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Taiwan indicts legislative candidate for accepting funding from China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Prosecutors want a former legislative candidate who accepted funds from China for her campaign to spend at least three years and eight months in prison, reports said Frida...

Indigenous voters tipped Taiwan's legislative race to the KMT

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — In January’s legislative elections, the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) got the most votes by a fair margin, yet they still lost to the Kuomintang (KMT). The...

Taiwan bans opinion polls during final 10 days of election campaign

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The publication and discussion of opinion polls will be banned from Jan. 3, during the final 10 days of the election campaign, the Central Election Commission (CEC) said F...

Taiwan sets schedule for 2024 legislative elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Candidates for the next legislative elections can start registering on Nov. 20, the Central Election Commission (CEC) said Tuesday (Nov. 7). Voters will select the 113 ...

Ukrainian-born Taiwanese actress reportedly considered for DPP legislative seat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Ukrainian-born Taiwanese actress and model Larisa Bakurova (瑞莎) was reportedly being considered by the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) for an at-large legislative seat,...

Taiwan People’s Party rejects doubts about China spouse as legislative candidate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan People’s Party (TPP) Chair Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) on Friday (Oct. 27) brushed aside questions about the alleged presence of a woman from China on the party’s l...

Taiwan vice premier denies infidelity after DPP colleague resigns over affair

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Vice Premier Cheng Wen-tsan (鄭文燦) has denied having an extramarital affair the day after a fellow Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) legislator apologized f...

Chair of Taiwan Public Opinion Foundation warns DPP losing popular support

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chair of the Taiwan Public Opinion Foundation (TPOF), You Ying-lung (游盈隆) shared a warning for Taiwan’s ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) on Thursday (July 1...

DPP's struggle ahead to hold on to power in Taiwan

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) is hoping to win the presidency and retain their majority in the legislature in the election in January, but it is unlikely they w...

Taiwan People's Party finally starts to take shape

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan People’s Party (TPP) has since its founding struggled to find a coherent identity distinct from the other parties, especially on China-related issues. ...

Ko Wen-je outlines platform on China ahead of Taiwan presidential election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Taipei mayor and current presidential candidate Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) was interviewed by Storm Media on Sunday (April 2) to discuss the upcoming election and his campaign...

Taiwan sets Jan 13, 2024 for presidential, legislative elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s next president, vice president, and 113 members of the Legislative Yuan will be elected on Jan. 13, 2024, the Central Election Commission (CEC) announced Fr...

DPP to announce Taiwan presidential candidate in early April

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) candidate in the Jan. 2024 presidential election will be officially unveiled on April 12, according to a timetable presented Wednesd...