Taiwan’s political parties fall out on cross-strait issues in TV debate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has accused the opposition Kuomintang (KMT) of hypocrisy, saying in a televised debate on Sunday (Dec. 15) that even if t...

Renewed upheaval hits Taiwan’s KMT over its list of legislative candidates

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Kuomintang (KMT) party faced more controversy over its list of at-large legislative candidates on Saturday (November 16) as one candidate was voted out and another wit...

Taiwan KMT vice chairman blasts party leader over legislator-at-large selection

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vice Chairman Hau Lung-bin (郝龍斌) of the opposition Kuomintang (KMT) party on Friday (Nov. 15) lashed out against Chairman Wu Den-yih (吳敦義) for taking up a slot on the part...

Taiwan's tycoon Gou will not run on KMT presidential ticket

Business tycoon Terry Gou (郭台銘) will not agree to represent the opposition Kuomintang (KMT) in the 2020 presidential election if he is asked to replace the current candidate, one of his aides said Mon...

Calls to shut down Taipei Songshan Airport grow louder

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – With mayoral and city council elections slated for November, calls to close down Taipei Songshan Airport and move its operations to Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport ar...

Former Vice President announces bid for KMT chair

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Former Vice President Wu Den-yi announced on Monday that he will run for the next chair of the opposition Kuomintang (KMT). Wu made the announcement in a press conference ear...

Taiwan steps up border security in wake of Paris attacks

Taipei, Nov. 15 (CNA) Taiwanese politicians on Sunday called for increased security measures at air and sea ports and strengthened protection of candidates in the wake of heinous terrorist attacks...

Tsai heads to Kaohsiung on a busy agenda

Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairperson Tsai Ing-wen ventured south on Sunday as she visited Kaohsiung’s electoral offices while squeezing enough time to sample the city’s agricultural produce ...

King Pu-tsung talks of scrapped Ma-Xi meeting

Taipei, April 13 (CNA) Former National Security Council (NSC) Secretary-General King Pu-tsung on Monday attributed China's rejection of a proposed meeting between President Ma Ying-jeou and his Chi...

KMT races for Legislative Yuan from Taipei shaping up

An internal poll conducted by the KMT regarding the intentions of incumbent legislators and other party members in advance of next year’s legislative elections indicates that a real tussle is shaping ...

Ko Wen-je: No closed-door meetings between Taipei and China

Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je addressed the question of Taipei City’s policies toward China in a press conference following a town hall meeting Tuesday. Ko explained that the government is forming a working ...

A step in the right direction

The announcement that China will adjust the route of one of its recently proposed flight paths westward, and delay implementation of the other three, is a welcome sign of accommodation and understandi...