Explainer: The 2016 Taiwanese presidential and legislative elections and why they matter

On Saturday, Taiwanese voters will cast their ballots in presidential and legislative elections, which are likely to see a  victory for the opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP). HKFP offers readers some background to the elections ahead of our live blog coverage on Saturday. March 2008: Ma becomes President. Ma Ying-jeou of the Chinese Nationalist Party, or […]