- BBC says Beijing "is suspicious of" Tsai. Notice that while newspapers regularly report that Beijing is suspicious of Tsai -- a formulation found across the media -- no newspaper ever reports on how Tsai feels about Beijing. Wouldn't it be great if newspapers upheld democratic values of fairness and fidelity to reality?
- Although/Since it is illegal to release information about polls, the KMT has a rundown of self-serving party estimate information from all the parties here. No polls here, no sirree! Although, I'm sure the Agency Against Corruption will want to know what the DPP was doing releasing such data.
- DPP rips the Douglas Paal dog and pony show for the KMT.
- The usual yadda yadda on how the election could result in changes in the economy.
- Taiwan dollar at two month high, global investors expect Ma victory.
- >stunned< Reuters actually covers the legislative election. Good job, guys.
- China uses new tactic to influence the election: silence.
- Taiwanese flock home for election: WSJ
- The Australian: China looms large.
- AP: Ma loved in Beijing and DC, not so much at home. AP has done a good job this election, especially compared to BBC, NYTimes, AFP, and several other news orgs I could name.
- CNN sources Taiwan election stuff from a former Beijing correspondent with predictable results.
- Video from WaPo on how Taiwan voters are choosing course of relations with China.
- Not a bad piece at all on what the election means from a City U of HKK academic in BBC.
- Dem and Progressive Failure on Taiwan is mirrored by Taiwan continuing to be an issue for Republicans.
- AFP channeling Xinhua as usual, don't bother reading, only included for completeness and opportunity to hack on AFP.
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