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Taiwan will hold presidential and legislative elections on January 16, 2016. Opinion polls show the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) is set to win. If it does, writes GIS guest expert Dr. Nicola Casarini, it will be the culmination of a trend that began with local elections in November 2014 when the country’s ruling party, the Kuomintang (KMT), suffered one of it...
Dr. Nicola Casarini
How far can the ruling party in Taiwan, the KMT, go in getting closer to China without being wiped out in elections. Results from the November 2014 elections resulted in the best electoral outcome to date for the opposition. This changed the political landscape in Taiwan and throws open the 2016 presidential election and its impact on China-Taiwan relations, writes...