Taiwan Independence Party

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Taiwan Independence Party
建國黨
Jiànguódǎng
Chairman Huang Kuo-hua[1]
Founded 1996-10-06
Headquarters 9F, No.15-8, Sec. 5, Nanjing E. Rd., Taipei City, Taiwan (ROC)
Ideology Taiwanese nationalism,
Taiwan independence,
Radicalism,
Anti-chinese nationalism
Political position Left-wing
Domestic affiliation Pan-Green Coalition
Taiwan Independence Party
Traditional Chinese 建國黨
Simplified Chinese 建国党
Literal meaning Nation-establishing Party

The Taiwan Independence Party (TAIP; Chinese: 建國黨), otherwise known as the Taiwan Nation Party, is a political party in the Republic of China (Taiwan).

It is usually associated with the Pan-Green Coalition and supports Taiwan independence.

Disappointed by the Democratic Progressive Party's (DPP) gradual moderation of its support of Taiwan independence, some DPP members, many connected to Peng Ming-min's "Nation Building Association" formed the Taiwan Independence Party in 1996. However, the party has failed to win large-scale support, due to the lack of organizational skills and internal disagreements.[2] It has largely been displaced as Taiwan's ideological independence party by the newly formed Taiwan Solidarity Union (TSU).

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  1. ^ Pan, Jason (16 December 2016). "Independence advocates thank Donald Trump". Taipei Times. Retrieved 16 December 2016. 
  2. ^ Copper, John F. (2007). Historical Dictionary of Taiwan (Republic of China). Historical Dictionaries of Asia, Oceania, and the Middle East, No. 64. Lanham, Maryland: The Scarecrow Press, Inc. p. 244–245. ISBN 9780810856004. OL 7997166M. 
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