Taiwan’s Congress-gate

October 28, 2013 0

Written by Chris Wang. What was perceived as President Ma Ying-jeou’s well-crafted political conspiracy to remove Legislative Speaker Wang Jin-pyng, Ma’s Chinese Nationalist Party (Kuomintang,…

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).…

Written by Ming-sho Ho. This past summer saw a record-high temperature of 39.3 degree Celsius in Taipei city. Befittingly Taiwan’s social protests were fueled by…

Crisis in the KMT

September 21, 2013 0

Written by Michael Turton. Two weeks ago President Ma Ying-jeou of Taiwan decided to drop a giant rock into the torpid waters of the island's…