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Annette Lu

Annette Lu Hsiu-lien (Chinese: ???; pinyin: L? Xiùlián; Pe?h-?e-j?: L? Siù-liân; born June 7, 1944) is a Taiwanese politician. A feminist active in the tangwai movement, she is a member of the Democratic Progressive Party and served as the Vice President of the Republic of China from 2000 to 2008, under President Chen Shui-bian. Lu announced her intentions to run for the presidency on March 6, 2007, but withdrew to support eventual DPP nominee Frank Hsieh. Lu ran again in 2012, but withdrew for a second time, ceding the nomination to DPP chairwoman Tsai Ing-wen

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Taiwan matters because of its vital role in spreading democracy in East Asia. Taiwan matters because ...

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In 2005, I founded the Democratic Pacific Union, an international organization of 28 democratic coun ...

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Taiwan's democracy has grown very fast and we enjoy a certain degree of freedom, as other developed ...

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Taiwan and China are related ethnically and close neighbors geographically. There's no reason to res ...

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Taiwan is democratic.

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“I hope a miracle can occur as the military makes its courageous rescue efforts,”

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“Sincerely, we wish and hope that China would have the honor to earn the auspicious Olympic Games ...

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“The empty space must have been tightly sealed and become anoxic, allowing excellent preservation ...

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“Chairman Ma is very different from Chairman Lien. Since we all agree to recognize the Republic of ...

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“So these are two major lies that China has been telling the whole world. Unfortunately, the centr ...

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“These two points are lies. UN Resolution 2758 does not say a word about the relationship between ...

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“These two points are lies. UN Resolution 2758 does not say a word about the relationship between ...

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“Our findings support the belief that early plant domestication and food production relied on mill ...

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“The illustration of China's military capability and its deployment in the US Pentagon report rele ...

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