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...

Taiwan legislator pans China Airlines for lying in cigarette smuggling scandal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s cigarette smuggling scandal continues to grab media attention and a legislator lambasted the government on Wednesday (Sept. 25) for conniving with China Air...

New Power Party pulls out from Taiwan presidential race

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After months of speculation, the New Power Party (NPP) said on Tuesday (Sept. 24) that it will not appoint a presidential nominee for the election in January. While the...

Taiwan president's top aide lambasted over no-show at cigarette smuggling briefing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A top aide of President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) came under fire for failing to appear at a briefing on the cigarette smuggling case that has embroiled Taiwan’s national s...

Legislator demands full disclosure of buyers in Taiwan’s cigarette smuggling case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The finance minister of Taiwan has promised to launch a complete investigation into the cigarette smuggling incident by the end of the week as questions remain about the h...

NPP rules out cooperation with Taipei mayor for Taiwan presidential election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The New Power Party (NPP) on Friday (September 20) ruled out cooperation with Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) in the run-up to the January 2020 presidential and legislat...

NPP to nominate candidate for Taiwan presidency

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As Taiwan’s presidential race heats up, the New Power Party (NPP) aims to call on party legislator Huang Kuo-chang (黃國昌) to run for president, according to a SETN.co...

Foxconn founder expected to announce presidential bid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foxconn founder Terry Gou (郭台銘) is expected to announce his run for the presidency, according to the top aide of Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲), who has been in talks with t...

HK activist calls for rally in Taiwan before China's National Day

Hong Kong student activist and secretary-general of pro-democracy party Demosistō Joshua Wong (黃之鋒) urged the Taiwanese public Tuesday to take to the streets before China's Oct. 1 National Day to ...

Hong Kong democracy activists visit Taiwan's political parties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – During his visits to the New Power Party (NPP) and the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Tuesday (September 3), Hong Kong democracy activist Joshua Wong (黃之鋒) said he wan...