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KMT members demand that Chairman Wu resign as party chairman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Voices have emerged from within the Kuomintang (KMT) to demand that the party's chairman, Wu Den-yih (吳敦義), be replaced following blowout losses in Saturday's (Jan...

Large crowds, KMT heavyweights attend Han rally in Taipei

Kuomintang (KMT) heavyweights and large crowds of supporters waving the Republic of China flag attended a Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) rally on Ketagalan Boulevard in front of the Presidential Office in Taipei Th...

KMT presidential candidate Han names former rival Chu chief campaign manager

Opposition Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) on Sunday named former New Taipei Mayor Eric Chu (朱立倫) as his chief campaign manager, before Chu and a number of KMT heavyweights jo...

James Soong blasts KMT for nominating wrong person for Taiwan's presidential election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a radio interview on Tuesday (Dec. 3), People First Party (PFP) presidential nominee James Soong (宋楚瑜) blasted the Kuomintang (KMT) party for selecting the wrong person...

Taipei MRT monthly ticket faces possible cancellation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Legislative Yuan froze the 2020 budget for the Taipei Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) monthly pass Monday (Nov. 25), saying that it did not boost passenger numbers. In Apr...

Taiwan politicians urge Beijing to respect pro-democracy victories in Hong Kong elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese politicians, including President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), have called on the Chinese authorities to properly respond to the results of Hong Kong’s district elec...

Ex-New Taipei mayor to be named KMT's presidential campaign manager: report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former New Taipei City Mayor Eric Chu (朱立倫) has reportedly agreed to lead the campaign of the Kuomintang’s (KMT) presidential nominee Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜). Chu has ac...

Taiwan's KMT presidential candidate to announce running mate

[Last update: Nov. 10 16:45] TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With the elections two months away, Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) is set to announce his running mate on Monday ...

Former Taipei Mayor Eric Chu drops tragic music video

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Taipei mayor Eric Chu (朱立倫) released a music video on Monday (Nov. 3) that has received mixed reviews from netizens. The former chairman of the Kuomintang (KMT) ...

2020 Taiwan Elections: Party heavyweights battle for bellwether New Taipei City seats

New Taipei City, which has 12 legislative seats up for grabs and is known as a bellwether municipality, has emerged as a battleground ahead of the January 2020 elections, drawing the attention of the ...

If Lai joins Tsai on presidential ticket in Taiwan election, support rises 0.9%: poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As the 2020 Taiwan presidential election approaches, there is speculation that President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) former rival in the Democratic Progressive Party’...

Former KMT leader says no to Taiwan vice-presidential candidacy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman and 2016 presidential candidate Eric Liluan Chu (朱立倫) is currently unwilling to run for vice president in the January 2020 elections, repo...

Taiwan media poll shows Tsai pulling ahead, Han most hated politician

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In the latest poll conducted by ETtoday, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) has pulled further ahead, with 43.4 percent of respondents now supporting her, while itinerant Kaohsiung m...

Is the KMT in crisis?

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) – They say a week is a long time in politics. If that’s true then a couple of months must seem like eons, and for the Kuomintang (KMT), it probably does. At the ...

Taiwan President Tsai authorizes 500 campaign staff nationwide in re-election bid

President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) officially kicked off her re-election campaign team Sunday by authorizing hundreds of regional directors. In two separa...