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Taiwan’s KMT names ex-Premier Simon Chang to run for Taoyuan mayor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Kuomintang (KMT) on Wednesday (May 18) named former vice-presidential candidate and ex-Premier Simon Chang (張善政) as its candidate for mayor of Taoyuan City. The Dem...

Taiwan opposition party chairman to embark on US trip in June

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman Eric Chu (朱立倫) will visit the U.S. on June 1 to meet with government officials and share party views. Director of KMT International Affairs Al...

Taiwan opposition party rep rubs shoulders with VIPs at White House correspondents' dinner

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The deputy director of the Kuomintang’s (KMT) International Affairs Department, Eric Huang (黃裕鈞), on Monday (May 2) revealed he had a brief conversation with U.S. Se...

Taiwan's art of political knife-fighting on display in Taoyuan

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — “I’ll fight you to the death” and “even if your polling is strong, you won’t be nominated; I just don’t want you” are just some...

Taiwan’s KMT names candidate for Tainan mayoral election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Kuomintang (KMT) on Wednesday (March 23) named Tainan City Councilor Hsieh Lung-chieh (謝龍介) to run for mayor, where the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has ruled fo...

Taiwan's KMT is continuing to sink while Eric Chu continues to point fingers

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — In Eric Chu (朱立倫) victorious run for Kuomintang (KMT) chair last year he pledged to restore the fortunes of a party that appeared to be at a low point. Since then, thing...

Chairman of Taiwan opposition party to visit US in near future

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman Eric Chu (朱立倫) will visit Washington, D.C. in the near future for a plaque unveiling ceremony of the party’s representative office in the U...

Han says not eying 2022 Taiwan elections, but vague on presidential race

https://m.facebook.com/twherohan/TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) of the Kuomintang (KMT) said Friday (Jan. 28) he will not enter this year’s local elections ...

Taiwan's KMT says public health most important when considering Fukushima food imports

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman Eric Chu (朱立倫) on Saturday (Jan. 15) commented on the issue of importing food products from Fukushima, Japan, saying the party prioritizes the he...

Han Kuo-yu is back and KMT power players need to take notice

On Jan. 2, ex-Kaohsiung mayor and former Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Daniel Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) held a book release rally in Taipei’s Daan Park that reportedly attracted over 10,000 ard...

KMT schedules meetings at new Washington office in January

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s main opposition party, the Kuomintang (KMT), has scheduled closed-door meetings in Washington D.C. in January, according to party insiders. The seminars ...

Taiwan referendums: Eric Chu lost, Hou Yu-ih won

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Saturday the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) eked out narrow “no” victories on all four referendum items, but it wasn’t an impressive victory. I...

Taiwan's Kuomintang sends representative to open US office in DC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Kuomintang (KMT) announced on Monday (Nov. 29) that Eric Yu-Chua Huang (黃裕鈞), deputy director of its international department, will be sent to Washington D.C., to open...

KMT politicians cosplay as 'Squid Game' characters ahead of four referendums

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an attempt to capitalize on the “Squid Game” craze to promote its policy agenda ahead of the four referendums to be held on Dec. 18, members of the Kuominta...

American Institute in Taiwan director visits new KMT leader

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Director Sandra Oudkirk visited Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman Eric Chu (朱立倫) on Tuesday (Oct. 12) to exchange ideas about deepening Taiwan&r...