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Taiwan party ditches presidential candidate

 Taiwan's ruling Kuomintang (KMT) party on Saturday dropped its candidate for the upcoming presidential election in January 2016.

Oct 17, 2015, 20:54 PM IST

Taiwan party ditches presidential candidate

 Taiwan's ruling Kuomintang (KMT) party on Saturday dropped its candidate for the upcoming presidential election in January 2016.

Oct 17, 2015, 20:54 PM IST

Chinese dissident sets sights on seat in Taiwan Parliament

Twenty-six years after Wu`er Kaixi stood alongside young comrades to stare down People`s Liberation Army tanks in Tiananmen Square, the Chinese democracy activist has his sights set on winning a seat in Taiwan`s parliament. 

Jul 24, 2015, 11:20 AM IST

Taiwan`s KMT picks wildcard Hung Hsiu-chu for presidential race

Taiwan`s ruling Kuomintang (KMT) officially endorsed wildcard candidate Hung Hsiu-chu Sunday to run for president next year, as the deeply divided party faces a battle to regain public support.

Jul 19, 2015, 13:47 PM IST

'China`s Xi meets Taiwan ruling party chief'

Chinese Communist Party chief Xi Jinping held talks with the visiting leader of Taiwan`s ruling party on Monday, state media reported, the first such meeting for seven years. 

May 04, 2015, 10:33 AM IST

'China leaders to meet Taiwan ruling party chief'

Leaders of China`s Communist Party will meet the chairman of Taiwan`s ruling Kuomintang (KMT) party early next month, state media said Friday, amid improving relations between the political foes.

Apr 24, 2015, 10:43 AM IST

Taiwan's embattled ruling party looks to new leader to turn tide

Taiwan`s Beijing-friendly ruling party appointed a new leader on Saturday in the hope of reversing its fortunes after its worst-ever local election setback reflected growing fears over Chinese influence.

Jan 18, 2015, 00:58 AM IST

Taiwan hangs out "tiny welcome sign" for China delegation

Chinese officials and business leaders visiting Taiwan this week can expect a lukewarm welcome at best, with the resurgence of the pro-independence opposition casting further doubt on deals already slowed by public suspicion of closer ties with Beijing.

Dec 08, 2014, 09:26 AM IST

Taiwan premier resigns over party's landslide poll defeat

Taiwan's premier resigned on Saturday after his Beijing-friendly ruling party suffered a landslide defeat at the island's biggest ever local elections, as public fears grow over China's increasing influence.

Nov 29, 2014, 22:22 PM IST

Scandal-hit Taiwan legislative chief told to quit

Taiwan President Ma Ying-jeou Wednesday asked Legislative Speaker Wang Jin-pyng to step down for his alleged involvement in a lobbying scandal.

Sep 11, 2013, 16:42 PM IST