Cold confrontation but no showdown between Taiwan and China: ex-Beijing official

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Four years of “cold confrontation” are ahead for Taiwan and China following President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) re-election victory, but there is no showdown ...

Hong Kong protests biggest influence on Taiwan elections: poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The months of protests in Hong Kong against the extradition bill and against China were the main influence on Taiwan’s Jan. 11 presidential and legislative elections...

Former NATO chief praises Taiwan’s handling of fake news

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan is a positive example of how to deal with external fake news trying to influence domestic politics, former Northern Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) Secretary Ge...

Taiwan election results will not change policies: China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – At its first weekly news conference following President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) resounding election victory, China’s Taiwan Affairs Office (TAO) said Wednesday (J...

Next generation of Taiwan's KMT fires first shot in fight for party reform

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After their party's defeat in Taiwan's general elections, the Kuomintang (KMT) party's younger members have begun questioning the party's core values while...

Taiwan KMT presidential candidate might lose recall as well: reporter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Having lost the presidential election by a margin of almost 20 percent, Kaohsiung City Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) could now also lose an eventual recall vote, senior reporter ...

Taiwan economy can keep growing without China: Wall Street Journal

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The landslide victory for President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) may not matter as much to the economy as some investors might think, the Wall Street Journal reported Monday (Jan. 1...

US Senator Marco Rubio congratulates Taiwan president on landslide victory

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – United States Senator Marco Rubio congratulated President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on her landslide victory Saturday (Jan. 11). The incumbent president received 8.17 million ...

Taiwan president calls on China to abandon threats after record victory

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) after her record election victory Saturday (Jan. 11) called on China to engage in dialogue and abandon unacceptable conditions and threats of ...

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen wins election with record 8.17 million votes

FINAL UPDATE: Jan. 11, 2020, 10:16 p.m. TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Incumbent President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) won a landslide victory Saturday (Jan. 11) with more than 8 million votes, a new record s...

Young Taiwanese overseas compatriots come home to vote

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Democratic Progressive Party's (DPP) final campaign rally before the general election took place on Ketagalan Boulevard (凱達格蘭大道) Friday night (Jan. 10), and 80 Tai...

Taiwan's 2020 Presidential Elections / Countdown - 3 days to go

Only three days are left until Taiwan's Jan. 11 presidential and legislative elections, and the candidates have been busy making their final appeals to voters. President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) of t...

Taipei mayor refuses to name presidential choice

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With the presidential election just days away, Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) on Wednesday (Jan. 8) refused to declare which presidential candidate he would vote for, s...

Taiwan's 2020 Presidential Elections / Countdown - 4 days to go

With the presidential and legislative elections on Saturday, presidential candidates are traveling the country this week in a final attempt to sway undecided voters. President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) of...

Peng Ming-min: New Taiwan government should form new nation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Veteran Taiwan independence activist Peng Ming-min (彭明敏) called on the new government after the Jan. 11 elections to organize a “Nation-Building Conference” in...