KMT reformers create Facebook group to debate party’s cross-strait stand

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Reformers in the Kuomintang (KMT) have created a Facebook group inviting debate on the opposition party’s stand on cross-strait issues in a bid to transform itself a...

KMT member begs contentious pro-China legislator to quit amid reform crisis

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the younger members of the Kuomintang (KMT) clamor for party reform in the wake of its rout in the general elections, one member singled out a highly contentious figure...

KMT candidates accuse Taiwan president of 'bootlicking Communist China'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) legislative candidate Cheng Cheng-chien (鄭正鈐), KMT Taipei City Councilor Lo Chih-chiang (羅智強), and New Party Taipei City Councilor Hou Han-ting (侯漢廷) on W...

DPP influencer accused of cyberbullying allegedly received funding from Taiwan govt

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) legislator Lo Chih-chiang (羅智強) revealed Thursday (Dec. 5) that pro-Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) social media influencer Slow Yang (楊蕙如) had been re...

KMT's Ting Shou-chung opts for recount in Taipei mayoral race, again

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After losing by a razor thin margin in Saturday's mayoral election to Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲), Kuomintang (KMT) Taipei mayoral candidate Ting Shou-chung (丁守中) today filed a r...

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 ex-President Ma Ying-jeou sentenced to 4 months in prison

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's High Court has found former President Ma Ying-jeou guilty in a political leak case, and has sentenced him to four months in prison, which can be commuted to a...

Taiwan ex-President Ma found not guilty in leaks case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) was found not guilty of pressuring the then-prosecutor general to leak confidential information about the investigation into alleged in...

Taiwan’s ex-President Ma Ying-jeou maintains innocence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—Former Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) denied leaking classified information related to the suspected influence-peddling of an opposing party lawmaker, and pleaded his i...

Former Taiwan President indicted for leaking confidential information

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Prosecutors on Tuesday indicted former Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou for leaking confidential information in a wiretapping case dating back to 2013. The Taipei District Pros...

Former President indicted for leaking confidential information

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Prosecutors on Tuesday indicted former President Ma Ying-jeou for leaking confidential information in a wiretapping case dating back to 2013. The Taipei District Prosecutors...

Former Ma aide plans run for mayor of Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Lo Chih-chiang, a close ally of former President Ma Ying-jeou, said Saturday he was embarking on a three-stage strategy to run for mayor of Taipei City in 2018. ...

Ex-President Ma appears in court

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former President Ma Ying-jeou appeared in court Tuesday for the first time since leaving office last May, in a case dating back to his power struggle with then-Legislative...

Government approves U.S. trip for ex-VP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Presidential Office has approved an application by former Vice President Wu Den-yih to travel to the United States later this month, reports said Friday. Earlier, the gove...

Talk show host charged with defamation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Talk show host Clara Chou was indicted for aggravated defamation Friday over her allegations that President Ma Ying-jeou accepted NT$200 million (US$6 million) from controversia...