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Taiwan holds latest military drills following elections

Taiwan holds latest military drills following elections

KAOHSIUNG, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese marines staged drills Thursday as part of a series of military exercises following the reelection of pro-independence President Tsai...
Navy Admiral Huang Shu-kuang (黃曙光), was appointed to the post of Chief of the General Staff on Wednesday, will succeed Shen Yi-ming (沈一鳴), who was killed in a Jan. 2 military helicopter crash, effective Jan. 16. (CNA)

President Tsai appoints new Chief of the General Staff

TAIPEI (CNA) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) appointed Commander of the Republic of China (ROC) Navy Admiral Huang Shu-kuang (黃曙光) to the post of...
Younger party members call for reform during a protest organized on Wednesday outside the headquarters, following the party's stinging defeat in the Jan. 11 elections. (CNA)

KMT chairman resigns amid heated calls for party reform

TAIPEI (CNA) — Opposition Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman Wu Den-yih (吳敦義) resigned Wednesday effective immediately, amid heated protests outside the headquarters by younger party members...
All 44 of the Black Hawk helicopters used by the military have cleared required safety checks of their fuselages and dynamic, radar and control systems and have resumed normal operations. (CNA)

Taiwan Black Hawk helicopters resume operations

TAIPEI (CNA) — Taiwan's 52 UH-60M Black Hawk helicopters have resumed operations after being grounded following a Black Hawk helicopter crash in northern Taiwan on...
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President reassures public after Anti-infiltration Act takes effect

Taipei, Jan. 15 (CNA) President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Wednesday attempted to reassure the public that the Anti-infiltration Act will not affect nationals who...
Incumbent President Tsai Ing-wen (NOWnews)

Foreigners Unfiltered | How Foreigners in Taiwan view President Tsai Ing-wen?

TAIPEI (The China Post) — The China Post interviewed two U.S. students and invited them to share their observations on the democracy in Taiwan and...
China says Taiwan policy intact despite election results

China says Taiwan policy intact despite election results

BEIJING (AP) — A Chinese official said Wednesday that Beijing will not change its policy of annexing Taiwan through its “one country, two systems"...
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President Tsai calls Black Hawk crash victims ‘losses to the nation’

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) attended a state funeral Tuesday for eight military members who died in the UH-60M Black...
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...
Lee Chih-te speaks at a press conference on Tuesday. (Courtesy of Mimi Hsin Hsuan Sun.)

Taiwan people have little trust in local media: media watch group

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) – A survey conducted by Taiwan Media Watch (台灣媒體觀察基金會), an organization dedicated to maintaining freedom of the press and promoting...

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