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...