Taiwan entertainer decries fine for shouting 'President Han' at flag-raising

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese entertainer Hsiu Hai-ling (熊海靈) is crying foul over a proposed fine for her referring to Kuomintang presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu as "President Han"...

Morris Chang denies he’s Han’s running mate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Morris Chang (張忠謀), CEO of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), has denied that he will become Kaohsiung mayor Han Kuo-yu’s (韓國瑜) Kuomintang (KMT) 2020 vic...

Han's 1988 master's thesis critical of China's plans to annex Taiwan, HK extradition

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The more than 30-year-old master's thesis of itinerant Kaohsiung Mayor and Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) brings up the issue of extraditing ...

56% of Taiwan poll respondents dislike Han Kuo-yu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A poll by a Taiwanese media outlet released on Monday (Sept. 23) found that 56 percent of respondents dislike itinerant Kaohsiung Mayor and full-time KMT presidential cand...

Taiwan president pulls even further ahead of Han in latest poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) has continued to pull ahead of itinerant Kaohsiung mayor and Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜), according to the...

Oxford scholar publishes response paper to Taiwan president's LSE dissertation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As doubters continue to come out of the woodwork demanding proof of President Tsai Ing-wen's (蔡英文) London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) Ph.D. dissert...

Taiwan's KMT lashes out at Foxconn tycoon for jumping ship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After Foxconn tycoon Terry Gou (郭台銘) announced he was leaving the Kuomintang (KMT) party today (Sept. 12), the party expressed its "deep regret" and said that it will...

Taiwan media poll shows Tsai pulling ahead, Han most hated politician

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In the latest poll conducted by ETtoday, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) has pulled further ahead, with 43.4 percent of respondents now supporting her, while itinerant Kaohsiung m...

Han sorry for cutting off Ma at New Taipei rally, says he waited for 1 hour

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Itinerant Kaohsiung mayor and full-time Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) on Monday (Sept. 9) apologized for cutting off former Taiwan president Ma Ying-...

Pro-Han vendor threatens police with knife at rally in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- During a rally to shore up flagging support for itinerant mayor and full-time presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜), a pro-Han vendor threatened police when they asked her to...

NIA says Taiwan's migrant workers should not be 'insulted' after Han's 'chickens' comment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After itinerant Kaohsiung Mayor and full-time Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) referred to migrant workers as "chickens" last week and on Wedn...

KMT presidential candidate drops again in Taiwan polls

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Itinerant Kaohsiung Mayor and full-time presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) has dropped again in the latest polls, as has an alliance between Foxconn tycoon Terry Gou (郭台銘)...

Han says he won't accept migrants 'causing trouble' in Taiwan after 'chickens' comment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Itinerant Kaohsiung Mayor and full-time Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu is sure to stir more controversy after he said he will not accept migrants who "...

Video shows KMT presidential candidate call Taiwan's migrant workers 'chickens'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- While speaking about Taiwan's brain drain last week, itinerant Kaohsiung Mayor and full-time Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) referred to migrant wo...

Taiwan Presidential Election 2020: Tidbits from Aug. 1 to 25, 2019

Taiwan Presidential Election 2020: Tidbits from Aug. 1 to 25 Last updated: (GMT+8) 01:15 Aug. 30, 2019 Election Tidbits about Tsai Ing-wen, Han Kuo-yu, Ko Wen-je, and Terry Gou **Continuously u...