kuomintang kuomintang  /ˈkwoʊ ˌmɪn ˈtæŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the political party founded in 1911 by Sun Yat-sen; it governed China under Chiang Kai-shek from 1928 until 1949 when the Communists took power and subsequently was the official ruling party of Taiwan

News

  • China's Xi meets with Taiwan delegation: Xinhua

    Beijing (AFP) June 13, 2013 Chinese President Xi Jinping met with a senior Taiwanese official in Beijing on Thursday, state media said, amid improving relations between the two sides. Xi met with Wu Poh-hsiung, honorary chairman of the Kuomintang (KMT) Party, which governs Taiwan, on the second day of a three-day visit by a high-level delegation, news agency Xinhua said. Xinhua provided no ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Space War

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Quotes

  1. "If the Kuomintang won, then reunification with China could be realized anytime soon," Chen, chairman of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), told reporters after a meeting with party heavyweights on the prospects for Saturday's polls.
    on Jan 7, 2008 By: Chen Shui-bian Source: ForexTV.com

  2. "The Kuomintang and the Chinese Communist Party had severe conflicts in history that even led to a civil war. But now cross-strait exchanges should no longer be hampered by the mindset of civil war," Lien said. "We must not continue to...
    on Apr 25, 2005 By: Lien Chan Source: China Daily

  3. "I will cast my vote for Frank Hsieh, but no matter what the outcome is I respect the people's choice," said Lee Teng-hui, who was president from 1988 until 2000. "Democracy is the balance of powers, and as the Kuomintang has an absolute...
    on Mar 21, 2008 By: Lee Teng-hui Source: Macau Daily Times

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