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Anti-Han Kuo-yu activists reunite to show support for southern Taiwan city councilor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Several key activists from the movement to recall former Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) came together on Saturday (Jan. 23) to support independent Kaohsiung City Council...

KMT blasted for cautioning against travel to Covid epicenter in northern Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A spokesperson for the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has lashed out at the opposition party KMT for “political maneuvering” amid a brewing COVID-19...

Taipei mayor reveals intent to run for president in 2024

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) expressed interest in throwing his hat into the ring for the 2024 presidential election as he shared his views on geopolitical uncertainties i...

Former KMT health minister caught not wearing mask on Taipei MRT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After publicly excoriating the Central Epidemic Command Center's (CECC's) handling of a cluster of infections in a Taoyuan hospital, a former Kuomintang (KMT) mini...

Ousted mayor of Taiwan's Kaohsiung urged to run for KMT chairman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Members of the main opposition party the Kuomintang (KMT) are urging former Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜), who is on a hiatus from politics after being recalled last Ju...

Taiwan's DPP expresses opposition to 'unjustified' recall campaigns

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Upon the successful recall of Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Taoyuan City Council member Wang Hao-yu (王浩宇) on Saturday (Jan. 16), the DPP blasted the Kuomintang (KMT) ...

DPP council member in North Taiwan city loses recall vote

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A campaign to oust a ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) member of the Taoyuan City Council scored a victory Saturday (Jan. 16) with 84,582 voters approving the reca...

East Taiwan KMT lawmaker accused of Sogo bribes released on bail

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) legislator for Taitung Sufin Siluko (廖國棟), who is accused of taking bribes in a scandal involving Sogo department stores, can walk free if he posts NT$10 ...

Attorney criticizes 'excessively light sentence' for retired Taiwanese general

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A prominent attorney on Wednesday (Jan. 13) chastised the high court for reducing the sentence of a retired general who received illegal political donations from a Chinese...

Taiwanese singer Fanny Liu is 'close contact' of Covid case in Hebei, China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Controversial Taiwanese singer Fanny Liu (劉樂妍), who is under lockdown in China's Hebei Province, says she has come in contact with a confirmed Wuhan coronavirus case w...

Taiwan's KMT to set up US office after 8-year hiatus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Kuomintang (KMT) will soon form a preparatory group with the goal of re-establishing a representative office in the U.S. to maintain dialogue with American political p...

Taiwan's Transitional Justice Commission welcomes KMT legislator's amendment proposal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Cabinet’s Transitional Justice Commission (TJC) on Tuesday (Jan. 12) responded to Kuomintang (KMT) Legislator Chiang Wan-an’s (蔣萬安) amendment proposal, say...

KMT legislator introduces transitional justice amendment to ill-gotten gains law

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Legislator Chiang Wan-an (蔣萬安), a direct descendent of Chiang Kai-shek (蔣介石), has recently proposed amendments to a law advocating that the government return property ille...

Taiwan's KMT faces challenge in choosing new secretary-general

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's main opposition party, the Kuomintang (KMT), is having difficulty filling some of its key posts after former Taipei mayoral candidate Sean Lien (連勝文) revealed...

No ractopamine found in first batch of American pork imports to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — No ractopamine has been detected in the first batch of American pork imports since the relaxation of such imports took effect on New Year’s Day. Between Jan. 1 an...