Taiwan Politics

Legislator Chiang Chi-chen reacts after completing his registration at Kuomintang headquarters on Monday, Feb. 3, 2020. (CNA)

Legislator Chiang Chi-chen registers for KMT chairmanship election

TAIPEI (CNA) — Legislator Chiang Chi-chen (江啟臣) became the first candidate to officially register to compete in the upcoming election for Kuomintang (KMT) party...

Taiwan plans name-based system for quick mask purchase

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) — Taiwan residents might have to bring their IDs to buy face masks as early as tomorrow as authorities plan...

Taiwan maintains ties with Eswatini, lashes out at Beijing

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) — Taiwan's diplomatic relations with its only official ally in Africa remains unscathed despite Chinese pressure, the country's Ministry of Foreign...
Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) speaks at a press conference in Taipei on Feb. 3, 2020. (CNA)

Mayor unapologetic, calls for full transparency on quarantine sites

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) — Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) refused to apologize yet again on Monday for disclosing one of the five...
President Tsai Ing-wen (right) speaks at a press conference on Jan. 30, 2020. (CNA)

President thanks Abe, Trudeau for WHO bid support amid coronavirus outbreak

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) thanked the leaders of Japan and Canada in an address to the nation on Thursday...
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (C) attends a meeting of New Coronavirus Infectious Disease Headquarters (task force) at the Diet Building in Tokyo on January 30, 2020. ( The Yomiuri Shimbun via AP Images )

St. Lucia urges WHO to include Taiwan in coronavirus response

TAIPEI (CNA) — St. Lucia, one of Taiwan's diplomatic allies in the Caribbean, on Wednesday called on the World Health Organization (WHO) to allow...
日本首相安倍晉三週二時在廣島舉行的記者會上表示雙方在強徵勞工問題上已喪失信任,並強調對韓方的出口管制是國安議題而非為了報復南韓。 | Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks during a press conference in Hiroshima, western Japan Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019. Prime Minister Abe says the biggest problem between his country and South Korea is a loss of trust resulting from the wartime labor dispute, which Japan initially linked to the export control measures against South Korea but stayed away after Seoul accused Tokyo of weaponizing trade as retaliation.(Juntaro Yokoyama/Kyodo News via AP)

Ministry thanks Abe, Trudeau for WHO support amid virus outbreak

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) — The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA, 外交部) thanked the leaders of Japan and Canada on Thursday for supporting Taiwan's...
Yu Mei-nu waves at same-sex marriage supporters in May, 2019. (Courtesy of Yu Mei-nu)

Interview | More needs to be done for gender equality: Yu Mei-nu

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) — Dubbed by many as the "goddess of the same-sex marriage movement," Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Legislator Yu Mei-nu (尤美女)...
Lawmaker Chiang Chi-chen, center, urges everyone who cares for the KMT, no matter how old they are, to "shoulder the responsibility we should take on," and he asked for a united effort to change the party for the better. (CNA)

Lawmaker Chiang Chi-chen announces KMT chairmanship bid

TAIPEI (CNA) — Lawmaker Chiang Chi-chen (江啟臣) became the fourth person to announce his bid to run for chairman of the main opposition Kuomintang...

New strain of coronavirus detected in Wuhan, 22 flights from Malaysia to the city...

The outbreak of a new strain of coronavirus detected in Wuhan, China has prompted health authorities in Malaysia to keep a close watch on...

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