Supporters of the opposition KMT at a rally in Taipei in June. Photo: AFP Supporters of the opposition KMT at a rally in Taipei in June. Photo: AFP
Supporters of the opposition KMT at a rally in Taipei in June. Photo: AFP

Taiwan charges pro-Beijing politicians with accepting funds from Chinese mainland

  • Zhang Xiuye and Chou Ching-chun charged with receiving around US$62,000 in donations from mainland as authorities seek to clamp down on efforts to influence next year’s presidential election
  • Chinese Democratic Progressive Party duo deny wrongdoing during unsuccessful bids to win seats on Taipei city council and say they did not realise they needed to declare the money

Topic |   Taiwan elections 2020
Supporters of the opposition KMT at a rally in Taipei in June. Photo: AFP Supporters of the opposition KMT at a rally in Taipei in June. Photo: AFP
Supporters of the opposition KMT at a rally in Taipei in June. Photo: AFP
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