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Annette Lu Hsiu-lien (born 7 June 1944) is a Taiwanese politician.
Anti-communism is opposition to communism.
The Anti-Secession Law is a law of the People's Republic of China (PRC), passed by the 3rd Session of the 10th National People's Congress.
Centre-left politics or center-left politics (American English), also referred to as moderate-left politics, is an adherence to views leaning to the left-wing, but closer to the centre on the left–right political spectrum than other left-wing variants.
In politics, centrism—the centre (British English/Canadian English/Australian English) or the center (American English/Philippine English)—is a political outlook or specific position that involves acceptance or support of a balance of a degree of social equality and a degree of social hierarchy, while opposing political changes which would result in a significant shift of society either strongly to the left or the right.
Chai Trong-rong (13 June 1935 – 11 January 2014), sometimes known in English as Trong Chai, was a Taiwanese politician.
Chauvinism is a form of extreme patriotism and a belief in national superiority and glory.
Chen Chien-jen (born 6 June 1951) is the Vice President of the Republic of China (Taiwan).
Chen Shui-bian (born October 12, 1950) is a retired Taiwanese politician and lawyer who served as President of the Republic of China (Taiwan) from 2000 to 2008.
China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a unitary one-party sovereign state in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with a population of around /1e9 round 3 billion.
Chinese (re)unification, more specifically Cross-strait (re)unification, is the irredentist concept of Greater China that expresses the goal of unifying the People's Republic of China and Taiwan into a single sovereign state.
The Council of Asian Liberals and Democrats (CALD) is a regional organization of liberal and democratic political parties in Asia.
Cross-Strait relations or Taiwan-China relations, Mainland–Taiwan relations are the relations between the following two political entities, which are separated by the Taiwan Strait in the west Pacific Ocean.
The culture of Taiwan is a blend of Confucianist Han Chinese and Taiwanese aborigines cultures, which are often perceived in both traditional and modern understandings.
The Democratic Progressive Party chairmanship by-election of 2006 was held on January 15, 2006 in Taiwan.
Economic liberalism is an economic system organized on individual lines, which means the greatest possible number of economic decisions are made by individuals or households rather than by collective institutions or organizations.
The February 28 Incident or the February 28 Massacre, also known as the 2.28 Incident (from), was an anti-government uprising in Taiwan that was violently suppressed by the Kuomintang-led Republic of China government, which killed thousands of civilians beginning on 28 February 1947.
The Four Noes and One Without, also known as the Four Noes was a pledge by former President of the Republic of China Chen Shui-bian made in his inauguration speech on 20 May 2000, concerning the political status of Taiwan.
Frank Hsieh Chang-ting (born May 18, 1946) is a Taiwanese politician.
The Grand Hotel, is a landmark located at Yuanshan (圓山) in Zhongshan District, Taipei, Taiwan.
The Hoklo people are Han Chinese people whose traditional ancestral homes are in Fujian, South China.
Hsu Hsin-liang (born 27 May 1941 in Chūreki, Shinchiku Prefecture, Japanese Taiwan (modern-day Zhongli, Taoyuan, Taiwan) is a Taiwanese politician, formerly Chairman of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP). He was a supporter of the Pan-Blue Coalition from 2000 to 2008 but then supported the DPP in the 2008 presidential election.
Huang Hsin-chieh (August 20, 1928 – November 30, 1999) was a Taiwanese politician, Taipei city council member, National Assembly representative, Legislative Yuan legislator, publishers of Formosa Magazine.
Human rights are moral principles or normsJames Nickel, with assistance from Thomas Pogge, M.B.E. Smith, and Leif Wenar, December 13, 2013, Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy,, Retrieved August 14, 2014 that describe certain standards of human behaviour and are regularly protected as natural and legal rights in municipal and international law.
The human rights record in Taiwan is generally held to have experienced significant transformation since the 1990s.
An independent or nonpartisan politician is an individual politician not affiliated with any political party.
James Soong Chu-yu (born 16 March 1942) is a Taiwanese politician.
The Justice Alliance was one of the largest factions of the Democratic Progressive Party, founded in 1991 by Chen Shui-bian.
Kaohsiung City (Hokkien POJ: Ko-hiông; Hakka: Kô-hiùng; old names: Takao, Takow, Takau) is a special municipality located in southern-western Taiwan and facing the Taiwan Strait.
The Kaohsiung Incident, also known as the Formosa Incident, the Meilidao Incident or the Formosa Magazine incident, was the result of pro-democracy demonstrations that occurred in Kaohsiung, Taiwan, on 10 December 1979.
Ker Chien-ming (born 8 September 1951), is a Taiwanese politician.
The Kuomintang of China (KMT; often translated as the Nationalist Party of China) is a major political party in the Republic of China on Taiwan, based in Taipei and is currently the opposition political party in the Legislative Yuan.
Lee Teng-hui (born 15 January 1923) is a Taiwanese politician.
The Legislative Yuan is the unicameral legislature of the Republic of China now based in Taiwan.
Liberal International (LI) is a political international federation for liberal political parties.
This article gives an overview of liberalism in Taiwan.
Lien Chan (born August 27, 1936, in Xi'an, China) is a politician in Taiwan.
Lin Yi-hsiung (born August 24, 1941) is a politician from Taiwan.
Ma Ying-jeou (born 13 July 1950), also spelled as Ma Yingjiu, is a Hong Kong-born Taipei-based politician who served as the eighteenth President of the Republic of China from 2008 to 2016 as well as sixth under the 1947 Constitution.
Mainland China, also known as the Chinese mainland, is the geopolitical as well as geographical area under the direct jurisdiction of the People's Republic of China (PRC).
A major party is a political party that holds substantial influence in a country's politics, standing in contrast to a minor party.
Martial law is the imposition of direct military control of normal civilian functions of government, especially in response to a temporary emergency such as invasion or major disaster, or in an occupied territory. Martial law can be used by governments to enforce their rule over the public.
The Ministry of Education of the Republic of China (MOE) is the ministry responsible for incorporating educational policies and managing public schools in the Republic of China (Taiwan) and has Overseas Education Divisions all over the world.
Mongolia (Monggol Ulus in Mongolian; in Mongolian Cyrillic) is a landlocked unitary sovereign state in East Asia.
Nationalism is a political, social, and economic system characterized by the promotion of the interests of a particular nation, especially with the aim of gaining and maintaining sovereignty (self-governance) over the homeland.
The New Party (NP), formerly the Chinese New Party (CNP), is a Chinese nationalist political party in Taiwan, supporting Chinese unification of China and part of the pan-blue coalition.
The New Tide faction was one of the factions of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) in Taiwan before the party voted to dissolve all factions in 2006.
One Country on Each Side is a concept originated the Democratic Progressive Party government led by Chen Shui-bian, the former President of the Republic of China (2000–2008), regarding the political status of Taiwan.
"One China policy" is a policy saying that there is only one country of China, despite the fact that there are two governments, China (officially the People's Republic of China) and Taiwan (officially the Republic of China), with the official name of China.
A one-party state, single-party state, one-party system, or single-party system is a type of state in which one political party has the right to form the government, usually based on the existing constitution.
The pan-Blue coalition, pan-Blue force or pan-Blue groups is a loose political coalition in Taiwan (Republic of China), consisting of the Kuomintang (KMT), the People First Party (PFP), New Party (CNP), and Minkuotang (MKT).
The pan-Green coalition, pan-Green force or pan-Green groups is a loose political coalition in Taiwan (Republic of China), consisting of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), Taiwan Solidarity Union (TSU), Taiwan Independence Party (TAIP), and Taiwan Constitution Association (TCA).
Peng Ming-min (born 15 August 1923) is a noted democracy activist, advocate of Taiwan independence, and politician.
The People First Party (PFP) is a centre-right political party in Taiwan (Republic of China).
A political party is an organised group of people, often with common views, who come together to contest elections and hold power in government.
In politics, populism refers to a range of approaches which emphasise the role of "the people" and often juxtapose this group against "the elite".
The President of the Executive Yuan, commonly known as the Premier of Republic of China (sometimes as Prime Minister), is the head of the Executive Yuan, the executive branch of the Republic of China on Taiwan.
The President of Taiwan, officially the President of the Republic of China, is the head of state and the head of government of Taiwan.
Racism is the belief in the superiority of one race over another, which often results in discrimination and prejudice towards people based on their race or ethnicity.
The referendums in Taiwan are governed by the Referendum Act of Taiwan, which was enacted by the Legislative Yuan in December 2003.
In law, resolution is a written motion adopted by a deliberative body.
The Resolution on Taiwan's Future is a document ratified by the Democratic Progressive Party during its eighth annual national assembly on May 7–8, 1999 in the southern port-city of Kaohsiung.
The ruling party or governing party in a democratic parliamentary system is the incumbent political party or coalition of the majority in parliament, that administers the affairs of state.
The right of people to self-determination is a cardinal principle in modern international law (commonly regarded as a jus cogens rule), binding, as such, on the United Nations as authoritative interpretation of the Charter's norms.
Shih Ming-teh (施明德, born 15 January 1941) commonly known as Chairman Shih, is a political activist in Taiwan and was once a political prisoner for 25-and-a-half years.
Anti-Chinese sentiment, Sinophobia (from Late Latin Sinae "China" and Greek φόβος, phobos, "fear"), or Chinophobia is a sentiment against China, its people, overseas Chinese, or Chinese culture.
Social liberalism (also known as modern liberalism or egalitarian liberalism) is a political ideology and a variety of liberalism that endorses a market economy and the expansion of civil and political rights while also believing that the legitimate role of the government includes addressing economic and social issues such as poverty, health care and education.
Su Chia-chyuan (born 22 October 1956) is a Taiwanese politician of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP).
Su Tseng-chang (born 28 July 1947) is a Taiwanese politician.
The Sunflower Student Movement is associated with a protest movement driven by a coalition of students and civic groups that came to a head on March 18 and 10 April 2014, in the Legislative Yuan and, later, also the Executive Yuan of Taiwan.
Taipei, officially known as Taipei City, is the capital and a special municipality of Taiwan (officially known as the Republic of China, "ROC").
Taiwan, officially the Republic of China (ROC), is a state in East Asia.
General elections were held in Taiwan, officially the Republic of China, on Saturday, 16 January 2016 to elect the 14th President and Vice President of the Republic of China, and all 113 members of the ninth Legislative Yuan.
The Taiwan independence movement is a political movement to pursue formal independence of Taiwan, Goals for independence have arisen from international law in relation to the 1952 Treaty of San Francisco.
The Election for the 2nd Legislative Yuan were held in Taiwan on 19 December 1992.
The Election for the 3rd Legislative Yuan were held in Taiwan on 2 December 1995.
The Election for the 4th Legislative Yuan were held in Taiwan on 5 December 1998.
The Election for the 5th Legislative Yuan of Taiwan was held on 1 December 2001.
The Election for the 6th Legislative Yuan (第六屆立法委員選舉) of Taiwan was held on December 11, 2004.
Elections for the Seventh Legislative Yuan were held on January 12, 2008 in Taiwan.
The 8th Legislative elections was held on 14 January 2012 in Taiwan.
National Assembly elections were held in the Republic of China on 22 December 1991.
National Assembly elections were held in the Republic of China on 23 March 1996, the first direct presidential election was also held on the same day.
An election for the National Assembly took place in Taiwan on Saturday, from 07:30 to 16:00 local time.
The election of the ninth-term President and Vice-President of the Republic of China (第九任中華民國總統 、副總統選舉) was the first direct presidential election in the history of the Republic of China.
The second ever direct presidential election was held in Taiwan on March 18, 2000, to elect the 10th-term President and Vice-President of the Republic of China under the 1947 Constitution.
The Election for the 11th-term President and Vice-President of the Republic of China (Taiwan), the third direct presidential election in Taiwan's history and the 11th presidential election overall under the 1947 Chinese Constitution, was held on March 20, 2004 in Taiwan.
The election for the 12th-term President and Vice-President of the Republic of China (Taiwan) was held in Taiwan on Saturday, March 22, 2008.
The election for the 13th-term President and Vice-President of the Republic of China was held in Taiwan on 14 January 2012.
The Taiwan Solidarity Union (TSU) is a political party in Taiwan which advocates Taiwan independence, Taiwanese localization movement and social liberalism.
The definition of Taiwanese identity has been an ongoing issue for several decades arising from the political rivalry between Taiwan (ROC) and the People's Republic of China (PRC).
Taiwanese indigenous peoples or formerly Taiwanese aborigines, Formosan people, Austronesian Taiwanese or Gaoshan people are the indigenous peoples of Taiwan, who number nearly 530,000 or 2.3% of the island's population, or more than 800,000 people, considering the potential recognition of Taiwanese Plain Indigenous Peoples officially in the future.
The Taiwanese Local Elections 2001 is the election in Taiwan on 1 December 2001 to elect mayors of provincial cities, magistrates of counties, members of county and city councils, and heads of townships and county-administered cities.
The Election of County Magistrates, County Councilmen, and Township Governors, commonly known as the "Three-in-One Election", was held in Taiwan on December 3, 2005 for magistrates of counties, mayors of provincial cities, members of county and city councils, and heads of townships and county-administered cities.
The Taiwanese local elections of 2009, or more commonly known as the Taiwan three-in-one elections of 2009, was held on Saturday, December 5, 2009, to elect magistrates of counties, mayors of provincial cities, members of county and city councils, and heads of townships and county-administered cities.
The Taiwanese local elections of 2014, commonly known as the nine-in-one elections, were held on Saturday, 29 November 2014, to elect the Municipal Mayors, Municipal Councilors, Chiefs of indigenous districts in municipalities, Councilors of indigenous districts in municipalities, County Magistrates (City Mayors), County (City) Councilors, Township Chiefs, Township Councilors and chiefs of village (borough) in 6 municipalities and 16 counties (cities).
The Taiwanese municipal elections of 2002, commonly known as the Taiwanese metropolitan elections of 2002, was held on Saturday, December 7, 2002, to elect the mayors, councilmen and ward chiefs of the special-municipalities — Kaohsiung and Taipei.
The Taiwanese municipal elections of 2006, or more commonly known as the Taipei and Kaohsiung elections of 2006, was held on Saturday, December 9, 2006, to elect the mayors, councilmen and ward chiefs of the special-municipalities — Kaohsiung and Taipei administered directly under the central government of Taiwan.
The Taiwanese municipal elections of 2010, commonly known as the Taiwan metropolitan elections of 2010, was held on Saturday, November 27, 2010, to elect the mayors, councilmen and ward chiefs of the five special-municipalities — Kaohsiung, New Taipei, Taichung, Tainan and Taipei administered directly under the central government of Taiwan.
Taiwanese nationalism is a nationalist political movement to unite residents of Taiwan as a nation and eliminate the current political and social division of Taiwan's people on the issues of national identity, the "Chinese reunification" vs.
Taiwanese people (Mandarin: 臺灣人 (traditional), 台湾人 (simplified); Minnan: 臺灣儂; Hakka 臺灣人 (Romanization: Thòi-vàn ngìn)) are people from Taiwan who share a common Taiwanese culture and speak Mandarin Chinese, Hokkien, Hakka, or Aboriginal languages as a mother tongue.
The Tangwai movement, simply Tangwai, was a political movement in the Republic of China (Taiwan) in the mid-1970s and early 1980s.
Tsai Ing-wen (born 31 August 1956) is a Taiwanese politician, legal scholar, attorney, and the current President of the Republic of China, commonly known as Taiwan, since May 20, 2016.
The Unrepresented Nations and Peoples Organization (UNPO) is an international pro-democracy organization.
Welfare is a government support for the citizens and residents of society.
Wong Chin-chu (born 31 January 1947) is a Taiwanese educator and politician.
Wu Shu-chen (born 11 July 1953 in Tainan County, Taiwan) is a Taiwanese politician.
Yu Shyi-kun (born April 25, 1948) is a Taiwanese politician.
The "1992 Consensus" or "Consensus of 1992" (One China Consensus) is a political term coined by politician Su Chi, referring to the outcome of a meeting in 1992 between the semi-official representatives of the People's Republic of China (PRC) in mainland China and the Republic of China (ROC) in Taiwan.
Capitalist Progressive Party, DPP Taiwan, DPP Taiwan ideology, Democratic Progressive, Democratic Progressive Party (Taiwan), Democratic Progressive Party of Taiwan, Minjindang, Minzhu Jinbu Dang, Mínjìndǎng, Mínzhǔ Jìnbù Dǎng, Taiwan DPP Policies, 民主进步党, 民主進步黨, 民主進歩党, 民进党, 民進黨.