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Taiwan politicians react to rejection of pro-China news channel's license

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Several politicians have spoken out on the National Communications Commission's (NCC) unanimous decision not to renew the license of Chung Tien Television's (CTiTV...

Video shows moment Taiwan YouTuber was shot

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Videos have surfaced showing the moment Taiwanese YouTuber Holger Chen (陳之漢) was shot in front of his gym in New Taipei City early Friday morning (Aug. 28). At 2 a.m. o...

NPP legislator in west Taiwan county quits party over differences with former chairman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Miaoli County Councilor Tseng Wen-hsueh (曾玟學) announced Sunday (Aug. 23) that he was leaving the New Power Party (NPP) after its former chairman Huang Kuo-chang (黃國昌) was ...

Ex-NPP leader invited to join board of Taiwan home appliance maker Tatung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Troubled home appliance maker Tatung Co. has invited former New Power Party (NPP) Chairman Huang Kuo-chang (黃國昌) to serve as an independent board member, reports said Tues...

Han Kuo-yu unfazed as recall vote set for June 6

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following two petitions to remove Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) from office, a recall vote set for June 6 was announced by the Central Election Commission (CEC) on Frid...

Defeated KMT lawmaker tipped to run for mayor of Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – With the presidential and legislative elections out of the way, attention is turning toward local elections in late 2022, with defeated Kuomintang (KMT) legislator Lee Yen...

New Power Party legislator to vote for Tsai in Taiwan elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Legislator Huang Kuo-chang (黃國昌) of the opposition New Power Party (NPP) said on Wednesday (Jan. 8) he would vote for incumbent President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) of the ruling ...

Voices of the 2020 Taiwan legislative elections: New Power Party

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Originating in the Sunflower Movement, the New Power Party (NPP) is a young party striving to make positive changes in the country while trying to stand firm amid its inne...

Taiwan takes three-pronged approach to boost financial competitiveness

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s financial regulator unveiled on Thursday (Dec. 12) a three-pronged approach to boost the island nation’s financial competitive edge, as one report ind...

Taiwan presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu sues legislator over gravel excavation claims

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) had his campaign staff file a lawsuit on Monday (Dec. 2) against New Power Party (NPP) legislator Huang Kuo-chang (黃國昌)....

Taiwan’s NPP nominates mother of murdered child as legislator-at-large

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The New Power Party (NPP) on Wednesday (Nov. 13) announced a list of its nominees for legislators-at-large, including the mother of the murdered child known as "Little ...

Taiwan parties to announce legislator-at-large nominees for 2020 elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's three major political parties are slated to nominate candidates for legislator-at-large seats this week ahead of the Jan. 11 elections, with most of them bein...

NPP legislator blasts New Taipei govt. for neglecting bridge safety standards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following the tragic collapse of the Nanfang'ao Bridge in Yilan's Su'ao Township on Oct. 1, New Power Party (NPP) legislator Huang Kuo-chang (黃國昌) has become a...

Taiwan legislator slams inspections of bridge hit by fatal collapse

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After six foreign workers died when a bridge in Yilan County collapsed, the lack of inspections has come into view, with New Power Party legislator Huang Kuo-chang (黃國昌) s...

Taiwan, Vietnam ink MOU on husbandry cooperation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan and Vietnam signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to cooperate in the husbandry industry on Wednesday (Sept. 25), as part of the island nation’s bid to p...