Taiwan Communique emblemTaiwan Communiqué no. 119, June / July 2008

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  • Tsai Ing-wen new DPP chairperson
    • Reforming and reinventing the party

  • Transition of power in Taipei
    • What lies ahead with the Ma Administration
    • President Chen Shui-bian's legacy, by Mike Fonte
    • Inauguration of the new president , by Prof. Bruce Jacobs

  • The presidential elections: a retrospective
    • Vote buying still prevalent
    • Opinion poll: no unification with China
    • Was it the economy, stupid? by Gerrit van der Wees

  • Methodist Church adopts two resolutions on Taiwan

  • Taiwanese reporters gagged by the UN
    • By Willy Fautré, Human Rights Without Frontiers

  • Report from Washington
    • Congressional support for Taiwan into the UN
    • President Chen accords orders to members of Congress

  • Report from Europe
    • Give Taiwan credit for democracy, by Charles Tannock, member of the European Parliament

  • In the Limelight
    • Tangwai magazine collection at GWU formally opened
    • The Taiwan Resource Center at George Washington University

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