Taipei Mayor Ko talks of corporate culture, digital governance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) delivered a speech on the “corporate culture” of his administration and explored issues concerning digital governance at the I-Mei...

Polls put William Lai ahead of Tsai Ing-wen for presidential election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s former Premier William Lai (賴清德) beat incumbent President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) in the latest polls, using both smartphones and landlines, to decide who the De...

Taiwan New Constitution Foundation shows support for Lai with public polls

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A public poll carried out by the Taiwan New Constitution Foundation (台灣制憲基金會) was published on May 3 on possible presidential match ups for the 2020 election. To judge ...

Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu says he will 'conquer the universe'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) stirred controversy after he pledged that he would "conquer the universe," prompting Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) to ask, "what ...

Taiwanese fed up with Chinese flags in Taipei blame Mayor Ko

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After video footage surfaced on Sunday (April 28) showing still more pro-China supporters carrying Communist Chinese flags in Taipei, many Taiwanese netizens have become fed up...

Taiwanese Public Opinion Foundation Chairman: Tsai should step off the 2020 race

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In the wake of more gloomy polls for sitting President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), Taiwanese Public Opinion Foundation (TPOF) Chairman Yu Ying-lung (游盈隆) is urging Tsai not to run for ...

Terry Gou’s KMT candidacy could help DPP in Taiwan presidential election

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- The KMT presidential candidate race is back in the spotlight this week after it was announced that the President of Hon Hai/Foxconn, one of Taiwan’s biggest and most s...

William Lai continues to lead KMT and independent hopefuls for Taiwan's 2020 race: poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Former Premier William Lai (賴清德) leads potential candidates for the 2020 presidential race in a new non-partisan poll. According to the poll conducted by the non-partisan Ta...

Taipei Mayor attends dedication ceremony of new startup lab in Neihu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Taipei City Government in cooperation with the Hongwell Group (宏匯集團) held a dedication ceremony for of a new innovation lab and incubator for start-up companies in the Neih...

Poll shows Lai would beat Han in Taiwan presidential matchup

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The non-partisan Taiwanese Public Opinion Foundation (台灣民意基金會) published a new poll on Sunday (April 21) that indicates Former premier William Lai (賴清德) would beat Kaohsiung Ma...

Is Taipei a "Farm City?'

In 2014, Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-Je (柯文哲) proposed his “Farm City” project, as part of his election campaign platform. Five years have passed since then and the question is: Has he kept his...

Taiwan blasts China over its 'barbaric behavior' in Czech Republic

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) on Friday blasted China for what it called "barbaric behavior" after Taiwan's representative in the Czech Republic was for...

2019 Smart City Summit & Expo highlights Taiwan’s development

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2019 Smart City Summit & Expo opened on Tuesday (March 26) in Taipei, with more than 300 exhibitors and 1,200 booths offering business opportunities in transportat...

Photo of the Day: Lookalikes of Taiwan's Han, Tsai, Ko spotted

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Taiwanese netizen posted funny photos of random visitors to shrimp fishing restaurants in Taiwan who appear to be he doppelgangers for Taiwan's three most talked-about po...

Ko’s comment on US-Taiwan-China relationship too ‘ambiguous,’ says US academic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An approach to the tri-lateral relationship between Taiwan, China, the United States suggested by Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) in an address delivered at the Heritage Foun...