Written by Ketty W. Chen. As President Ma Ying-jeou touted economic liberalization, cross-Strait reconciliation and “a rational civil society” in his “National Day” speech, the…

Taps

October 9, 2013 0

Written by Paul R. Katz. It has been a rough few weeks for Taiwan’s young democracy (see the reports in The Economist and Washington Post).…

Double Ten Special Issue

October 8, 2013 0

His re-election may have been relatively uneventful, but Ma Ying-jeou’s second term has been anything but, with numerous grassroots popular protests, plunging approval ratings and…