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Taiwan Statebuilding Party legislator loses recall

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Statebuilding Party (TSP) legislator Chen Po-wei (陳柏惟) lost his seat in a recall vote backed by the opposition Kuomintang (KMT) Saturday (Oct. 23). The campaign ...

Recall election for Taiwan Statebuilding Party legislator concludes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The vote to remove Taiwan State Building Party Legislator Chen Po-wei (陳柏惟) that got underway Saturday morning (Oct. 23) has now concluded and the results are expected at ...

Letter to Editor: Taiwan's recall vote against Chen Po-wei should cause concern

Ever since the Kuomintang's (KMT) former Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) lost his job after being voted out by nearly 940,000 recall votes, his supporters, collectively known as "Han Fans,&q...

TSP legislator rounds up support to counter recall campaign

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Statebuilding Party (TSP) Legislator Chen Po-wei (陳柏惟) has hit the streets of Taichung to garner support and counter the Kuomintang-organized recall campaign agains...

Japanese city councilor denounces Taiwan opposition party's recall campaign

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japanese City Councilor Norihiro Uehata, from the city of Kobe, on Sunday (Oct. 10) expressed his opposition to the Kuomintang’s (KMT) efforts to recall Taiwan State...

Survey reconfirms Taiwan’s KMT facing rapid senescence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Behind newly elected Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman Eric Chu’s (朱立倫) lively victory speech urging supporters to rally and regroup, there lies a daunting demographic reali...

Taiwan president promotes 2nd season of ‘Island Nation’ series

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an Instagram post on Saturday (Sept. 18), Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) suggested that those celebrating the Mid-Autumn Festival at home watch and support &ldq...

Taiwan postpones recall vote for legislator because of COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The recall vote targeting the only legislator from the Taiwan Statebuilding Party (TSP) has been postponed from Aug. 28 to Oct. 23 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Centra...

Taiwan postpones 4 referendums from August to December due to COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Four referendums originally scheduled for Aug. 28 will take place on Dec. 18 due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Central Election Commission (CEC) announced Friday (July 2)....

Recall of sole Taiwan Statebuilding Party legislator set for August

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The only member of the Taiwan Statebuilding Party out of the nation's 113 legislators will face a recall vote on Aug. 28, despite the postponement of four nationwide r...

South Taiwan city councilor expresses gratitude for support after surviving recall vote

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After surviving a recall vote on Saturday (Feb. 6), independent Kaohsiung City Councilor Huang Chie (黃捷) on Sunday expressed her gratitude to all those who rejected the ca...

Anti-Han Kuo-yu activists reunite to show support for southern Taiwan city councilor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Several key activists from the movement to recall former Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) came together on Saturday (Jan. 23) to support independent Kaohsiung City Council...

Taiwan Statebuilding Party chairman unconcerned about Beijing's list of Taiwan independence activists

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Statebuilding Party (TSP) Chairman Chen I-chi (陳奕齊) on Sunday (Dec. 5) stated people should not be concerned if they are on China’s list of Taiwanese independ...

Fists and pig guts fly in Taiwan parliament debate on US pork

Legislators from Taiwan’s main opposition Kuomintang (KMT) party threw pig guts and exchanged punches with other lawmakers in parliament on Friday (Nov. 27) as they tried to stop the premier fro...

WHO Facebook video feed blocks word 'Taiwan'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With the World Health Assembly (WHA) having resumed its 73rd session, a Taiwanese politician on Thursday (Nov. 12) noticed that when he typed the word "Taiwan" i...