Category Archives: Key Issues

Taipei MRT to officially launch new fare scheme Feb. 1

| January 16, 2020 | | 0

Taipei-A plan to cancel the current 20 percent discount for Taipei MRT passengers using electronic cards and replace it with a new fare scheme offering discounts for frequent travelers of up to 30 percent will …

Foodpanda couriers stage nationwide protest over pay cut

| January 16, 2020 | | 0

Taipei-Foodpanda delivery couriers on Thursday staged a series of coordinated protests across Taiwan against the company's recent decision to reduce their pay.

At one demonstration in front of the Taichung City Government office, a spokesman …

European Parliament passes articles supporting Taiwan

| January 16, 2020 | | 0

Taipei-The European Parliament (EP) on Wednesday passed two resolutions that include articles expressing support for Taiwan's meaningful participation in international organizations.

The resolutions -- one on the Common Foreign and Security Policy and another on …

Taiwanese say Beijing should hold dialogue with DPP: poll

| January 15, 2020 | | 0

Taipei-A majority of Taiwanese think that Beijing should again hold a dialogue with the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) after its victory in the Jan. 11 presidential and legislative elections, according to the results of a …

Alleged gangsters indicted in Kaohsiung street violence case

| January 15, 2020 | | 0

Kaohsiung-Twenty-seven people, including live vlogger Lien Chien-yi (???) and alleged gang leader Cheng Yu-jen (???), were indicted Wednesday in connection with an incident of street violence in Kaohsiung last year.

Lien and his employees and …

KMT chairman resigns amid heated calls for party reform

| January 15, 2020 | | 0

Taipei-Opposition Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman Wu Den-yih (???) resigned Wednesday effective immediately, amid heated protests outside the headquarters by younger party members calling for reform following the party's crushing defeat in the Jan. 11 elections.

The …

President Tsai appoints new Chief of the General Staff

| January 15, 2020 | | 0

Taipei-President Tsai Ing-wen (???) appointed Commander of the Republic of China (ROC) Navy Admiral Huang Shu-kuang (???) to the post of Chief of the General Staff Wednesday.

Huang will succeed Shen Yi-ming (???), who was …

China’s response to Tsai’s cross-strait proposals impractical: MAC

| January 15, 2020 | | 0

Taipei-Taipei said Wednesday that China's reaffirmation of the "1992 consensus" earlier in the day in response to President Tsai Ing-wen's (???) proposal for positive cross-strait interactions was not in keeping with the democratic wishes of …

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