US official says foreign election hacking is 'inevitable'

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Justice Department official says the hacking of U.S. election systems is "inevitable" and the real question is how the country responds. Adam Hickey, a senior nat...

William Lai claims poll changes will take a toll on DPP credibility

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As rumors of changes to the presidential primary rules at the Central Executive Committee (CEC) meeting of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) heat up, Taiwan...

All by himself: Amash alone among GOP on impeachment

WASHINGTON (AP) — Michigan Republican Justin Amash isn't taking back his call for President Donald Trump's impeachment. The fifth-term congressman took considerable heat on Monday fo...

More DPP party members call on president to stand aside for Taiwan 2020 election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After four Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) veterans publicly opposed President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) re-election bid, six younger members of the party held a press conf...

Taiwan Society calls on DPP to form 'Primary Observer Group'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A coalition of long-term grass-roots DPP supporters, led by the Taiwan Society (台灣社), has called for the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) to establish “Presidentia...

Trump tells anti-abortion activists to stay united for 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — With Alabama's restrictive new abortion law stirring divisions on the right, President Donald Trump is imploring anti-abortion activists to stay united for the 2020 election. ...

Iran tests President Trump's 'America First' pledge

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump won the White House pledging to wind down the nation's many foreign entanglements and put "America First." But as his administration in recent days has sent mi...

Online poll asks: Who can defend Taiwan's sovereignty, Tsai Ing-wen or Han Kuo-yu?

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In a poll giving insight into attitudes of Taiwanese internet users toward the 2020 election, the news organization Hssszn News (Hssszn 讚新聞) is carrying out week-long poll...

Han says he will stay in Kaohsiung if elected Taiwan president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜), although still unwilling to fully announce his candidacy for presidency on Monday (May 13) said that he would be willing to run for presi...

William Lai pledges 'will not declare Taiwan independence' if elected

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former premier William Lai spoke about his presidential campaign platform and touched on several sensitive issues for voters on Tuesday (May 14) night at National Central ...

Popular Taiwan YouTuber apologizes for supporting Han Kuo-yu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – One of Taiwan’s well-known social commentators and online celebrities, Holger Chen (陳之漢), also known as Kuan Chang (館長), made a public apology on May 14 for his prev...

As stock value drops, Terry Gou prepares to step down from Taiwan's Foxconn

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Since Foxconn chief, Terry Gou (郭台銘), announced his candidacy as a challenger for the Kuomintang’s presidential primary in early April, Foxconn has suffered a steep ...

Next president must oppose China, ensure Taiwan's sovereignty: William Lai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – William Lai (賴清德) Taiwan’s former premier and a presidential candidate vying for the Democratic Progress Party’s (DPP) nomination for the upcoming presidential...

China, US give conflicting reports on trade talks

China remained positive about trade talks with the US on Saturday, despite Washington imposing a new round of tariffs. Vice Premier Liu He warned, however, that there were "issues of principle&qu...

Potential sale of shuttered GM plant clouded with doubt

The fate of a shuttered General Motors plant in Ohio remains very much up in the air even after a tweet from President Donald Trump heralded the potential sale of a factory he has shown an intense int...