A look ahead to Taiwan's presidential election
14 December 2011 Last updated at 13:49 GMT
Voters in Taiwan go to the polls to elect their president in January.
The election could have a big impact on the island's relations with rival China.
Beijing still sees Taiwan as its province, even though it has been ruled separately since the end of a civil war in 1949.
Depending on who is elected, relations with Beijing could take a turn for the better or the worse.
Cindy Sui reports from the Taiwanese capital Taipei.