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3 hrs ago | The China Post

Election campaigns, festivals canceled after Kaohsiung explosions

Both the ruling Kuomintang and the opposition Democratic Progressive Party announced Friday that their election campaigns were suspended indefinitely after gas explosions in Kaohsiung claimed the lives of 24 people and injured more than 270 others.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

The China Post

Industry white paper on its way, but will Ma listen?

Rock Hsu, chairman of the Chinese National Federation of Industries, will present his CFNI White Paper for 2014 to President Ma Ying-jeou on Aug. 4. In this year's white paper, released last Friday, Hsu is pressing for transformational change so that Taiwan may effectively compete on the global economic stage.

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The China Post

Hsieh formally drafted as KMT's Keelung mayoral candidate

The Kuomintang yesterday formally drafted National Security Council advisor Hsieh Li-kung as its Keelung mayoral candidate during its weekly Central Standing Committee meeting.

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KMT caucus chief resigns after Control Yuan debacle

Top Kuomintang legislator Lin Hung-chih tendered his resignation as caucus chief whip Wednesday following the defeat of 11 presidential nominees for the Control Yuan.

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KMT caucus whip resigns

Taipei, July 30 Lawmaker Lin Hung-chih resigned as the legislative whip of the majority Kuomintang on Wednesday after 11 of 27 nominees for the Control Yuan were rejected by lawmakers a day earlier because of defections.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

The China Post

Independent candidate quits Chiayi mayoral election

A former member of the Kuomintang announced Tuesday that she will drop out of the mayoral race in Chiayi , head of the Chiayi City Farmers' Association, denied speculation she had been pressured by KMT officials and she decided to quit the race simply because she was not ready for it.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

ETaiwanNews.com

Keelung speaker insists on mayoral bid

Taipei, July 10 The speaker of the Keelung Municipal Council said Thursday that he will continue his campaign to be elected mayor of the northern Taiwan port city, a day after the ruling Kuomintang dropped him as the party's candidate.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

The China Post

Mao was on KMT payroll, archives show

Communist Chinese leader Mao Zedong was once on the payroll of the Kuomintang, archives from Taiwan's ruling party show.

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Thu Jul 24, 2014

The China Post

Kinmen magistrate questioned over KKL scandal

TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Kuomintang Kinmen Magistrate Lee Wo-shih and his wife Su Feng-ying yesterday morning were summoned by the Kinmen District Prosecutors Office over their alleged involvement in a scandal involving Kinmen Kaoliang Liquor Inc. , Firich Enterprises Co.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

The China Post

Hsieh vows major constructions if voted Keelung chief

Potential Keelung mayoral candidate Hsieh Li-kung said yesterday that if the Kuomintang were to nominate him and if he wins the election, he will work on launching more major construction projects in the port city to drive local growth and development.

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Tue Jul 22, 2014

The China Post

Fighting between pan-blues and greens is self-defeating

With the Taipei mayoral election fast approaching, the debates and arguments between the candidates are beginning to heat up.

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KMT likely to pick former immigration chief for Keelung

Former National Immigration Agency Director-General Hsieh Li-kung was most likely to run for mayor of Keelung for the Kuomintang, reports said Tuesday.

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

The China Post

Taiwan National Conference chair to lead Ko campaign

Former New Party Legislator and incumbent Taiwan National Conference Chairman Yao Li-ming yesterday was interviewed by local media for the first time since agreeing to act as independent Taipei mayoral candidate Ko Wen-je's campaign manager.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

The China Post

Group asks DPP not to freeze independence clause

TAIPEI, Taiwan -- A citizen group yesterday appealed for the Democratic Progressive Party not to freeze its "Taiwan Independence clause" and protested against any signs of the party's "Kuomintangization."

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The China Post

KMT, DPP open LINE accounts to attract younger generation of voters

Recognizing the importance of young voters in the year-end local government elections, the two major political parties have launched aggressive campaigns to win over Taiwanese youth, including the use of popular messaging and social media app LINE.

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The China Post

KMT's Lien dismisses 'influence of money' comment by former DPP Chairman Hsieh

Kuomintang candidate for Taipei mayor Sean Lien on Tuesday declined to respond to comments that he had a good chance of winning in November because of the "influence of money."

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Sun Jul 13, 2014

The China Post

Sean Lien puts on 'war shirt' at campaign rally

The Kuomintang's Taipei mayoral candidate Sean Lien yesterday made a great show of putting on the campaign vest he wore when he was shot four years ago, declaring his determination to run for the much-coveted position.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

The China Post

Immigrants who contribute to Taiwan are Taiwanese: Ma

President Ma Ying-jeou said Saturday that all immigrants to Taiwan can be viewed as Taiwanese, regardless of when they arrived, once they are willing to contribute to the country.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

The China Post

Lien Hui-hsin's prosecution deferred for one year

The Taipei District Prosecutors Office yesterday deferred prosecution of Kuomintang Taipei mayoral candidate Sean Lien's sister Lien Hui-hsin for one year, and ordered her to pay NT$6 million to the national treasury over alleged violations of the Pharmaceutical Affairs Act.

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The Age

China's rulers team up with notorious 'White Wolf' of Taiwan

Taipei: The Chinese Communist Party, which came to power promising to break the nexus between politics and crime, has teamed up with a notorious triad figure to help press its claims in Taiwan.

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