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Ex-KMT chairwoman arrives in Beijing for Winter Olympics' opening

Former Kuomintang (KMT) Chairwoman Hung Hsiu-chu (洪秀柱) has flown to Beijing to attend the opening ceremony of the 2022 Olympic Winter Games on Friday. The 73-year-old member of Taiwan's largest...

KMT's future unclear with Eric Chu at helm: Think tank director

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Russell Hsiao (蕭良其), the director of Global Taiwan Institute, said it is too soon to tell which way the political winds are blowing for Taiwan’s main opposition part...

Taiwan celebrities appear in Chinese propaganda video

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese actresses Nana Ou-yang (歐陽娜娜) and Angela Chang (張韶涵) recently appeared in a Chinese propaganda video aimed at promoting cross-strait unification. In a trailer...

Taiwan's KMT will not change party name

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Responding to whether the Kuomintang (KMT) would omit the word "Chinese” from its official party name, KMT Chairman Johnny Chiang (江啟臣) on Sunday (Oct. 11) said...

Taiwan's KMT to stick to '1992 Consensus' as it passes party reforms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Kuomintang (KMT) is holding its annual National Congress meeting Sunday (Sept. 6) to pass a plan to reform the party. With regard to cross-strait relations, Party C...

Video shows KMT chair call himself 'Taiwanese and Chinese'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a video that surfaced on Tuesday (March 17), the Kuomintang (KMT) party's new chairman, Johnny Chiang (江啟臣), declared himself to be both "Taiwanese and Chinese...

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...

The 2020 Taiwan Presidential Elections: A Laowai's Perspective

As a foreigner living in Taiwan, I cannot vote, but I have lived 11 years of my life here and it is hard to escape having a personal perspective on domestic politics. The Best KMT Candidate? It...

2020 Taiwan Elections: DPP faces challenge in stronghold Tainan

The ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) faces a challenge in maintaining its stranglehold on the legislative seats in Tainan in upcoming elections, with the opposition aiming to win two of the s...

KMT delegation from Taiwan to visit Beijing before party primary election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – According to media reports, a group of Kuomintang (KMT) party members will make a visit to Beijing next week from May 12 to May 15 to “conduct consultations on issue...

KMT to invite Han Kuo-yu to run in Taiwan's 2020 presidential race

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- With Taiwan's 2020 election fast approaching, Kuomintang (KMT) Party Chairman Wu Den-yih (吳敦義) may soon invite Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) to participate in the party&...

Protesters converge at Nat. Taiwan University after controversial decision on president-elect

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A nationwide debate concerning government interference in the internal affairs of the country’s universities erupted into tense protests on the campus of National Ta...

Taiwan's media freedom marred by pressure from advertisers and China: US State Department

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. Department of State released the latest Human Rights Reports Saturday (Taipei Time), in which Taiwan is recognized as a democracy with adequate press and media fr...

210 Kuomintang Central Committee members elected

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)--At the 20th Kuomintang Central Party Committee election today, 210 members were elected. Former legislator Yang Chiong-ying(楊瓊瓔) won the most votes with 1,328. Current legislator...

Editorial: It’s a long way from Kenosha to Ketagalan Boulevard

In a rare moment, a prominent Taiwanese spent a short time on the world stage Tuesday, addressing a news conference from the White House, no less. In an appearance inviting comparisons to celebrate...