Sonny LO

The term “black gold politics,” which refers to the practices of an alliance of corrupt officials/elites, criminal elements, and businesspeople, has become ubiquitous in discussions of the Taiwanese government, calling into question the integrity of the powerful and exposing the dark side of Taiwan’s democratic development.

Black gold politics, or hei jin, refers to the mixture of money, politics, and corruption in Taiwan (the Republic of China). Gold suggests the power to

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By |2014-12-16T16:53:51-05:00January 23rd, 2012|Berkshire Encyclopedia of China, Governance, System|Comments Off on Black Gold Politics (Hēijīn zhèngzhì 黑金政治)|Hēijīn zhèngzhì 黑金政治 (Black Gold Politics)

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