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China and East Asia: September 2000

Taiwan's Turnaround

By: Shelley Rigger

Description: "The election of Chen Shui-bian as president of the Republic of China on Taiwan was a political earthquake of even greater magnitude than the quake that struck the island in September 1999." The opposition party's "election revealed and reinforced changes that had been building beneath the surface of the Taiwanese political landscape for years."

Volume: 99
Issue: 638
Page: 280

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