Photo of the Day: Missing person ad placed for Mayor of Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A photo surfaced earlier this week showing a missing person ad searching for Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜), who has taken a three-month sabbatical from his post as Mayor of Kaohsiung t...

Taiwan KMT candidate's wife denied entry to Singapore

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lee Chia-fen ( 李佳芬), wife of Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜), has been barred from entering Singapore because its government does not allow "...

Taiwan KMT candidate says 'men better at standing guard, women better at makeup'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) on Sunday raised hackles at a rally in front of a women's organization when he said, "A man's life is...

Taiwan KMT candidate to trumpet '666' childbirth subsidy program

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Saturday (Nov. 16), news broke that KMT presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) will soon announce a program to stimulate the birthrate using the sinister-sounding numb...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan president's purrfect running mate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the Taiwan presidential race heats up, a massive billboard showing President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) holding one of her cats has surfaced in Taipei. On Saturday (Nov. 16)...

Google to suspend ads for political candidates in Taiwan starting Nov. 15

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Google announced on Wednesday (Nov. 13) that it has decided to suspend all advertisements by political candidates in Taiwan from Nov. 15 to Jan. 17. In a post on the of...

Taiwan KMT candidate says 'Big Brother' will blast him with '5 nukes'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) on Sunday (Nov. 10) warned that "Big Brother" is going to drop "five nuclear bombs" to "b...

Han's wife claims Taiwan's grade schools teach about anal sex, orgasms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu’s (韓國瑜) wife on Monday (Nov. 11) claimed she had evidence that elementary school students are being taught about &...

Revelation of NT$72 million Taipei home tarnishes Han's 'common folk' image

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu's (韓國瑜) image as just another one of the "common folk" took a hit on Wednesday (Nov. 6), when news broke t...

Han parade to disrupt Friday rush hour traffic in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A parade for Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) is going to be held in Taipei this afternoon (Nov. 1), disrupting traffic in the heart of the city. ...

Han compares Taiwan-China ties to 'bastard and daddy relationship'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a stunningly poor choice of words, Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) described relations between Taiwan and China as a "bastard and daddy re...

Taiwan vice premier shows contempt for Han Kuo-yu campaign promises

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taiwan Vice Premier Chen Chi-mai (陳其邁) described KMT presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu’s (韓國瑜) proposal to let all university students study abroad free for a year as &ldq...

Taiwan talk show host goes on 10-minute tirade about Han

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — TV show host Arthur Hsieh (謝震武) went on a 10-minute tirade on TV in reaction to the Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate's many preposterous proposals on the campai...

Han says he will hoist flag poles on Taiwan mountains over 3,000 meters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate and erstwhile mayor of Kaohsiung, Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜), on Wednesday (Oct. 23) said that if elected president, he would see to it t...

Han says he will end Taiwan labor reforms to allow 'bosses to ask for more overtime'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The erstwhile acting mayor of Kaohsiung and Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate, Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜), doubled down on his proposal to abolish recent labor reforms at a ra...