Taiwan Election Discussion Board

Taiwan Election Discussion Board

New Year Celebrations in Asia

Australia is among the first countries to welcome the new year. It forked out millions of dollars on fireworks for a big show over Sydney harbor…

Beijing, Washington closely watch Taiwan polls

Taiwan’s neck-and-neck presidential race will be closely watched by Beijing and Washington…

Chinese Character- “Wei” announced as Chinese Character of 2011

The character “Wei”, meaning “tiny” or “minute”, was announced as “the Chinese Character of 2011″ …

Curricula Vitae of the Candidates for the 13th President and Vice President (DDP)

  Candidacy Presidential Candidate Vice Presidential Candidate Name Tsai Ing-wen Su Jia-chyuan Born 1956 1956 Political Affiliation Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Education Bachelor of Laws, National Taiwan University, 1978 Master of [...]

Curricula Vitae of the Candidates for the 13th President and Vice President (KMT)

  Candidacy Presidential Candidate Vice Presidential Candidate Name Ma Ying-jeou Wu Den-yih Born 1950 1948 Political Affiliation Kuomintang (KMT) Kuomintang (KMT) Education Bachelor of Laws, National Taiwan University, 1972 Master of Laws, New York University, [...]

Curricula Vitae of the Candidates for the 13th President and Vice President (PFP)

  Candidacy Presidential Candidate Vice Presidential Candidate Name James Soong Lin Ruey-shiung Born 1942 1940 Political Affiliation People First Party (PFP) People First Party (PFP) Education Bachelor’s degree in Diplomacy, National Chengchi University, 1964 Master’s [...]

Taiwan’s birthrate drops to record low

The birthrate in Taiwan has dropped to one of the lowest in the world…

US Taiwan Diplomatic Immunity?

The issue of diplomatic immunity has been raised in the case of Jacqueline Liu, director-general of the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office (TECO) in Kansas City…

House panel wants US to supply new F-16s to Taiwan

House passes bills that require the president to sell no fewer than 66 F-16 C/D aircraft to Taiwan…