Ex-President Ma's conviction overturned with verdict of Taiwan's High Court

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former President Ma Ying-jeou has been formally acquitted of his previous conviction for leaking state secrets following a ruling of Taiwan’s High Court on Friday (J...

Taiwan High Court to announce final verdict in Ex-President Ma wiretapping case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan’s High Court will give a final verdict in a retrial on allegations that former president, Ma Ying-Jeou (馬英九), leaked confidential and sensitive information by orde...

Taiwan Independence activist halts hunger strike after 52 days

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After 52 days of a hunger strike in favor of Taiwan independence, former National Policy Adviser Huang Hua (黃華) agreed to halt his action and go to the hospital. Huang ...

UPDATE: Taiwan’s legislature passes joint statement backing HK protests

[Last update: June 17 20:20] TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Despite the standoff in the morning, the legislature issued a three-point joint statement signed by the representatives of four political p...

Taiwan's DPP to revise proposed amendment to Referendum Act

The ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) caucus will propose during a legislative session a revision to its proposed amendments to the Referendum Act that would have required people to provide ph...

Political parties in Taiwan line up for battle over same-sex marriage bill

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Legislators are bracing for conflict on Friday (May 17) when it is to be decided which of three same-sex marriage bills will be enacted into law. Democratic Progress Pa...

Taiwan DPP Chair says Tsai-Lai meeting under arrangement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chair of Taiwan’s Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Cho Jung-tai (卓榮泰) said today (Wednesday, April 3) that a meeting between President Tsai Ing-wen and primary ele...

Taiwan ex-President Ma appears at final trial over leaking of confidential information

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) on Friday attended a Taiwan High Court session in the final stage of the trial focusing on his alleged leaking of confidential informat...

Joint session to be held by Taiwan government on 40 high priority bills Monday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Executive Yuan and the Ninth Legislative Yuan are posed to hold their first joint session of the new year on Monday to discuss priority legislative bills, CNA reports....

Taiwan Supreme Court orders retrial for Ma Ying-jeou

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) is facing a retrial after his conviction in a political leaks case was revoked by the Supreme Court on Jan. 3, according to CNA. In ...

DPP's Lin Chih-chien wins reelection in Hsinchu City

Incumbent Hsinchu Mayor Lin Chih-chien (林智堅) of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) declared victory in Saturday's local elections, winning reelection with a sizeable majority over his o...

Former Taiwan president sentenced for leaking information

BEIJING (AP) — Former Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou has been sentenced to four months in prison on charges of leaking classified information, in a case that underscores differences between pro-Chin...

Taiwan lawmakers, experts blast Ma Ying-jeou not-guilty ruling

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Fury over a not-guilty ruling for former Taiwan president Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) is spiraling through the country as the law cited by a young judge is said to be erroneously i...

Taiwan ex-president Ma found not guilty of leaking secrets

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) was found not guilty Friday of leaking confidential information during a probe into an opposition lawmaker. Appeals are still possible....

Taiwan ex-president Ma found innocent of secrets leak, libel

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's China-friendly former President Ma Ying-jeou has been found innocent of libel and leaking confidential information in a case involving suspected influence peddling by a ...