Huang have 'seriously damaged' Taiwan’s democracy, and Ma’s indictment proves he interfered in legal procedures.

2016/08/26 | ZiQing Low

Former President Ma Says 'No Thanks' to Nobel Peace Prize Effort

Ma Ying-jeou says the move is 'unsuitable.' The group also plans to nominate Chinese President Xi Jinping.

2016/08/11 | Hsu Chia-yu

Ma Quizzed on Taiwan’s Capital, International Students Respond

'I was afraid that Ma would give some politically incorrect answers. If he did so, then we, the Chinese students, would probably have to do something to protest against it.'

2016/06/16 | J. Michael Cole

Ma Ying-jeou’s Great SOPA Whitewash

The former Taiwanese president had a golden opportunity to give hope to embattled journalists in Hong Kong. He blew it.

2016/06/13 | Shuhei Omi

Ma Blocked from Hong Kong: Security Risk or Political Football?

The Tsai administration has rejected former president Ma’s application to travel to Hong Kong, inciting finger-pointing from both sides of Taiwan’s politics.