Tuesday, 19 January 2016

Taiwan elects first woman president- find out more with our academic links

Last week Taiwan elected its first woman president.
She has an official website and Facebook page which offer insight into policies and campaigns.

The central Election Commission has background on the electoral system. It also created a 2016 election page with official results in English. The National News Agency Focus Taiwan provides free access to recent articles.

News reports can be viewed on these websites:
New York Times
Taipei Times
South China Morning Post.
Deutsche Welt

Think tank assessments of the possible impact and background

Carnegie Endowment background paper from september 2015
 C-span video discussion from experts about the election. September 2015
Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada assessment
CRS insight - Jan 12th 2016, prepared for members of congress
China Focus - simulation of results conducted before the poll
Academic discussion from the Conversation blog 
University of Nottingham - China Policy Blog 
Frozen Garlic blog from Nathan Batto an Assistant Research Fellow at the Institute of Political Science, Academia Sinica and Jointly Appointed Assistant Research Fellow at the Election Study Center, National Chengchi University.

 Taiwan Brain Trust is a foreign policy Institute dealing with cross-straits relations. Its website has news and reports

 Taiwan Foundation for Democracy has background news and report son the state of democracy in the region



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