Guo Wengui comments on Taiwan's politics, disagrees with Taipei Mayor and Ma Ying-jeou

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The outspoken and high-profile exiled Chinese businessman Guo Wengui  (郭文貴) published a YouTube video recently commenting on Taiwan's politics. Guo expressed disagreeme...

Japan-Taiwan Exchange Assoc. says Comfort woman statue in Tainan 'regrettable'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After a statue dedicated to the Taiwanese “comfort women” of World War 2 was unveiled in Tainan on Tuesday, Aug. 14, the de facto Japanese Embassy in Taiw...

KMT candidate's poll backfires, 68% of Taiwanese don't consider themselves Chinese

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A poll by Kuomintang (KMT) legislative candidate Lo Chih-chiang (羅智強) trying to drum up pro-China unification support has backfired, with 68 percent of Taiwanese respondents th...

Taiwan still pushing Japan on 'comfort women' issue: MOFA

Taiwan is still pushing Japan to face the "comfort women" issue, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Wednesday, although it said that the unveiling of the country's first "c...

KMT defends comical 'charging chicken man' mascot, designer comes forward

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After many Taiwanese netizens mocked the odd looking "charging chicken man" Kuomintang (KMT) mascot design, and many questioned that they party was being tr...

How Taiwan should harness online people power

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Social media has made inroads into so many aspects of modern life and in Taiwan, this week, its importance in the role of public protest has been illustrated.  The stor...

China Youth Corps determined to be KMT-affiliated, all assets frozen

The non-government China Youth Corps (CYC), which services mainly young people, was determined Tuesday to be an affiliated organization with the opposition Kuomintang (KMT). Lin Feng-cheng, head of...

Taiwan's KMT on verge of selecting 'energetic chicken' as party mascot

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The KMT is currently holding an online competition, allowing the public to select a new party mascot, in an effort to promote the party with younger generations in Taiwan....

Taiwan's KMT holds contest for new party mascot

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Youth Department of the KMT, in an effort to promote the party with young people in Taiwan, is holding a competition to select a new cartoon mascot ahead of the electi...

China’s catalog of oppression in Xinjiang – and why Taiwan could be next

The images that emerged from Xinjiang Province in China last week of Uighur women having their clothes forcibly cut from their bodies by Chinese Communist Party (CCP) law enforcement officer...

Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je unveils re-election campaign logo

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) is going into the campaign for the November 24 election with the English-language slogan “Keep it real, keep it possible” and...

DPP lawmaker thanks U.S. congressmen for support of Taiwan

Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) legislator Yu Wan-ju, part of a delegation of Taiwanese lawmakers visiting the United States, thanked her U.S. counterparts for supporting Taiwan Friday. "Ma...

Taiwan ex-President Ma Ying-jeou likely takes lead role in a controversial land deal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Former President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) is likely to have played a decisive role in a controversial land deal in which a large parcel of land in Taipei City originall...

Almost half of the public does not believe Taiwan ex-President Ma is innocent: poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Almost half the public does not believe former President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) is innocent of breach of trust, according to an opinion poll by the Taiwan NextGen Foundat...

Taiwan cross-party delegation visits US House of Representatives leaders

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A cross-party delegation of Taiwanese politicians began a five day visit to the U.S. on July 16, in a bid to deepen Taiwan-U.S. ties, reported CNA. The delegation compr...