Tuesday, November 18, 2014
In Taiwan's political landscape, Northern Taiwan is dominated by supporters of the ruling Kuomintang (KMT) party while supporters of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) populate the south.2 Comments
Monday, November 17, 2014
On the night of July 31, a series of gas explosions ripped Kaohsiung City apart. They were explosions on a scale unknown in the city, resulting in 30 people dead and more than 300 injured.4 Comments
Saturday, November 15, 2014
Friday, November 14, 2014
“So where are you from?” New Taipei mayoral candidate Yu Shyi-kun (游錫堃) asked me soon after we sat down for the interview.3 Comments
Thursday, November 13, 2014
With a bright smile and dressed casually, New Taipei City Mayor Eric Chu (朱立倫) formally announced his re-election campaign slogan “Doer,” alluding to both his efforts as mayor in elevating the status of New Taipei City over the last four years and what his motto will be in the coming four years should he win re-election.1 Comment
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
TAIPEI, Taiwan -- For a city whose citizens have been criticized for being cold and indifferent, Taipei is blazing with unconstrained excitement for the upcoming mayoral elections.
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
Perhaps less than a year ago, he was still known as the outstanding physician that enjoyed shooting off his mouth, winning the hearts of many young people with his gall when challenging authority.
Monday, November 10, 2014
Fresh from a terse debate with his main opponent in the upcoming elections, Sean Lien (連勝文) is congratulated by some for his brisk manner and lively gestures that widened the age gap between him and independent candidate Ko Wen-je (柯文哲).10 Comments
Saturday, November 8, 2014
As a home to dozens of military bases with tens of thousands military dependents, northern Taoyuan County has long been regarded as a traditional Kuomintang (KMT) and pan-blue stronghold.
Friday, November 7, 2014