KMT presidential candidate Han names former rival Chu chief campaign manager

Opposition Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) on Sunday named former New Taipei Mayor Eric Chu (朱立倫) as his chief campaign manager, before Chu and a number of KMT heavyweights jo...

Taiwan's ex-president aided by member of China's CPPCC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A court verdict in a case involving illegal political donations revealed that the campaign of former Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) was aided by money from an advi...

Ex-Philippine president praises Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Fidel Valdez Ramos, who served as the 12th president of the Philippines from 1992-1998, met with former Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) on Saturday (Nov. 23), and told...

Taiwan’s problem with extremism

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — At her formal registration as the Democratic Progressive Party's (DPP) presidential candidate earlier this week, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) cautioned that interfe...

Taiwan KMT vice-presidential candidate recommends vote for other party

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Kuomintang (KMT) vice-presidential candidate Simon Chang (張善政) upset the opposition party’s supporters by telling a radio show Thursday (November 14) that if voters ...

Taiwan candidate chooses ex-Google executive as running mate

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The opposition candidate in Taiwan's presidential election early next year has chosen a former Google executive as his running mate. Cheng San-cheng is an engin...

KMT support among Taiwan businesspeople in China may be dwindling

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese businesspeople based in China are a “diminishing force” in terms of support for the Kuomintang (KMT), according to a report in Hong Kong’s Sout...

Han to pick former Premier Chang as running mate

Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) of the opposition Kuomintang (KMT) is expected on Monday to name former Premier Chang San-cheng (張善政) as his running mate in the 2020 presidential election, his aide told CNA Sunday. ...

Taiwan's ex-President Ma Ying-jeou goes on trial in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's former President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) went on trial in Taipei on Wednesday (Nov. 6), charged with criminal breach of trust over the sale of three Kuomintang (KM...

Taiwan joins Cross-Strait CEO Summit in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2019 Cross-Strait CEO Summit (CSCS) opened in Nanjing, China, on Monday (Nov. 4), inviting business owners from Taiwan and China to share company strategies and discus...

Taiwan should be open to unification with China: ex-President Ma

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) delivered a speech titled "Cross-strait Relations at a Crossroad" at Oxford University on Thursday evening (Oct. 31...

Former Taiwan president to deliver speech at Oxford

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Former Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) is set to visit Rome, Italy and the Vatican on Monday (Oct. 28), and then proceed to London the following day, marking his seventh ove...

Taiwan has not given up jurisdiction in murder case: Tsai

Taiwan has not given up jurisdiction in a 2018 murder case involving two Hong Kong citizens, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Tuesday, amid an ongoing controversy over whether Taiwan should accept th...

KMT claims 100,000 attend Han rally in S. Taiwan, netizen estimates 10,000

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Although the Kuomintang (KMT) party claims that 100,000 Han fans attended a campaign rally for presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) on Saturday (Oct. 19), based on phot...

Missing-person posters appear before rally by Taiwan presidential candidate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) prepared to hold a rally at a park in Tainan Saturday (October 19) afternoon, protesters put up “missing ...