REUTERS/Chuck Chen - People First Party (PFP) Chairperson and presidential candidate James Soong (L) shakes hands with Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairperson and presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen (R) and Nationalist Party (KMT) Chairman and presidential candidate Eric Chu before a televised debate ahead of the 2016 presidential election at the Taiwan Public Television Service station in Taipei, Taiwan, December 27, 2015.

Past Event

Assessing the outcomes and implications of Taiwan's January 2016 elections

January 19, 2016

On January 19, the Center for East Asia Policy Studies (CEAP) at Brookings and the China Power Project at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) hosted Joseph Wu, Secretary General of the Democratic Progressive Party, for a keynote address on Taiwan's election outcomes and implications going forward. Richard Bush, Chen-Fu and Cecilia Yen Koo Chair in Taiwan Studies and director of CEAP at Brookings, provided an introduction, and Bonnie Glaser, senior adviser and director of the China Power Project at CSIS, moderated a discussion after the address. Following the discussion, Mr. Wu took audience questions.