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CP Politics

KMT Chairman Wu Den-yih speaks at a press conference on Jan. 11, 2020. (CNA)

Opposition KMT to elect new chairman, Central Standing Committee members in March

TAIPEI (The China Post) — After suffering a stinging defeat in the presidential election, Taiwan's main opposition, the Kuomintang (KMT), plans to elect a...
AIT Chairman James Moriarty speaks at a conference in Washington D.C. on Jan. 11, 2020. (CNA)

U.S. hopes for progress on pork, beef imports in Tsai 2nd term

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) — James Moriarty, chairman of the Board of Trustees of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), told reporters on Jan. 11 that "the...
The DPP won 61 seats, giving it a cushion of four seats about the 57 seats needed to claim a majority in the 113-seat Legislature, according to tallies from the Central Election Commission. (NOWnews)

Ruling DPP retains legislative majority, opposition gains 3 seats

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) – The ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) on Saturday lost 7 seats in the legislature but maintained a comfortable majority...

President Tsai Ing-wen wins record-breaking 8.17 million votes

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) — Taiwan’s incumbent President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) has been elected to a second four-year term Saturday, winning a record-breaking 8.17...
Taipei City Mayor and Taiwan People's Party Chairman Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) swarmed by supporters at a rally in Taipei on Friday. (CNA)

Brainchild of Taipei City mayor wins 5 legislative seats

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) — Taiwan People's Party (TPP), the brainchild of Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲), was the highest-scoring small party in the...

Analysis | Protecting Taiwan sovereignty, democracy key arguments in Tsai reelection

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) was elected to a second four-year term Saturday with a strong mandate to further protect...

President Tsai Ing-wen wins reelection in a landslide

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) – President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) won a second term in office on Saturday in a landslide victory that highlights voters’...
Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) raises her fist at a rally in New Taipei City on Jan. 5, 2020. (CNA)

How do they speak? — A breakdown of presidential hopefuls’ speeches

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) — When it comes to the art of persuasion, presidential hopeful Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) adopts a more flowery rhetoric than...
Two supporters hold signs that read “go home to vote” and “for Taiwan” at a rally in Taipei on Thursday. (CNA)

High voter turnout anticipated as voters head to polls with sense of ‘national doom’

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) — An estimated 19 million Taiwanese will head to the polls tomorrow with a sense of desperation not seen before. In...
Kuomintang (KMT) Deputy Secretary Alex Tsai (蔡正元) sits for a press conference in Taipei on Thursday. (Courtesy of KMT)

DPP, KMT blame each other as Chinese spy scandal snowballs

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Following Kuomintang (KMT) senior official Alex Tsai’s (蔡正元) press conference during which he refuted accusations of bribery and menace...

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