Sino File by Cary Huang
The KMT’s election win in Taiwan has nothing to do with Beijing
- The city and county polls have seen the mainland-friendly Kuomintang resoundingly defeat the independence-leaning Democratic Progressive Party
- But look closer, and they have more to do with people’s livelihoods than cross-strait relations
Cary Huang is a veteran China affairs columnist, having written on this topic since the early 1990s. He joined the Post in 2004, and was based in Beijing between 2005 and 2013, first as a correspondent and then as bureau chief. He was previously China editor at The Standard from 1992 until 2004.