A campaign truck showing the DPP candidates for President and Vice-President (L) Frank Hsieh and (R) Su Tseng-chang
DPP rally with the pagoda-shaped Taipei 101, currently the world’s tallest building, in the background.
“Taiwan is My Country” reflects the DPP’s Taiwan-centric mentality that conflicts with current US government, PRC, and KMT positions on Taiwan's place in the world.
Thirty-two years after his death, Chiang Kai-shek is still a KMT standard-bearer. The white apron reads in part “Because we had President Chiang, therefore we have Taiwan today.”
These three KMT supporters hold signs in support of KMT candidate Ma Ying-Jeou, whose surname translates as “horse.”
A youthful KMT supporter sporting a sticker with the KMT’s Presidential and Vice-Presidential candidates Ma Ying-Jeou and Vincent Siew.
Reflecting the KMT’s history as the founder of the Republic of China in 1928, the party’s flag (white sun on a blue sky), which dates from 1895, was incorporated into the ROC flag.