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Terry Gou appears in public for first time since Taiwan election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foxconn Technology founder Terry Gou (郭台銘) appeared in public Friday (Jan. 19) for the first time since ending his presidential bid in November. He attended a religious...

DPP candidate Lai Ching-te ahead in Taiwan presidential race

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An hour after polling stations closed Saturday (Jan. 13), Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) candidate Lai Ching-te (賴清德) was increasing his lead over the Kuomintang (KMT)...

CNN: Taiwan presidential election could change the world

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2024 presidential election that could change the world is not the U.S. one scheduled for November but this weekend’s Taiwan election, CNN reported on Thursday (J...

China expert expects Taiwan, US election results to influence US-China relations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The outcome of presidential elections in Taiwan and the United States will cause uncertainty for U.S.-China relations, according to Chinese international relations expert ...

3 presidential candidates host 'Super Sunday' rallies in Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Less than a week before the presidential election, candidates from the three major political parties traveled to southern Taiwan for campaign rallies aimed at supporters a...

Lai leads Taiwan presidential poll despite hunger for change

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two weeks ahead of the presidential election Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) candidate Lai Ching-te (賴清德) is still in the lead, even though a majority of voters want a ...

Labor movement takes to the streets of Taipei ahead of elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An estimated 2,000 workers took part in a labor protest in Taipei City Saturday (Dec. 23), three weeks ahead of presidential and legislative elections. While promoting ...

Taiwan detains suspect in second fake presidential election poll case

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — For the second time in a week, the authorities have detained a suspect who was allegedly employed by China to produce and publish fake opinion polls to influence next mont...

Taiwan vice-presidential candidates spar on TV

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s three vice-presidential candidates received the only opportunity to explain their views to voters live on TV Friday (Dec. 22). The three presidential con...

Taiwan presidential candidates present China views on TV

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In the first televised presentations of their policies, the three presidential candidates unveiled different views on relations with China on Wednesday (Dec. 20). Democ...

My Formosa poll shows Lai ahead in Taiwan presidential race

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) candidate Lai Ching-te (賴清德) has increased his lead to more than 4%, according to a My Formosa poll published Wednesday (Dec. 20). Th...

Former AIT Chair Richard Bush sees shifts by Lai and KMT on China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Both Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) presidential candidate Lai Ching-te (賴清德) and the opposition Kuomintang (KMT) have shifted their positions on China, former America...

Hong Kong-born actor Chapman To to vote in Taiwan presidential election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Actor Chapman To (杜汶澤) will be a first-time voter in Taiwan’s presidential election almost four years after he moved from Hong Kong, reports said Saturday (Dec. 16)....

Ko Wen-je says 70% don’t want KMT to run Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan People’s Party presidential candidate Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) on Saturday (Dec. 16) rejected claims that voters would abandon him in favor of Kuomintang (KMT) candida...

41 Taipei neighborhood chiefs questioned about China trips ahead of election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Investigators questioned 41 neighborhood chiefs from Taipei City about trips to China ahead of next month’s elections, reports said Friday (Dec. 15). The authorit...