Taiwan's president continues to lead Han in latest poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The results of the most recent poll by one Taiwanese media outlet show Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) to have a commanding lead over itinerant Kaohsiung mayor and ...

KMT leads DPP in Taiwan legislator-at-large election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An online poll revealed by Yahoo News on Monday (Dec. 9) shows Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) leading the Kuomintang's (K...

Video shows KMT lawmakers stage 'hand injury'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video surfaced on Saturday (Dec. 7) that the much-ballyhooed "injury" suffered by a Kuomintang (KMT) lawmaker on Friday (Dec. 6) was clearly staged. On Friday...

Tsai recruits volunteers to monitor Taiwan election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), seeking her second term for the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), is recruiting volunteers to monitor the counting process on the election ...

Former Taiwan president backs Tsai's reelection

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former President Chen Shui-bian (陳水扁) on Tuesday (Dec. 3) declared his support for President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), who is being challenged by Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) of the opposit...

Taiwan presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu sues legislator over gravel excavation claims

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) had his campaign staff file a lawsuit on Monday (Dec. 2) against New Power Party (NPP) legislator Huang Kuo-chang (黃國昌)....

Taiwanese scholars sign petition supporting Tsai's reelection

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More than 1,000 scholars have jointly filed a petition supporting the re-election of President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP). The petitio...

Pres. Tsai, William Lai register as candidates in Taiwan's presidential election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai-Ing wen (蔡英文) and former Premier William Lai (賴清德) formally registered as the presidential and vice presidential candidates of the Democratic Progressive Pa...

Ex-New Taipei mayor to be named KMT's presidential campaign manager: report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former New Taipei City Mayor Eric Chu (朱立倫) has reportedly agreed to lead the campaign of the Kuomintang’s (KMT) presidential nominee Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜). Chu has ac...

Tsai to announce Lai as running mate for Taiwan's presidential election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) will announce former Premier William Lai (賴清德) as her running mate for the 2020 presidential election on Sunday (Nov. 17) at the est...

Taiwan's PFP Chairman James Soong announces presidential bid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — People First Party Chairman James Soong (宋楚瑜) announced on Wednesday (Nov. 13) that he would enter the presidential race to compete with President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) of th...

Taiwan's KMT presidential candidate selects ex premier as running mate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Kuomintang’s (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) has picked former Premier Chang San-cheng (張善政) as his running mate for the key elections in January. ...

Taiwan's KMT presidential candidate to announce running mate

[Last update: Nov. 10 16:45] TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With the elections two months away, Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) is set to announce his running mate on Monday ...

Pro-independence groups back Tsai in Taiwan's presidential election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Several pro-independence groups have publicly sided with President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) in the run-up to the key elections next January against the pro-China Kuomintang&rsqu...

European political alliance condemns China's interference in Taiwan's elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The EU’s third-largest transnational alliance recently expressed its concern over China’s interference in Taiwan’s internal affairs and presidential elec...