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    Taiwan politics 結果共77筆

  • Ma Ying-jeou calls for cross-strait peace, collaboration

    Former President Ma Ying-jeou’s visit to Sun Yat-sen’s birthplace stirs emotions as he emphasizes the need for peace, unity, and prosperity between Taiwan and China, invoking the revolutionary leader’s teachings for future generations.
    2024/04/02 17:39
  • Hsiao defends Ma Ying-jeou’s China visit amid DPP criticism

    Hsiao Hsu-tsen of the Ma Ying-jeou Foundation vows to confront DPP smear campaign ahead of Ma Ying-jeou’s China visit. He emphasizes one-China constitution and calls for DPP to address issues hindering cross-strait peace. Criticizes President Tsai’s two-state theory and warns of endless strife if constitutional issues not faced. Historical and cultural ties between Taiwan and China highlighted amid upcoming visit to Mausoleum of the Yellow Emperor.
    2024/03/26 16:09
  • DPP urges Ma to affirm Taiwan’s sovereignty in China visit

    DPP Caucus Whip Wu Szu-yao urges former President Ma Ying-jeou to assert Taiwan’s sovereignty during his upcoming visit to China. Criticizing the KMT for scheduling the visit during a sensitive period, Wu emphasizes the importance of aligning with Taiwan’s mainstream public opinion. She warns against sending the wrong message and calls for the assertion of Taiwan’s sovereignty, particularly regarding Taiping Island.
    2024/03/25 17:20
  • Taichung Mayor Lu Shiow-yen tops approval ratings

    Discover the latest insights into potential KMT presidential candidates in Taiwan as Taichung Mayor Lu Shiow-yen emerges as a frontrunner with a 62% approval rating. Learn about the dynamics within the Kuomintang and the challenges Lu may face in the 2028 Presidential Election.
    2024/03/13 12:32
  • Taiwan premier urges in-depth study on absentee voting law

    Premier Chen Chien-jen and Central Election Commission Chairman Li Chin-yung discuss the proposed changes to Taiwan’s voting laws, focusing on absentee voting and voting by mail. Chen emphasizes the importance of research to ensure citizen rights and election security, while Li raises concerns about potential foreign interference. The Democratic Progressive Party expresses skepticism, fearing loopholes for Chinese influence, while Li suggests starting with a referendum and implementing "transfer voting" as a reference for future studies. Li stresses the need to carefully consider electoral reforms to protect voting rights and secret balloting.
    2024/03/11 18:17
  • Evan Medeiros analyzes US, China changing domestic politics

    Former NSC senior director Evan Medeiros delves into US-China dynamics, highlighting Congress’s focus on China issues and Xi Jinping’s domestic policy shifts. As the US elections approach, Medeiros urges resilience and diversification in global relations.
    2024/02/21 17:28
  • What’s next for Lai Ching-te, the minority president?

    Explore the challenges facing Lai Ching-te’s administration with a minority in Taiwan’s Legislative Yuan. Experts weigh in on strategies for effective governance, drawing lessons from past leaders and considering the coalition government as a pathway to overcoming legislative gridlock.
    2024/02/13 08:00
  • Exploring Taiwan’s democratic challenges at FICA

    Taiwan takes center stage at the 30th Festival International des Cinémas d’Asie (FICA) in Paris as the theme country, showcasing a range of films from the martial law era to the works of new directors. Filmmaker Jean-Robert Thomann, who holds dual citizenship from France and Taiwan, presents his latest documentary, "Taiwan, Chronicle of a Threatened Democracy," in FICA’s documentary competition. The film, shot between 2021 and 2023, delves into the challenges faced by Taiwan’s democratic process, examining major referendums and the Taichung legislator election. Thomann believes Taiwan’s global recognition extends beyond seeking a seat in the United Nations, emphasizing the importance of parliamentary links, cultural and economic exchanges, and soft power rooted in creativity. He hopes his documentary will deepen French audiences’ understanding of Taiwan and inspire further exploration of the country. Thomann highlights that threats to Taiwan are not only external but also internal, with social media manipulation and fake news posing challenges to democracies worldwide. Despite these challenges, Thomann regards Taiwan as a remarkable example of democracy, particularly in Asia, and remains optimistic about the island’s democratic system. "Taiwan, Chronicle of a Threatened Democracy" premiered at FICA and is set to be screened in France, Taiwan, and Sweden.
    2024/02/07 14:32
  • Huang Shan-shan to bid for legislative speaker seat for TPP

    The Taiwan People’s Party announces the nomination of Huang Shan-shan for the Legislative Yuan’s speaker position, signaling a significant shift in Taiwan’s political scene and a new path of civicism.
    2024/01/31 16:28
  • KMT head demands party unity ahead of speaker vote

    As Taiwan prepares for the inauguration of its 11th Legislative Yuan, KMT chairman Eric Chu emphasizes the need for party unity and transparent elections. Chu critiques potential deceptive tactics by the DPP and advocates for significant parliamentary reforms and a collaborative effort to foster a renewed democratic atmosphere in Taiwan.
    2024/01/31 15:21
  • TPP maintains silence on legislative speaker endorsement

    Read about the strategic silence of the Taiwan People’s Party as they prepare to reveal their endorsements for the speaker and deputy speaker positions. With the new legislature’s inauguration on the horizon, the TPP’s decision is eagerly awaited by both the DPP and KMT, setting the stage for a significant shift in Taiwan’s legislative landscape.
    2024/01/30 17:02
  • Taiwan and Lithuania strengthen ties in defense of democracy

    Legislative Speaker You Si-kun met with a Lithuanian delegation led by Matas Maldeikis, chairman of the Lithuania-Taiwan parliamentary friendship group. The meeting highlighted Taiwan’s recent election, which had a voter turnout of over 70%, as a clear message from the Taiwanese people to defend democratic freedom and national sovereignty. The delegation included three deputy speakers of the Lithuanian parliament and eight other cross-party lawmakers. Speaker You noted that 2024 is a "super election year" globally, with Taiwan being the second country to hold elections this year. He also expressed his wishes for Lithuania’s upcoming presidential and parliamentary elections in May and October 2024. The speaker emphasized that elections represent the "possibility of choice," "freedom to participate in politics," and "protection of speech," which are rights unfathomable under authoritarian rule. He called on global democratic allies to unite in facing authoritarian challenges and safeguarding democracy and prosperity worldwide. Speaker You expressed gratitude for Lithuania’s support and highlighted the countries’ cooperation on humanitarian aid, particularly in helping Ukrainian students return to school.
    2024/01/26 18:06
  • TPP emerges as new force in Taiwan’s political landscape

    Explore the latest developments in Taiwan’s political landscape following the recent legislative election. Learn about the new balance of power in the Legislative Yuan, the rise of the TPP, and the focus on domestic issues over cross-strait relations. Understand how these election results reflect changing voter sentiments in Taiwan’s vibrant democracy.
    2024/01/15 17:07
  • Surgeon-turned-politician vies for presidency in Taiwan

    In a significant moment for Taiwan’s democracy, TPP candidate Ko Wen-je rallied supporters in Taipei on the eve of the general elections, aiming to alter the long-standing political landscape dominated by KMT and DPP. His campaign, focusing on pragmatic reforms and targeting the youth vote, signifies a potential shift in Taiwan’s political dynamics.
    2024/01/12 15:15
  • Taiwan gears up for critical legislative election

    Taiwan is poised for significant political changes with its upcoming presidential and legislative elections on Jan. 13. The elections could result in a shift in legislative power, potentially leading to a divided minority government, and highlight the importance of inter-party cooperation in Taiwan’s political landscape.
    2024/01/11 17:03
  • DPP candidates focus on democracy ahead of Taiwan elections

    Explore the implications of Taiwan’s upcoming election on Jan. 13, as DPP candidates Lai Ching-te and Hsiao Bi-khim outline their vision for democracy, relations with China, and the island’s role in global politics.
    2024/01/09 21:18
  • Taiwan’s voting procedure and polling station rules

    As Taiwan approaches its general election on January 13, voters are reminded to bring essential items like their ID, chop, and voter notice. Strict rules at polling stations and a ban on electioneering highlight the importance of adherence to procedures for a smooth election process.
    2024/01/09 20:09
  • TPP aims to attract older voters through young supporters

    In an innovative approach to the upcoming Jan. 13 elections, TPP supporters, led by YouTuber "Yes Ranger," embark on a journey with a large balloon resembling candidate Ko Wen-je, aiming to appeal to older voters while addressing Taiwan’s economic challenges.
    2024/01/09 19:56
  • TPP, KMT candidates display rare civility in election season

    Taiwan’s election season sees a rare moment of civility as Taiwan People’s Party’s Ko Wen-je and Kuomintang’s Lee Min-hsuan exchange well-wishes in Kaohsiung. Mixed public reactions and political challenges mark Ko’s campaign journey in this DPP stronghold.
    2024/01/07 17:18
  • TPP’s Ko Wen-je rallies for change in Taichung

    Taiwan People’s Party (TPP) presidential candidate Ko Wen-je held a rally in Taichung, urging supporters to transcend traditional Blue and Green politics. The event drew a large crowd, demonstrating strong support for Ko. During his speech, Ko expressed gratitude and reassured the audience that victory is close. He emphasized the need for better transportation systems and highlighted the potential of local industries. Ko questioned whether the Kuomintang (KMT) can effectively address day-to-day problems. He appealed to voters to set aside traditional political divides and focus on the electorate’s concerns.
    2024/01/07 10:41
  • Jaw Shaw-kong takes unique stance to win over young voters

    Kuomintang vice presidential candidate Jaw Shaw-kong, in a recent university Q&A session, stressed his individual stance separate from the KMT, aiming to attract young voters and promote reform within the party as Taiwan’s elections approach.
    2024/01/06 17:12
  • KMT unveils secret weapon to win voters’ hearts

    As Taiwan’s 2024 elections near, the Kuomintang (KMT) introduces the "KMT girls" campaign group, spearheaded by Chairman Eric Chu. This strategic move, focusing on women’s empowerment and targeting diverse voter groups, signifies a fresh approach in the party’s bid for electoral success.
    2024/01/04 20:10
  • Ko Wen-je slams KMT for shady tactics in Taiwan elections

    Taiwan People’s Party (TPP) presidential candidate Ko Wen-je criticizes the Kuomintang (KMT) for engaging in power politics and diverting attention from their own shortcomings. Ko questions the credibility of KMT’s vice-presidential candidate, Jaw Shaw-kong, who expressed intentions to discuss potential premier candidates with Ko and Foxconn founder Terry Gou if elected. Ko believes Jaw’s remarks disqualify him as a competent candidate.
    2024/01/04 15:12
  • China’s tactics to sway Taiwan votes exposed by envoy

    China’s alleged interference in Taiwan’s 2024 presidential election has been highlighted by Taiwan’s Representative to Australia, Douglas Hsu. In an article published in the Australian Financial Review (AFR), Hsu cited instances where China’s Central Propaganda Department ordered Taiwanese band Mayday and South Korean singer Tzuyu to publicly endorse Beijing’s view on Taiwan’s status. The AFR report emphasizes that China has been interfering in Taiwan’s elections since 1996, using tactics such as military exercises, economic threats, and disinformation campaigns. Hsu noted that Chinese President Xi Jinping’s recent New Year’s address, asserting the "inevitable historical trend" of reunification, only strengthens Taiwanese people’s desire for self-determination. Hsu expressed confidence in the Taiwanese people’s ability to discern harmful influences and make their own choices. The AFR, a prominent Australian newspaper specializing in international economics, finance, and politics, published the article.
    2024/01/04 14:39
  • VP hopefuls play key roles in Taiwan’s upcoming election

    Discover how Taiwan’s vice presidential candidates, including Hsiao Bi-khim and Jaw Shaw-kong, are making unprecedented waves in the current elections. Explore their influence on Taiwanese politics and the potential shift in the presidential race.
    2024/01/02 16:05
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