Legislative Speaker You Si-kun says an extraordinary legislative session will run until 22 July as scheduled, during which lawmakers will vote on whether to approve President Tsai Ying-wen's nominees for the Control Yuan, among other issues.
Taiwanese views of US president Donald Trump and his Democratic Party challenger, Joe Biden, are nuanced and shaped by the complex interplay of relations involving the US, China and Taiwan.
By Brian Hioe
Taiwan has seen the rise and fall of several third parties over the past 30 years but creating a true Third Force to challenge the two major parties continues to prove extremely challenging
In lieu of diplomatic relations, Taiwan pursues artistic ones, transforming arts and culture into the next big export
By Joanna Lee
Rhetoric in support of action to address climate change sends a positive signal but has no teeth unless it is backed up by a comprehensive policy framework and effective implementation
By Duncan Levine
The delicate balancing act between free speech and security concerns is complicated by Taiwan's political spectrum
By Brian Hioe
Some may attempt to draw comparisons between the storming of the US Capitol to Taiwan's Sunflower Movement but there are stark differences and a recent court ruling reinforced Taiwan's protection of the right to civil disobedience.