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Taiwan’s National Palace Museum treasures not KMT assets: Committee

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Cabinet-level Ill-gotten Party Assets Settlement Committee (IGPASC) reaffirmed on Monday (Sept. 7) that national treasures are not Kuomingtang (KMT) assets ...

KMT decries ruling on ill-gotten property act

Opposition Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman Johnny Chiang (江啟臣) has denounced a court ruling upholding the constitutionality of a law governing the assets of political parties, calling the law illegitimate a...

Taiwan's ill-gotten properties act ruled constitutional by grand justices

Taiwan's Constitutional Court declared on Friday that the provisions of the Act Governing the Settlement of Ill-gotten Properties by Political Parties and Their Affiliate Organizations are constit...

NPP pushing for Indigenous Peoples' Day to become national holiday in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Power Party (NPP) Chairman Hsu Yung-ming (徐永明) said on Monday (July 27) that he will push for new legislation to make Aug. 1 "Indigenous Peoples' Day" a ...

Madame Chiang Kai-shek's National Women’s League is history

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After a near four-year tug of war, the National Women’s League (婦聯會), founded in 1950 by Soong Mei-ling (宋美齡), wife of Taiwan's former ruler Chiang Kai-shek (蔣介石...

Taiwan legislature passes NT$2.1 trillion 2020 budget

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The Legislative Yuan on Monday (Jan. 20) approved the government’s 2020 budget of about NT$2.1 trillion (US$70 billion) in its final interim session. After cutting prop...

Taiwan Ill-Gotten Assets Committee names BCC radio station as KMT affiliate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Ill-Gotten Party Assets Settlement Committee (不當黨產處理委員會) officially named radio station Broadcasting Corporation of China (BCC) as an affiliate of the Kuomintang (KMT)...

Will Foxconn founder Terry Gou’s presidential bid influence Taiwan’s economic outlook?!

The second half of this year until next year’s Lunar New Year will be the campaign period for the presidential and legislative elections. All the campaign staff and materials will require the in...

Ex-President Ma launches harsh attack on Tsai ahead of KMT primary decision

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former President Ma Ying-Jeou (馬英九) on Sunday (July 14) gave a keynote address at a seminar hosted by the Fair Winds Foundation on the topic of the “Distance between...

Taiwan Ill-Gotten Assets Committee accuses ex-President Ma of misleading public

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The Ill-Gotten Party Assets Settlement Committee on Thursday accused former President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) of misleading the public over the sale of Kuomintang (KMT) media compani...

Taipei DPP mayoral candidate slams ex-President’s accusations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The Democratic Progressive Party candidate for mayor of Taipei City, Yao Wen-chih (姚文智), slammed former President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) for accusing him of threatening potential bu...

KMT party assets feud: CIPAS to freeze assets of Taiwan's Central Motion Picture Co.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Taiwanese film company is set to be designated as a subordinate organization of the Kuomintang, with the Ill-gotten Party Assets Settlement Committee (CIPAS) set to freeze th...

Taiwan political commentator Yang Wei-chung drowns saving daughter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese political commentator and former Kuomintang (KMT) spokesman, Yang Wei-chung (楊偉中), drowned while trying to rescue his 11-year-old daughter while his family was on vac...

Taiwanese standup comedian to launch 1st ever political satire show among Mandarin-speaking countries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - A young popular Taiwanese standup comedian is setting up a crowdfunding campaign to produce a Taiwanese political satire show inspired by the late-night political comedy shows i...

China Youth Corps determined to be KMT-affiliated, all assets frozen

The non-government China Youth Corps (CYC), which services mainly young people, was determined Tuesday to be an affiliated organization with the opposition Kuomintang (KMT). Lin Feng-cheng, head of...