Month: March 2013

The Nuclear Referendum Issue in Taiwan

By Dafydd Fell. In late February 2013 the KMT announced its decision to support a national referendum on whether to stop construction of the controversial Fourth Nuclear Power Station. This development came as a genuine surprise to this writer.  The question of whether to complete construction of this power […]

Anti-Media Monopoly Policies in Taiwan

By Ming-yeh Rawnsley. The student-led Anti-Media Monopoly Movement (反媒體壟斷運動) in Taiwan has garnered strong support within and outside the island since the second half of 2012. Campaigners have championed five issues: (1) anti-media monopoly, (2) anti-Chinese interference (the “China factor,” which refers to Taiwanese businesspeople with economic interests […]