Green Party Taiwan nominates high-profile psychologist as legislator-at-large

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Green Party Taiwan (GPT) revealed its list of legislators-at-large on Thursday (Nov. 14), including a famous doctor of psychology Cheng Hui-wen (鄭惠文) and party founder...

Taiwan’s NPP nominates mother of murdered child as legislator-at-large

TAIPEI (Taiwan News)—The New Power Party (NPP) on Wednesday (Nov. 13) announced a list of its nominees for legislators-at-large, including the mother of the murdered child known as "Little ...

Taiwan parties to announce legislator-at-large nominees for 2020 elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's three major political parties are slated to nominate candidates for legislator-at-large seats this week ahead of the Jan. 11 elections, with most of them bein...

2020 Taiwan Elections: Party heavyweights battle for bellwether New Taipei City seats

New Taipei City, which has 12 legislative seats up for grabs and is known as a bellwether municipality, has emerged as a battleground ahead of the January 2020 elections, drawing the attention of the ...

PFP leader James Soong explores Taiwan presidential bid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – People First Party (PFP) Chairman James Soong (宋楚瑜) is exploring the possibility of launching a presidential ticket for the fourth time, reports said Saturday (Nov. 2). ...

NPP legislator blasts New Taipei govt. for neglecting bridge safety standards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following the tragic collapse of the Nanfang'ao Bridge in Yilan's Su'ao Township on Oct. 1, New Power Party (NPP) legislator Huang Kuo-chang (黃國昌) has become a...

Taiwan legislator pans China Airlines for lying in cigarette smuggling scandal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s cigarette smuggling scandal continues to grab media attention and a legislator lambasted the government on Wednesday (Sept. 25) for conniving with China Air...

Taiwan sounds alarm on South Korean products over swine flu fear

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – South Korean produced fish and cheese sausage sticks, all available on local online shopping platforms and allegedly containing pork, are causing concern as the Northeast ...

New Power Party pulls out from Taiwan presidential race

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After months of speculation, the New Power Party (NPP) said on Tuesday (Sept. 24) that it will not appoint a presidential nominee for the election in January. While the...

Taiwan needs Meiji Restoration, not Boxer Rebellion: Taipei mayor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Responding to criticism from the New Power Party (NPP), Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) on Sunday (Sept. 22) said that Taiwan needs a "Meiji Restoration, not a Boxer Reb...

Taiwan president's top aide lambasted over no-show at cigarette smuggling briefing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A top aide of President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) came under fire for failing to appear at a briefing on the cigarette smuggling case that has embroiled Taiwan’s national s...

Taiwan ruling party faces crisis in 2020 legislative elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Recent polls suggest that voters may choose to “split their support” in Taiwan's 2020 general elections. Some voters have indicated their intention to cast...

Legislator demands full disclosure of buyers in Taiwan’s cigarette smuggling case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The finance minister of Taiwan has promised to launch a complete investigation into the cigarette smuggling incident by the end of the week as questions remain about the h...

NPP rules out cooperation with Taipei mayor for Taiwan presidential election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The New Power Party (NPP) on Friday (September 20) ruled out cooperation with Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) in the run-up to the January 2020 presidential and legislat...

NPP to nominate candidate for Taiwan presidency

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As Taiwan’s presidential race heats up, the New Power Party (NPP) aims to call on party legislator Huang Kuo-chang (黃國昌) to run for president, according to a SETN.co...