Taiwan President Tsai ranked most likeable ahead of Han, Ko, Trump, Xi

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In the results of an opinion poll released on Saturday (Aug. 24), President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) was voted the most likeable, ahead of itinerant Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜),...

Video compares Han's Chinglish speech with Tsai's fluent English at AmCham meeting in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After a speech by itinerant Kaohsiung Mayor and full-time presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) at the American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) last week was widely mocked for h...

Itinerant Kaohsiung mayor claims tracking device placed in his car

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Itinerant Kaohsiung Mayor and full-time presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) claims that a tracking device has been surreptitiously placed in his car, but the Presidential O...

Latest poll has Tsai leading Han by 20% in Taiwan presidential race

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In a hypothetical one-on-one presidential election matchup, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) won by 20 percentage points over itinerant Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) in a poll c...

Tsai far ahead of Han in Taiwan News presidential poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A Taiwan News poll implemented on social media shows that Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) has a commanding lead over itinerant Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) among readers in a one...

Petition to recall itinerant Kaohsiung Mayor reaches 130,000 signatures

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The petition launched by non-governmental organization We Care Kaohsiung to recall itinerant Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) has now reached 130,000 signatures. In the wake Han's...

Han wins KMT primary poll for Taiwan presidential race

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Itinerant Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) has officially won the Kuomingtang's (KMT) nationwide poll to select its candidate for the 2020 Taiwan presidential race, with ov...

Tsai ahead of Han, Ko, Gou in Taiwan presidential poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) would beat Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲), itinerant Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜), or Foxconn tycoon Terry Gou (郭台銘) in a three-way matchup for t...

Estimates show as few as 17,000 attended Han rally in Taipei, not 400,000

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Police, Taiwanese netizens, Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) officials, and commentator Lee Yi-ping (李一平) dispute the claims by Kaohsiung Mayor and presidential candidate Han...

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 ...

Online poll of KMT suitors for Taiwan presidency gives Foxconn tycoon 10% lead over Han Kuo-yu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- An 24-hour online poll asking netizens to choose between Foxconn founder Terry Gou (郭台銘) and Kaoshiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) as the Kuomintang (KMT) candidate in Taiwan's ...

Foxconn tycoon draws criticism after entering race for Taiwan presidency

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following Foxconn Tycoon Terry Gou’s (郭台銘) announcement on Wednesday, April 17, that he would enter the 2020 Taiwan presidential race, media outlets at home and abro...

Foxconn tycoon weighs advice from sea goddess Matsu over bid for Taiwan presidency

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Foxconn founder and chairman Terry Gou (郭台銘) said today that he will definitely follow the instructions given to him in a dream by the sea goddess Matsu (媽祖) to come out and do...

Foxconn founder Terry Gou considering run for Taiwan presidency

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Foxconn founder and chairman Terry Gou (郭台銘) says that he will decide whether to make a bid for the 2020 Taiwan presidential race in the next two days. At the sidelines of a...

KMT to invite Han Kuo-yu to run in Taiwan's 2020 presidential race

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- With Taiwan's 2020 election fast approaching, Kuomintang (KMT) Party Chairman Wu Den-yih (吳敦義) may soon invite Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) to participate in the party&...