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The who and what on the DPP factions vying to shape Taiwan's future

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — With martial law still in force, on September 28, 1986 a loose grouping of 132 people previously referred to as the “Tangwai” (黨外, literally “outside t...

Hyperventilating media, public image, and Taiwan mayoral campaigns

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — Having only just joined the campaign team of Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) candidate for Taipei mayor Chen Shih-chung (陳時中), lawmaker Kao Chia-yu (高嘉瑜) went on the ...

Taiwan's Kaohsiung honors Abe with white lights

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Major landmarks in Kaohsiung were lit up with white lights on Saturday (July 9) to honor former Japanese Prime Minister Abe Shinzo, who was fatally shot while campaigning ...

Light rail station construction in Taiwan's Kaohsiung to be completed ahead of schedule

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Construction of stations C20-24 will be completed in October, two months ahead of schedule, Kaohsiung Mayor Chen Chi-mai (陳其邁) said on Saturday (June 9). Completion of ...

Taiwan’s KMT names think tank chief to run for Kaohsiung mayor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Kuomintang (KMT) on Wednesday (June 29) named Ko Chih-en (柯志恩), the chairwoman of its think tank, to run for mayor of Kaohsiung City in the Nov. 26 election. She wi...

Taiwan's Kaohsiung seeks enhanced cooperation with Bratislava

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Juraj Droba, president of the Bratislava Region, and Kaohsiung Mayor Chen Chi-mai (陳其邁) on Thursday (June 9) inked a partnership agreement to deepen cooperation in science...

Kaohsiung KMT councilor accidentally slams her own party

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — If you can tell the state of a party from the caliber of its officials, then the opposition Kuomintang (KMT) in Kaohsiung is in dire straits indeed. When you think a...

KMT's Taoyuan pick shocks, provokes intense backlash across Taiwan

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — In a stunning move, 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 Ta...

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...

Construction of TSMC chip fab in Taiwan’s Kaohsiung to start in June

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Work on Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co.’s (TSMC) chip fab in Kaohsiung City will start in June, the same time as the launch of Nanzih Industrial Park, the cit...

Race for Kaohsiung City Hall warms up once more

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — The race to be mayor of Kaohsiung has never captured the public imagination in Taiwan quite like it has over the past few years. After Chen Chu (陳菊) stood down in 20...

Taiwan's EYECTV lauded for finding the funny in China's rhetoric

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — If you keep an eye on Taiwan news and especially cross-strait affairs, you are likely to have come across the righteous satire of EYECTV, which was lauded by The Washingto...

13 Covid cases reported in Taiwan's Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kaohsiung Mayor Chen Chi-mai (陳其邁) on Thursday (March 24) announced that there were 13 new local COVID cases detected in the city. During a press conference that mornin...

South Taiwan mayor offers legal help to families of March 3 blackout victims

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kaohsiung Mayor Chen Chi-mai (陳其邁) has offered to hire a lawyer to help two families seek compensation for the death of their family members amid a recent nationwide black...

Hong Kong film 'Revolution of Our Times' sets Taiwan box office record

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A film about the 2019–2020 Hong Kong protests has broken the box office record for overseas Chinese-language documentaries in Taiwan within less than two weeks since...