Taiwan's KMT threatens to take to streets again for food safety

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) Secretary-General Li Chien-lung (李乾龍) said on Tuesday (Nov. 24) that if President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) is unwilling to engage in a debate with the KMT conce...

Taiwan’s KMT mulls US office to engage with Washington

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The opposition Kuomintang (KMT) party plans to re-establish a representative office in the United States as it seeks to boost ties with Washington. The plan is expected...

Taiwan KMT chairman congratulates Biden on election victory

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The leader of Taiwan's main opposition party, the Kuomintang (KMT), on Sunday (Nov. 8) congratulated President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris o...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan's KMT likens Tsai to Mao

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Kuomintang (KMT) party on its official Twitter account on Tuesday (Oct. 27) posted an illustration comparing President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) to Mao Zedong (毛澤東) ...

Taiwan can mobilize 450,000 soldiers upon president's order

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Minister of National Defense Yen Teh-fa (嚴德發) said on Thursday (Oct. 22) that President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) can mobilize approximately 450,000 soldiers for a major war if s...

Taiwan should not choose sides in US election: KMT ex-chairman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Leaning too close to one side in the race for the White House could be dangerous for Taiwan, former Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman Eric Chu (朱立倫) said Tuesday (Oct. 20). Aft...

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...

Opposition chides Taiwan's ruling party for propagandizing US visit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman Johnny Chiang (江啟臣) called on the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) not to make political capital out of diplomatic situations following ...

KMT selects former Taiwan legislative speaker to head cross-strait forum delegation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman Johnny Chiang (江啟臣) has decided to send a delegation led by former Legislative Speaker Wang Jin-pyng (王金平) to attend this year’s Straits Fo...

Taiwan's KMT clarifies decision to stick with '1992 consensus'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman Johnny Chiang (江啟臣) on Monday (Sept. 7) clarified the party’s decision to stick with the “1992 consensus,” hinting that the par...

Kuomintang launches referendum over US pork imports

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman Johnny Chiang (江啟臣) on Sunday (Sept. 6) announced that he has officially launched a referendum on the import of U.S. pork containing ractopamine,...

Former Taiwan legislative speaker urged not to attend Straits Forum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) on Thursday (Sept. 3) responded to reports that former Legislative Speaker Wang Jin-pyng (王金平) plans to take part in the China&...

US planning new economic dialogue with Taiwan after restrictions on American beef, pork lifted

[Last update: Sep. 4 2020] TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. and Taiwan will enter a new stage of trade talks following the Taiwanese government’s decision to expand American beef and por...

Taiwan’s KMT threatens to boycott additive-laced US pork with protests

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman Johnny Chiang (江啟臣) said on Monday (Aug. 31) that the party will not rule out the possibility of taking its protests to the streets if President ...

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...