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KMT opposition to new national emblem symbolic of party rooted in past

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) – To the shock and horror of absolutely no-one, the Kuomintang (KMT) announced this week that it is opposed to making any legal changes to the country’s national sy...

KMT opposes changing Taiwan's country name, national emblem

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Kuomintang (KMT), Taiwan's main opposition party, said Wednesday (Feb. 17) that it firmly opposes making legal changes to the country's official name, national...

Hong Kong activists-in-exile launch magazine to carry torch of resistance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The first magazine published by (overseas) Hongkongers for Hongkongers is now being distributed around the world. The name of the publication — 如水 Flow HK —...

Ousted mayor of Taiwan's Kaohsiung urged to run for KMT chairman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Members of the main opposition party the Kuomintang (KMT) are urging former Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜), who is on a hiatus from politics after being recalled last Ju...

Taiwanese singer Fanny Liu is 'close contact' of Covid case in Hebei, China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Controversial Taiwanese singer Fanny Liu (劉樂妍), who is under lockdown in China's Hebei Province, says she has come in contact with a confirmed Wuhan coronavirus case w...

China Unicom accidentally posts Chiang Kai-shek anti-communist slogan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over the weekend, Beijing's state-owned telecom giant China Unicom found itself scrambling to apologize to irate Chinese netizens who noticed that it had posted a Kuom...

Taiwan’s Taichung to double number of foreign English teachers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taichung City Education Bureau has said that next year, it will double the number of foreign English teachers in order to improve students' English abilities. K...

KMT resolutions call for renewed Taiwan-US diplomatic relations, defense against CCP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Resolutions proposed by the Kuomingtang (KMT) calling for U.S. military aid in combating aggression by the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) and a resumption of diplomatic rel...

Taiwan, US pay tribute to island's leader, 'Mr. Democracy'

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan's leader, senior government officials and a high-level U.S. envoy on Saturday paid tribute to the man who led Taiwan's transition to democracy, former President Lee Teng-h...

Taiwan’s National Palace Museum treasures not KMT assets: Committee

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Cabinet-level Ill-gotten Party Assets Settlement Committee (IGPASC) reaffirmed on Monday (Sept. 7) that national treasures are not Kuomingtang (KMT) assets ...

Former inmate becomes city councilor in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A former inmate of 20 years is now a city councilor in Taoyuan after winning an election in which his opponent was disqualified for bribery. Since his inauguration on J...

NPP pushing for Indigenous Peoples' Day to become national holiday in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Power Party (NPP) Chairman Hsu Yung-ming (徐永明) said on Monday (July 27) that he will push for new legislation to make Aug. 1 "Indigenous Peoples' Day" a ...

Han bids farewell to Kaohsiung, vows to take hiatus from Taiwan politics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After being ousted by voters over the weekend, Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) on his last day in office, Thursday (June 11), addressed his supporters and said he would n...

New Taipei cram school classmates of 31st Wuhan virus case being tested

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After an 11-year-old boy was confirmed to be Taiwan's 31st case of Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) on Tuesday (Feb. 25), officials began testing his cram school classmate...

Taiwan cram schools to stay open without masks, sparking fears of coronavirus 'bomb'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The government is extending holiday leave for public schools in an attempt to contain the spread of China's coronavirus, but cram schools will be allowed to remain ope...