Kuomintang

Datan Gas Terminal Development Proves Another Issue the DPP and KMT Have Traded Places On

Construction plans for the No. 3 liquified gas terminal by the Central Petroleum Company near the coast of the Datan Borough, which is located in the Guanyin District of Taoyuan, has led environmental groups to call for a national referendum on the issue. But what has provoked a number of strong reactions among environmental groups in recent days is that the KMT has jumped onto supporting the referendum proposal...

Calls to Distinguish the National Emblem from the KMT Party Logo Retread Familiar Territory

The KMT’s party logo and its similarity to the national emblem has again become an object of political contestation. Last week, the Legislative Yuan passed a resolution calling for the Ministry of Interior to investigate the possibility of changing the national emblem. The Ministry of the Interior is required to produce a report on the matter within two months to report to the Internal Administration Committee of the Legislative Yuan...

Weekend Sees Eighth Death in Taiwan from COVID-19 Since Start of the Pandemic

The situation regarding the Taoyuan General Hospital cluster, Taiwan’s first COVID-19 cluster since last April and Taiwan’s largest COVID-19 cluster to date, continues to develop. Friday night saw the first COVID-19 death in eight months, after a woman in her eighties part of the cluster died, and was found to have been infected with COVID-19 after her death...