Taiwan issues warrant for former KMT legislator

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - As former Kuomintang legislator Lee Ching-hua (李慶華) failed to appear at court hearings about allegations of corruption against him, the New Taipei District Court on Tuesday issu...

Keelung Mayor Lin Yu-chang named as Taiwan ruling party's acting chair

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) on Wednesday named current Keelung Mayor Lin Yu-chang (林右昌) as its acting chairman. President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) resigned ...

Smaller parties in Taiwan make ground in city, county councils

TAIPEI (CNA) -- The newly emerging New Power Party (NPP) made substantial grounds in Saturday's elections for city and county councilors, securing 16 seats in 10 cities and counties out of the par...

Taiwan elections: KMT candidate Han Kuo-yu wins Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) candidate for Kaohsiung mayor, Chen Chi-mai (陳其邁), has admitted defeat against the opposition Kuomintang (KMT) candidate, Han Kuo-yu (韓國...

Taiwan elections: DPP and KMT in close battle for Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In the high-profile race for mayor of the southern harbor town of Kaohsiung, preliminary results after half an hour of counting indicated an early but extremely close lead...

Obama praises Pelosi as effective legislative leader

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Barack Obama is praising Rep. Nancy Pelosi as one of the most effective legislative leaders in the country's history. He's stopping short of backing her bid to be el...

Anti-pollution protesters take to the streets in Taiwan's Yunlin County

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Citizens took to the streets today (Nov. 11) in Taiwan’s Yunlin County (雲林) as part of a non-partisan “Third Force” anti-pollution protest march. ...

Independent but connected: Political campaigns work together

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Kyle Bailey knows firsthand it can be lonely working on a campaign for an independent political candidate. There's no party structure to rely on to help with c...

Thai police charge leaders of new party with online offenses

BANGKOK (AP) — Police acting on a complaint by Thailand's ruling junta have charged the leaders of a new political party that strongly opposes military rule with violating the computer crime law, whic...

Banned pro-Mao party re-registers under new name in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The banned Chinese political party that champions former leader Mao Zedong, the "Defend Mao Zedong People's Party," was re-registered under a new name, the &...

Taiwan's KMT on verge of selecting 'energetic chicken' as party mascot

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The KMT is currently holding an online competition, allowing the public to select a new party mascot, in an effort to promote the party with younger generations in Taiwan....

Taiwan's KMT holds contest for new party mascot

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Youth Department of the KMT, in an effort to promote the party with young people in Taiwan, is holding a competition to select a new cartoon mascot ahead of the electi...

KMT is still Taiwan’s wealthiest political party

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Despite its crushing 2016 election defeat and an investigation by a new government body, the Kuomintang (KMT, 中國國民黨) has remained Taiwan’s wealthiest political party...

Taiwan New Party officials indicted for working on behalf of China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – New Party spokesman Wang Ping-chung (王炳忠), his father and two supporters were indicted for violations of the National Security Act Wednesday, including recruiting serving ...

Anti-immigrant party set to make gains at Slovenia vote

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia (AP) — Slovenian voters go to the polls this weekend in a parliamentary election expected to produce no clear winner but which could see strong gains by an anti-immigrant party bac...