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Tsai Ing-Wen

Party may soften cross-strait policy

Taiwan's main opposition Democratic Progressive Party may see changes to its conservative cross-strait policy following the elections of its central executive and central standing committees.

Tuesday, 17 July, 2012, 12:00am

The real battle still looms for DPP veteran

Taiwan's main opposition Democratic Progressive Party elects a new chairman tomorrow, setting the scene for a tilt at the presidential election in 2016.

26 May 2012 - 12:00am

Who said it?

The biggest lesson we have learned is that we must formulate a new approach towards China

Defeated Taiwan presidential candidate Dr Tsai Ing-wen

For far too long, we have seen squabbling within the Labor Party. Australians are rightly sick of this

Prime Minister Julia Gillard, who has called a leadership ballot

24 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

DPP seeks to build ties with mainland

Taiwan's opposition Democratic Progressive Party is mulling ways to better interact with Beijing and mainlanders following its defeat in last month's presidential election.

24 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Lessons we can learn from successful Taiwan election

As the Chinese saying goes, 'Three shoemakers are better than one Master Zhu', referring to the smartest military genius in ancient China. Sure, the shoemakers may not be as smart as Master Zhu, but through debate, the ideas they come up with will often be well thought out.

2 Feb 2012 - 12:00am

Reports on 'regional leader' reflect concern

Mainland media offered timely reports on the election of Taiwan's 'regional leader' yesterday - with analysts saying the coverage reflected mainlanders' concerns about the future of cross-strait ties and their interest in Taiwanese-style democracy.

15 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Ripple effects

What happens in Taiwan is of great national and international significance. On Saturday, its18 million eligible voters will elect their next president. Moreover, legislative elections are being held concurrently for the first time.

As usual in Taiwan politics, the most mud-slinging and finger-pointing among the candidates is over how to deal with the mainland.

13 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Ma on final crusade for votes

With the election just a day away, Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou has been criss-crossing the island in a last-ditch effort to widen his projected lead and secure himself a second term.

13 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

U.S. unusually involved ahead of Taiwan elections

As it pushes ahead with its mission to strengthen its presence in Asia against a backdrop of economic uncertainty at home, the United States is making a concerted effort to ensure that the status quo is maintained in Taiwan.

12 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Who said it?

I detest this kind of snooping and will by no means allow it to happen

Taiwan's President Ma Ying-jeou, denying reports of spying on opposition leader DR. Tsai Ing-wen

Welcome to Twitter. I've left you a Happy New Year message on my voicemail!

4 Jan 2012 - 12:00am

Ma puts the heat on Tsai Ing-wen in election debate

Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou used the third and final round of a widely watched televised presidential debate to challenge Democratic Progressive Party opponent Dr Tsai Ing-wen to spell out her stand on independence for the island.

18 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Who said it?

I dare you to accept that. Particularly 'no independence'

Taiwan's President Ma Ying-jeou asks the opposition's Dr Tsai Ing-wen to adopt his policy of 'no independence, no unification and no war'

I liked Hong Kong so much that I spent the last 10 years trying to figure out how we can have more places like it

4 Dec 2011 - 12:00am

Taiwan opens door to more mainland ties

In another change of policy on one of the thorny issues dogging cross-strait relations, Taiwan has proposed the eventual opening of formal liaison offices in Beijing and Taipei.

Dr Lai Shin-yuan, chairwoman of the island's Mainland Affairs Council, said yesterday that it was something that should be encouraged and pursued gradually.

19 Oct 2011 - 12:00am

Who said it?

What is your hotel room number?

Mystery woman poses the best question of the day to Hollywood heartthrob George Clooney at a CLSA Investors' forum

We have told the US that we are confident that we would be able to maintain peaceful relations between the two sides of the Taiwan Strait if the DPP took power again

22 Sep 2011 - 12:00am

Taiwan's Ma 'may visit the mainland'

Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou could become the first president of the island to visit the mainland if he wins a second term, says his most trusted aide, King Pu-tsung, who adds Ma might also sign a peace agreement with Beijing.

13 Sep 2011 - 12:00am