DPP dominates all constituencies in Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kaohsiung city mayor and Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) continues to trail the Democratic Progressive Party's (DPP) candidate Tsai Ing-wen (蔡...

Taiwan ex-legislator discusses missile defenses on TV in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Ministry of National Defense expressed anger Wednesday (Dec. 18) over New Party legislative candidate Chiu Yi (邱毅) discussing the island’s missile defenses on te...

Frequent Taiwanese media tours to China found before 2020 elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At least three Taiwanese media trips have been arranged in China each month in the lead-up to Taiwan's presidential and legislative elections on Jan. 11, 2020, sparkin...

Taiwan's New Party suggests caning to stop cyber bullying

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A New Party candidate said at a press conference on Friday (Dec. 6) that the party would table an anti-cyberbullying bill if the party successfully secured a legislative s...

2019 Tai Zi Culture Festival in SW Taiwan to feature colorful subculture on Dec. 8

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The 10th Tai Zi Culture Festival will take place at Suan-Tou Elementary school in Lioujiao Township, Chiayi County from the afternoon of Dec. 8, CNA reported on Sunday (De...

Former official claims to 'oversee' Taiwan election for Chinese Communist Party

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A former government official on Thursday (Nov. 21) suddenly appeared during the registration of New Party (新黨) legislator-at-large candidates, claiming he is "oversee...

Pro-unification politician drops out of KMT legislator-at-large selection process amid criticism

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Taiwanese legislator Chiu Yi (邱毅) has announced he will pull out of the Kuomintang (KMT) party’s legislator-at-large candidate selection process, as the oppos...

DPP announces legislator-at-large nominees for 2020 elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has finally nailed down its slate of nominees for legislator-at-large seats in the Jan. 11 elections amid a politica...

Taiwan's KMT slammed for naming pro-unification ex-lawmaker on legislator-at-large list

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The opposition Kuomintang (KMT) has decided its list of at-large legislative candidates but has drawn the ire of its fellow members for nominating the pro-unification form...

Miss Taiwan to wear Santaizi-inspired costume for Miss International pageant

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Instead of wearing a traditional qipao this year, Taiwan's Miss International contestant is set to impress judges with the first-ever Taiwanese temple culture-inspired...

Taiwan charges 13 intelligence and airline officials in cigarette smuggling case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A total of 13 agents of the National Security Bureau (NSB) and managers at China Airlines (CAL) were charged Friday (August 23) for their part in the smuggling of cigarett...

Taiwan Elections: Explaining the rise of Han Kuo-yu in Kaohsiung

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- Two years ago, the idea that the KMT could take control of Kaohsiung City Council was inconceivable. Even two months ago, the idea seemed fanciful at best. But this week...

Nurse commended for saving life of old man suffering heart attack aboard Taipei Metro

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—A nurse who saved the life of an old man suffering a heart attack aboard a metro train in Taipei by performing CPR on the man and applying AED earlier this month today (July...

Discover Taipei’s historic heritage on ‘Dadaocheng Museum’ walking tours

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taipei-based “Taipei Walking Tour (台北城市散步)” guided tour service provider is rolling out an upgraded version of its services in July – “Dadaoche...

KMT siphons off NT$600 million from Taiwan National Women’s League: Report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Kuomintang affiliates and politicians were said to have received a total of NT$600 million (US$20.53 million) over the last decade from the National Women’s League (NWL), ...