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Video: Taiwanese Legislators Brawl over Quarantine Policy

Taiwan’s Chinese Nationalist Party, Kuomintang (KMT), protested the coronavirus policy of the island’s ruling party at a legislative session on Tuesday, with several KMT members shoving opposing lawmakers to the floor of the parliamentary building and drenching others with water.

Taipei, TAIWAN: Legislators from the main opposition Kuomintang (KMT) chant slogans at the Parliament in Taipei, 11 May 2007. Taiwan lawmakers review their annual government budget session at Parlaiment which should be approved in December 2006. AFP PHOTO/Sam YEH (Photo credit should read SAM YEH/AFP via Getty Images)

China Censors War Film for Glorifying Taiwan’s Founders

Mainland Chinese censors scuttled the premiere of a lavish new historical epic called The Eight Hundred on Wednesday, apparently because they felt it glorified the Chinese Nationalist Party, which would go on to establish the Republic of China after the events depicted in the film. 

Chiang Kai-shek and Mao Zedong in 1945

Taiwanese Opposition Meets with Chinese President Xi Jinping

Chinese President Xi Jinping met on Friday with a delegation of Taiwanese that included Lien Chan, the former chairman of the Kuomintang party (KMT), which is currently the opposition but ran the country until the year 2000. Supporters of the governing Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) complain that the trip to China undermines President Tsai Ing-wen, whose election two years ago enraged mainland China and prompted it to begin an aggressive campaign of diplomatic and economic isolation against Taiwan.

The Associated Press