China Policy Institute Blog

A Green Cross-Strait Relationship

By Chun-Yi Lee. “It is not easy for people outside of Taiwan to learn and communicate with the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) directly about its Cross-Strait Policy. This is why Dr. Tsai Ing-wen, the former Chair of the DPP, and her recent seminar recently were so attractive to not only university staff and students at …

Taiwan elections: good for democracy and stability

By Steve Tsang. Taiwan has just had a set of good elections. ¬†President Ma Ying-jeou and his Kuomintang (KMT) have won a second term with a convincing majority. But the elections had been tightly fought and the result of the presidential contest uncertain right until the end.¬† A genuinely competitive election confirms that the democratic …