Tag Archives: Democratic Progressive Party

Taiwan’s Young Rise Up

Young Taiwanese, inspired by the Sunflower Movement to become more politically active and serve as government watchdogs, played a crucial role in determining the outcome of Taiwan’s recent elections.

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Taiwan: The Next Democracy in Crisis?

While political protests are a seemingly common affair in Taiwan, takeovers of parliament have been unprecedented. One day earlier, on 17 March, the ruling Kuomintang party (KMT) said an initial review of a service trade pact with mainland China was complete, skipping directly to a final review in parliament on 8 April. The opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has opposed any moves that …

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