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The key force in Taiwan's politics that English press doesn't cover

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — In the local press and on TV talk shows, there is seemingly endless discussion recently about the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) factions (派系). During the ongoing DP...

KMT's radical reform plan already faltering, and would Taiwan voters buy it anyway?

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — According to a “party insider,” Kuomintang (KMT) Chair Eric Chu’s (朱立倫) trip to the U.S. in June was the launch of a plan to replace the party’s ...

Former premier says Tsai administration energy policy has failed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Taiwan Premier Jiang Yi-huah (江宜樺) said the Tsai administration’s energy policy has failed and called for nuclear power to make up for the nation’s &ldq...

Ex-Taiwan President Ma’s nuclear power talk slammed as misleading

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former President Ma Ying-jeou’s (馬英九) call for Taiwan to pursue nuclear power, citing the European Union’s taxonomy of the energy as “green” has be...

Eric Chu's weak position in KMT threatens plan to radically reboot party

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) Chair Eric Chu (朱立倫) is attempting to force the party to radically shift the course it has been on for the last twenty-plus years. After losing two n...

China creates Taiwan's 'democracy fish'

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — Remember the economic boom times brought on by former President Ma Ying-jeou’s (馬英九) 633 promises? The 6% annual GDP growth, per capita gross domestic product of N...

Could Taiwan's KMT be making moves to drop the 1992 consensus?

This is part six in a series on what Americans need to know about the KMT following Eric Chu’s visit and the re-opening of the KMT Washington office. Part one “What Americans need to know ...

Is the new KMT pro-US shift actually for real?

This is part five in a series on what Americans need to know about the KMT following Eric Chu’s visit and the re-opening of the KMT Washington office. Part one “What Americans need to know...

How pro-China is the KMT now?

This is part four in a series on what Americans need to know about the KMT following Eric Chu’s visit to the U.S. and the re-opening of the KMT Washington office. Part one “What Americans ...

KMT's pro-US pivot on very wobbly foundations

This is part three in a series on what Americans need to know about the KMT following Eric Chu’s visit and the re-opening of the KMT Washington office. Part one “What Americans need to kno...

When pro-China elements took over the KMT

This is part two in a series on what Americans need to know about the KMT following Eric Chu’s visit and the re-opening of the KMT Washington office. Part one “What Americans need to know ...

What Americans need to know about KMT past

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) Chair Eric Chu (朱立倫) has just returned from a trip to the United States, where he re-opened the party’s Washington D.C. office, met with overseas ...

Taiwan opposition party opens representative office in Washington D.C.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Kuomintang (KMT) will work together with the U.S. to win support for Taiwan, KMT Chairman Eric Chu (朱立倫) said on Wednesday (June 8) during the unveiling ceremony for t...

Premier rejects former president's claim Taiwan is a democracy without freedom

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) on Sunday (June 5) shut down claims made by former President Ma Ying-Jeou (馬英九) that the nation is a democracy without freedom. Ma m...

Taiwan’s KMT chair Eric Chu arrives in US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman Eric Chu (朱立倫) arrived in the U.S. on Friday (June 3) on a visit to inaugurate a liaison office for the opposition party as it seeks to bolster i...