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...

Chinese student spy released from jail, barred from leaving Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The first Chinese student in Taiwan found guilty of spying and sentenced in prison has been released on Tuesday, yet remains subject to a travel ban.  Zhou Hongxu (...

Taiwan court confirms 14 months in prison for China spy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan High Court on Thursday confirmed the 14-month prison sentence for Chinese citizen Zhou Hongxu (周泓旭) based on his attempts to develop a spy ring in Taiwan. Ap...

Greece ex-finance minister Varoufakis launches new party

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis has launched a new anti-austerity party that will run against the governing left-wing Syriza party in Greece's next general electio...

Taiwan Supreme Court hears case against accused Chinese spy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Supreme Court will hear the case of Zhou Hong-xu (周泓旭) today for attempting to develop a spy network in Taiwan and thus violating the National Security...

The Latest: French party may be renamed 'National Rally'

PARIS (AP) — The Latest on the party congress of France's far right National Front (all times local): 4:40 p.m. French far-right leader Marine Le Pen has proposed c...

French far-right party definitively severs ties with founder

PARIS (AP) — France's far-right National Front party has definitively severed its ties to firebrand founder Jean-Marie Le Pen as it tries to revive its fortunes. The party also re-el...

Colombia's former guerrillas face first electoral test

BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — Colombia's former leftist guerrillas face their first electoral test as a political party Sunday in congressional voting also seen as a measure of the strength of the country's...