Chats between spy and pro-KMT Chinese businessman revealed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Australian analyst has released screenshots of conversations involving a Chinese businessman claiming to represent the Kuomintang (KMT) who attempted to bribe and intim...

Taiwan KMT official says 'Australia harbors criminals' amid Chinese spy probe

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to news that Kuomintang (KMT) party Deputy Secretary General Alex Tsai (蔡正元) was being investigated by Australian police for allegedly trying to bribe a Chines...

Australian police investigate Taiwan KMT official amid bribery allegations involving Chinese spy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Ministry of Justice (MOJ) official on Thursday (Jan. 9) confirmed that Australian police had sought to verify the identity of a Kuomintang (KMT) official for his alleged...

Taiwan KMT official allegedly tried to bribe Chinese spy into fake confession blaming DPP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Kuomintang (KMT) official and Chinese official allegedly tried to bribe and intimidate self-proclaimed Chinese spy Wang "William" Liqiang (王立強) into making a f...

Taiwan KMT official describes top Australian reporter as liar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) official Alex Tsai (蔡正元) on Tuesday (Dec.17) accused a top Australian journalist of having asked for money from Taiwanese intelligence in connection with ...

KMT ex-lawmaker slams former Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) takes himself for a celebrity and was ungrateful to a key supporter in his 1998 mayoral election bid, former Kuomintang (KMT) legislato...

Bakery of Taiwan's controversial 'bread master' packed to the rafters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Despite, or perhaps because of the controversy swirling around Taiwan's 'bread master' Wu Pao-chun (吳寶春), a photo has surfaced showing his Kaohsiung bakery packed w...

Taiwan's ex-president Ma Ying-jeou charged with breach of trust

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The Taipei District Prosecutors Office filed a charge against former Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) Tuesday, July 10, for criminal breach of trust for his involvement i...

Taiwan Headline News

TAIPEI — The lead stories in major Taiwan dailies on Tuesday are as follows: @United Daily News: One dead, 15 injured in Taichung's Fengjia Commercial District gas blast @China Times: The ...

Taiwan Headline News

TAIPEI — The lead stories in major Taiwan dailies on Tuesday are as follows: @United Daily News: KMT rejects order to pay compensation @China Times: Liaoning sails across Taiwan Strait, monito...

Taiwan's third largest party seeks return of once public lands from Lien family

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--Taiwan’s third largest political party, New Power Party (NPP), said Tuesday it would seek to have an investigation launched into alleged embezzlement of public property by ...

The View from Taichung: Ex-President Ma's indictment and democratic politics

This weekend prosecutors indicted former President Ma Ying-jeou on the charge of leaking state secrets in a case dating back to September of 2013. The Special Investigations Division (SID) had been ta...

The View from Taichung: Local Party Politics: Partying Like There is Noh Tomorrow

Local party politics just got more complicated over the last couple of weeks with big news in the chairmanship race out of the Kuomingtang (KMT) and New Power Party (NPP). For those interested in crea...

The View from Taichung: KMT Holds Chair Election Early - Hung makes her move?

Taichung -- This week the Kuomintang (KMT) announced that its next election for Chairman has been tentatively set for May of 2017, instead of August as had been previously supposed. Current Chairman H...

AIT refutes Alex Tsai’s claim that U.S. disapproves DPP’s handling of party assets issue

The American Institute in Taiwan said on Wednesday that the U.S. government does not take a position on the party assets issue, refuting a Kuomintang official’s claim that the U.S. Department of...