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Saint Lucia chooses to be diplomatic ally with Taiwan: PM

Visiting Saint Lucian Prime Minister Philip J. Pierre said on Wednesday that his country does not believe in interference in the internal affairs of other countries and chooses to be diplomatic ally with Taiwan. “We believe in all states having...
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ELECTIONS 2022/Taiwan’s local elections not a barometer for 2024 presidential race: Experts

Taiwan’s local election results will bolster the opposition Kuomintang (KMT) but are unlikely to have a major bearing on the 2024 presidential contest, when cross-strait issues will be back on the ballot, international scholars said. In Saturday’s ...
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ELECTIONS 2022/Hong Kong-born voters face jail for taking ballots from polling place

Three Hong Kong-born Taiwanese citizens are facing the prospect of a one-year prison sentence or a NT$15,000 fine for allegedly removing ballots from a polling place in New Taipei during nationwide elections for 11,023 local government officials. The three ind...
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ELECTIONS 2022/KMT’s Yao Ching-ling claims reelection win in Taitung County magistrate race

Incumbent Taitung Magistrate Yao Ching-ling (饒慶鈴) declared victory in Saturday’s local election race, keeping the southeastern county for the Kuomintang (KMT). The final ballot count shows Yao with 68,661 votes, or 61.22 percent of the total, ahea...
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ELECTIONS 2022/KMT’s Chang Li-shan declares reelection win in Yunlin County

Yunlin County Magistrate Chang Li-shan (張麗善) of the Kuomintang (KMT) declared victory in her bid for reelection Saturday against Democratic Progressive Party Legislator Liu Chien-kuo (劉建國) and independent Lin Chia-yu (林佳瑜). Chang declared vic...
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ELECTIONS 2022/Former Kinmen Magistrate Chen Fu-hai reclaims county seat

Former Kinmen County Magistrate Chen Fu-hai (陳福海) declared victory Saturday at about 6:43 p.m., defeating his main challenger Kinmen County Magistrate Yang Cheng-wu (楊鎮浯) of the Kuomintang (KMT) in the KMT stronghold. Chen, who ran as an independen...
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ELECTIONS 2022/Independent Chung Tung-chin declares win in Miaoli County magistrate race

Miaoli County Council Speaker Chung Tung-chin (鍾東錦) declared victory in the county’s magistrate election Saturday, beating his four other rivals. Chung, 59, declared victory at 6:50 p.m. His victory will not be confirmed until the Central Election...
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ELECTIONS 2022/Chiang Wan-an resigns as legislator to focus on Taipei mayor race

Legislator and the opposition Kuomintang’s (KMT) candidate for Taipei mayoral race Chiang Wan-an (蔣萬安) said Thursday morning he would stand down as a member of the Legislature to focus on his election campaign. Speaking to reporters at a wet market...
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