Taiwan Politics

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Throwing pig intestines the only way to stop ruling party: KMT

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Legislators from the opposition Kuomintang (KMT) threw pig intestines at the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and Premier Su...

Taiwan ruling, opposition parties clash at parliament over ractopamine pork

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Taiwan Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) was ushered into the Legislative Yuan (Parliament) on Friday morning by Democratic Progressive Party's (DPP,...

Some Taiwanese protest against US pork imports for this ‘peculiar reason’

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Taiwan saw an incredible turnout during last week’s “Autumn Fight” (秋鬥) as protesters held up signs, calling the government...

Two Taiwan officials in Washington contracted COVID-19: TECRO

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) — Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office (TECRO, 駐美國台北經濟文化代表處) confirmed on Wednesday that two officials in Washington have contracted COVID-19. The...

Taiwan responds to postponement of Wheeler’s trip to Taiwan

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Taiwan responded on Tuesday to the postponement of U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Andrew Wheeler’s planned visit to...

Taiwan premier dismisses invite for debate over U.S. pork imports

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Kuomintang (KMT, 國民黨) Chairman Johnny Chiang (江啟臣) lashed out at Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) on Tuesday for allegedly rushing...

Family of murdered Malaysian student to sue Taiwan gov’t for alleged negligence: Lawyer

SIBU, SARAWAK (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) — The family of Irene Chung will be filing a civil suit against several authorities in Taiwan for...
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Social media users shocked at popular legislator’s filthy bedroom

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Democratic Progressive Party (DPP, 民進黨) Legislator Kao Chia-yu (高嘉瑜) lamented last week that young people could not afford to...

Thousands march in Taiwan streets against US pork imports

Thousands of people marched in Taipei's streets on Sunday demanding the reversal of a decision to allow U.S. pork imports into Taiwan, alleging food safety issues.President Tsai Ing-wen's administration lifted a long-standing ban on U.S. pork and beef imports in August, in a move seen as one of the first steps toward possibly negotiating a bilateral trade agreement with the U.S. The ban is due to be lifted in January.
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Air Force increases trial flight hours of Taiwan ‘Brave Eagle’ jet

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Taiwan Air Force on Thursday increased the trial flight hours of the very first Advanced Jet Trainer (AJT), “Brave...