Taiwan's KMT will not change party name

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Responding to whether the Kuomintang (KMT) would omit the word "Chinese” from its official party name, KMT Chairman Johnny Chiang (江啟臣) on Sunday (Oct. 11) said...

Taiwan's New Power Party announces new chairman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's New Power Party (NPP) has selected Kao Yu-ting (高鈺婷) as its new chairman, replacing ex-legislator Hsu Yung-ming (徐永明), who was one of the accused in a massive...

DPP criticizes former Taiwan president, KMT chairman for not resisting China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) on Wednesday (Aug. 26) slammed former President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) and Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman Johnny Chiang (江啟臣), saying the two...

New Taipei City mayor offers advice on KMT party reform

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New Taipei City Mayor Hou You-yi (侯友宜) said on Tuesday (Aug. 18) that the Kuomintang (KMT) party must consider public opinion and stay connected to everyday people by bein...

Former KMT chairman calls for party reform, reflection

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman Eric Chu (朱立倫) on Sunday (Aug. 16) said that the party should not get bogged down in personnel matters at this time and that it should ins...

KMT caucus whip calls for party reform

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lin Wei-chou (林為洲), the KMT caucus whip, on Sunday (Aug. 16) said that the Kuomintang (KMT) should say goodbye to the “Han Wave” (韓流) and regain the trust of t...

Former president's comments belittle Taiwan: Democratic Progressive Party

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Democratic Progressive Party spokesperson Yen Jo-fang (顏若芳) on Tuesday (Aug. 11) said that former President Ma Ying-jeou’s (馬英九) comments about China’s strateg...

KMT member begs contentious pro-China legislator to quit amid reform crisis

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the younger members of the Kuomintang (KMT) clamor for party reform in the wake of its rout in the general elections, one member singled out a highly contentious figure...

Next generation of Taiwan's KMT fires first shot in fight for party reform

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After their party's defeat in Taiwan's general elections, the Kuomintang (KMT) party's younger members have begun questioning the party's core values while...

Repression marks China 30 years after Tiananmen Square Massacre

BEIJING (AP) — Thirty years since the Tiananmen Square protests, China's economy has catapulted up the world rankings, yet political repression is harsher than ever. Hundreds of thousands...

Hau drops out of KMT race in Huang's favor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former Taipei City Mayor Hau Lung-bin canceled his bid for Kuomintang chairman after acting party leader Huang Min-hui joined the race in an effort to block Legislative Vice Spe...