Clashes erupt at Taiwan's legislature over Control Yuan appointment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Legislators from the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and the Kuomintang (KMT) had a physical confrontation in the Legislative Yuan on Tuesday morning (July 14) o...

Legislature confirms Examination Yuan nominees

The Legislature on Friday approved the appointment of 11 members of the Examination Yuan, the branch of government that is responsible for administering national civil servant exams and appointing, tr...

Case against Taiwan’s national police chief closed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first-ever investigation of a national police chief was terminated after prosecutors concluded that no illegal acts had been committed related to three personnel appoi...

KMT legislators take boxing lessons after failed protest

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After failing to successfully occupy the Legislative Yuan in protest of President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) nomination of Chen Chu (陳菊) for the head of the country’...

Taiwanese YouTuber blasts KMT's protest

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Monday (June 29), popular YouTuber Holger Chen (陳之漢) blasted the Kuomintang's short-lived protest of President Tsai Ing-wen's (蔡英文) Control Yuan president nomin...

Controversial former labor minister appointed to head Taiwan's Control Yuan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Presidential Office issued a statement condemning the Kuomintang's (KMT) occupation of the Legislative Yuan as "taking Taiwan's democracy hostage...

Legislative Yuan occupation may exceed 3 days: KMT caucus whip

2:38 p.m. Update: At 12:20 p.m., Legislative Yuan President Yu Shyi-kun (游錫堃) entered the Legislative Yuan under the protection of DPP legislative councilors and called for the convening of a legislat...

Taiwan to set up constitutional amendment committee later this year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A constitutional amendment committee will be formed later this year to push for legal changes that include the definition of citizenship, said the head of Taiwan's leg...

Taiwan president calls for bipartisan efforts to abolish Control, Examination Yuan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) has urged bipartisan support for dissolving the Control Yuan and Examination Yuan, following a contentious process of nominating the new Contr...

Chen Chu leaving DPP after being tapped as president of Taiwan's Control Yuan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Secretary-General to the President Chen Chu (陳菊) said that she will leave the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) in order to take charge of the Control Yuan, an ind...

KMT official turns down Taiwan watchdog nomination

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Taitung County Magistrate Justin Huang (黃健庭) on Saturday (June 20) turned down his nomination as vice president of the country’s top government watchdog follo...

Choice of KMT official for Taiwan government watchdog meets opposition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The reported selection of the Kuomintang’s (KMT) former Taitung County Magistrate Justin Huang (黃健庭) as vice president for the top government watchdog has been met w...

Taiwan's Presidential Office nominates new Examination Yuan members

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Presidential Office nominated on Friday (May 29) its new candidates for the Examination Yuan, the government agency in charge of qualifications for public ser...

Presidential Secretary-General Chen Chu to resign

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) prepares to be sworn in for her second term, it was revealed Saturday (May 16) that Chen Chu (陳菊), the secretary-general of the Tsai admini...

President Tsai to cover cross-strait relations during inauguration speech

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — According to media reports, President Tsai Ing-wen's (蔡英文) second-term inaugural speech on May 20 will maintain a stable and consistent approach to cross-strait polici...