Taipei Times: NPP to be most affected by Ko’s new party: Huang

… “Ko’s new party will have the biggest impact on the NPP,” Huang said on Facebook. Nonetheless, he said he was happy to see the new party formed, because it is normal for political parties to have to compete for voters’ support. As with every other new party, the TPP must stand up to public […]

Current Affairs Taiwan (CAT) 台灣時事 08.04.2019 Pilot 11

Hosts Courtney Donovan Smith (石東文) and Michael Turton (麥哲恩) take on a huge news week! Ko Wen-je announces he’s launching a new political party, and wants Terry Gou to be president. Terry Gou returns from Japan and secretly meets with Wang Jin-pyng. Speculation is rife, so we speculate! Dan Han the Cabbage Man is ripped […]

Current Affairs Taiwan (CAT) 台灣時事 07.15.2019 Pilot 08

Michael Turton (麥哲恩) is still on the East Coast, but we were very fortunate to have Chang Jui-chuan 張睿銓 step in to give his take on the KMT primary and the Han Kuo-yu candidacy, Gou, Wang and Chu’s next steps and discord in the NPP as Lin Fei-fan joins the DPP.

Taipei Times: NPP suspends lawmaker’s membership

The New Power Party (NPP) has suspended the membership of Legislator Kawlo Iyun Pacidal amid allegations of influence peddling and abuse of power, party spokesman Lee Chao-li (李兆立) said on Wednesday. On Monday, the Green Party Taiwan alleged that Kawlo in January had received NT$4 million (US$128,279) in green energy subsidies from the Ministry of […]

Taipei Times: Lim to leave NPP, back Tsai re-election bid

New Power Party (NPP) Legislator Freddy Lim (林昶佐) yesterday said that he would leave the party to support President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) re-election bid and expressed the hope that his departure would bring change to the party. He said that he would run for re-election in Taipei’s Zhongzheng-Wanhua electoral district as an independent and would […]