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2018/11/30 | Taiwan Insight
How Taiwan's 'Third Force' Parties Missed a Golden Electoral Opportunity
Third parties made breakthroughs in Taiwan's 2018 regional elections, but supporters are still left wondering what could have been.
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.
2017/12/18 | Brian Hioe
OPINION: Huang Kuo-chang Survives Recall Vote and Faces Uncertain Future
New Power Party Chair Huang Kuo-chang's survival of a recall vote without support from the Democratic Progressive Party opens a new chapter in his party's future.
2017/05/19 | Lin Fei-fan
Lin Fei-fan: Don’t Let The People Down Again
Lin Fei-fan, one of the student leaders in the 2014 protest that drew half a million people to the streets of Taipei, writes about the mounting dissatisfaction with Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen and her government as well as the hypocrisy of the international community.
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.
2016/07/14 | 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.
2016/01/16 | Olivia Yang
Third Party Power Stands Out from A Sea of Green in the New Legislative Yuan
Standing out from the sea of green and taking five seats in the Legislative Yuan, the New Power Party (NPP) is making a stand for the third force in Taiwan.
2016/01/15 | TNL 編輯
Rise of The Third Force in Taiwan; Black Metal Star Runs in Legislative Election
After the Sunflower Movement, Taiwan’s "third force” is thriving with the emergence of the New Power Party (NPP) that is mainly formed by activists from the younger generation. As these activist-turned-politicians are taking their political ambition from the barricades to the ballot box, Freddy Lim, the lead singer in the black metal band Chthonic and now a legislator candidate, is bringing the world’s attention to the changes of Taiwanese political traditions.