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Indigenous voters tipped Taiwan's legislative race to the KMT

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — In January’s legislative elections, the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) got the most votes by a fair margin, yet they still lost to the Kuomintang (KMT). The...

China says its ready to build rail link to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China said it is ready to build a high-speed rail link to Taiwan from the island adjacent to Fujian province, a plan rejected by Taiwan as “wishful thinking”. ...

Cargo ships out of action causing food shortages: Matsu DPP head

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The defense minister has apologized to Matsu-based troops as reports emerge that the island’s food shortages are causing temporary business closures after 20 days wi...

KMT's Wang Chung-ming declares victory in Taiwan's Lienchiang County

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Deputy Magistrate of Lienchiang County, Wang Chung-ming (王忠銘) of the Kuomintang (KMT), won the race for county magistrate in Taiwan's least populated municipali...

Video shows Taiwanese enjoy bubble bath party during China's wargames

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video surfaced on Saturday (Aug. 6) showing revelers enjoying a bubble bath party on a Taiwanese island off the coast of China despite being at the height of the People...

The importance — and humor — of Taiwan politicians' social media accounts

Social media plays a significant role in Taiwan politics but differently than in countries like the United States. There are three main social media outlets that Taiwanese politicians might use for...

Taiwan's DPP secretary-general visits Dalai Lama in India

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Secretary-General Luo Wen-jia (羅文嘉) met up with the Dalai Lama and Lobsang Sangay, the head of the Tibetan government in exile, last wee...

Taiwan's ruling party to mull backing Hong Kong's anti-extradition bill protests

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — While the people of Hong Kong prepare for another mass demonstration against the now-postponed extradition bill on July 1, Taiwan's ruling Democratic Progressive Party...