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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 will decide Monday whether to send delegation to cross-strait forum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Legislative Speaker Wang Jin-pyng (王金平) on Sunday (Sept. 13) stated that the Kuomintang (KMT) central committee will make its final decision on whether or not it wi...

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...

Breast joke by Taiwan KMT candidate's mother-in-law angers female politicians

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Female politicians in Taiwan reacted angrily after the mother-in-law of a politician in southern Taiwan made a joke about her breast size. In the wake of the revelation...

Taiwan’s KMT chooses candidate for Kaohsiung mayoral by-election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kaohsiung City Councilor Li Mei-jhen (李眉蓁) has been selected by Taiwan's opposition Kuomintang (KMT) party as its candidate for the special municipality's mayoral ...

KMT struggles to find footing after devastating loss in Taiwan's Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Kuomintang (KMT) is reeling after suffering a devastating defeat over the weekend in Kaohsiung's recall election, which saw Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) ousted from offi...

Taiwan's DPP, KMT make last-ditch calls for unity

President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) called Friday for unity and love among her supporters on the eve of Saturday's elections, when Taiwan's voters will go to the polls to elect their president and le...

Smackdown in the legislature over infrastructure plan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- What was meant to be a briefing of the legislators on the budget for the Forward-looking Infrastructure Development Program (前瞻基礎建設計畫) by Premier Lin Chuan (林全), turned into a ...

KMT caucus to talk China with party head before her Beijing trip

Taipei, Oct. 14 (CNA) The legislative caucus of Taiwan's opposition Kuomintang (KMT) will meet with KMT Chairwoman Hung Hsiu-chu to discuss her controversial cross-Taiwan Strait policy before she ...

KMT chairwoman rebuts report of her party going bankrupt

The chairwoman of the Kuomintang (KMT) -- once the dominant political party in Taiwan -- on Monday refuted reports that the KMT was running out of money and will be bankrupt by the end of this year. ...

KMT defends, maps handling of party assets, in new policy platform

The opposition Kuomintang (KMT) defended and provided a road map for the party's handling of its controversial assets in a new policy platform approved by its national congress Sunday. Calling the ...

NIA chief to serve as KMT secretary-general

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – National Immigration Agency chief Mo Tien-hu will be appointed secretary-general of the Kuomintang in a major surprise, reports said Wednesday. Since its crushing defeat in th...