Partisan dealignment occurring in Taiwan: pollster

Taipei, June 17 (CNA) More than four in 10 Taiwanese identify themselves as independent voters, a sign of erosion in party loyalties and "partisan dealignment," according to a recent survey ...

Declassified archives show Taiwan's missile project in the '70s

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Academia Historica has published the archives related to late President Yen Chia-kan (嚴家淦), revealing a blue print on Taiwan's missile development in the 1970s. Yen, born i...

Can Taiwan emulate Singapore’s success on the international stage?

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan’s response to the historic summit between US President Donald Trump and the North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has been as gushing as you would expect given it is a c...

A majority of Taiwanese people reject the '1992 consensus'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following the recent Straits Forum meeting by Kuomintang (KMT) politicians and representatives from the Chinese Communist Party, the Taiwan Cross-Strait Policy Association...

Survey says government should counter China's policies targeting Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – According to the results of a poll conducted by Taiwan’s Cross-Strait Policy Association, released on June 10, a majority of Taiwanese citizens favor effective count...

Former Mayor in Kinmen County, Taiwan sentenced to 11 years on bribery charges

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Supreme Court sentenced former KMT Mayor of Jinsha Township (金沙鎮) in Kinmen County (金門縣) to 11 years in prison on bribery and abuse of public office charges. The Su...

Former Taipei mayor to lead KMT delegation to Straits Forum

Taipei (CNA) - Former Taipei City mayor and current KMT Vice Chairman KMT Hau Lung-bin is to lead a delegation of party members to Xiamen, China on Monday, where he will speak at the 10th Straits...

Gangster tries to burn down KMT's Taipei headquarters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Early in the morning May 31, a man belonging to Taiwan’s Bamboo Union gang was arrested for attempting to burn down the headquarters of the Kuomintang (KMT) in Taipe...

DPP officially names lawmaker Yao Wen-chih to run for Taipei City mayor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) on Wednesday officially nominated lawmaker Yao Wen-chih (姚文智) to be its candidate in the November 24 Taipei City mayoral elec...

Outgoing Taiwan education minister accuses KMT of smear campaign

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan's Cabinet on Tuesday confirmed the departure of education minister Wu Maw-Kuen (吳茂昆), who later issued a thousand-word statement accusing opposition Kuomintang (...

Taiwan Cabinet confirms approval of new education minister's resignation 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Amid the prolonged controversy of former National Development Minister Kuan Chung- ming's (管中閔) eligibility to take presidency of the country's top school, new educ...

President Tsai calls for unity amid severing of diplomatic ties

President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Friday expressed regret over the severing of diplomatic ties between Taiwan and Burkina Faso, calling on all parties in the country to stand united amid China's con...

Taiwan's MAC head rejects '1992 consensus'

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) chief Chen Ming-tung (陳明通) criticized the opposition Kuomintang (KMT) on Friday after a recent diplomatic setback for Taiwan, saying the formula it advoc...

Taiwan's Top 10 Museums

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan is blessed with an abundance of museums offering insights into just about anything you can think of. They are popular with tourists and locals alike and many are highly ...

Taiwan legislators launch cross-party group to promote country's blockchain sector

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Legislators in Taiwan have launched a new cross-party alliance which they hope will facilitate the development of blockchain technology in Taiwan as well as safeguard inve...