A wonderful week for Tsai, but she mustn’t get complacent

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — Former British Prime Minister Harold Wilson once famously said, “A week is a long time in politics.” That has certainly been the case for President Tsai ...

Taiwan ex-Vice President compares campaign defeat to assassination attempt

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following the failure of her presidential bid, former Vice President Annette Lu (呂秀蓮) compared the allegations of irregularities to the 2004 election-eve shooting which ne...

Former Taiwan president warns Tsai voters not to take Lu's withdrawal lightly

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former President Chen Shui-bian (陳水扁) said on Sunday (Nov. 3) that former Vice President Annette Lu’s (呂秀蓮) withdrawal from the 2020 presidential race was not necess...

Former Taiwan Vice President Annette Lu quits presidential race

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Vice President Annette Lu (呂秀蓮) has announced she is dropping her bid for the presidency as she failed to garner enough signatures from the public for her to qualif...

Ex-Vice President Lu calls on Taiwan president to solve 5 scandals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With only one day left to collect signatures for a presidential bid, former Vice President Annette Lu (呂秀蓮) on Friday (November 1) called on President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) t...

Annette Lu calls on Taiwan govt to arrest and try Hong Kong killer according to law

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following the news that self-confessed murderer Chan Tong-kai (陳同佳) will be released from prison in Hong Kong and that he plans to willingly return to Taiwan to face justi...

KMT presidential candidate nearly hit by eggs at southern Taiwan rally

TAIPEI (Taiwan New) — Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate and Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) narrowly avoided being hit by eggs at a campaign rally in Tainan on Friday evening (Oct. 19), w...

Countdown to Taiwan's presidential election: 88 days

Han Kuo-yu “In a great downpour and flood, even a dog knows to head to higher ground.” On Oct. 13, areas surrounding Tokyo, Japan, were slammed with large amounts of rainfall b...

Annette Lu to hold campaign event in front of Taiwan's Legislative Yuan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Formosa Alliance on Monday (Oct. 14) announced that its presidential candidate Annette Lu (呂秀蓮) will be holding a press event in Taipei in front of the Legislative Yua...

Formosa Alliance calls for Taiwanese voters to ditch Tsai, embrace Annette Lu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A notable psychiatrist and Taiwan independence supporter, Lin Jin-jan (林進嘉), has called on the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) to abandon Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) in the upco...

Countdown to Taiwan Presidential Election: 90 days

Tsai Ing-wen Quote from Tsai Ing-wen: “The Kuomintang Party doesn’t dare to criticize China, they only make a fuss about Taiwan’s domestic issues.” The Kuomintan...

Ex Taiwan vice president in disbelief over Tsai’s steady poll numbers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Vice President Annette Lu (呂秀蓮) said on Tuesday (Oct. 8) that the Taiwanese people deserve a third option on the presidential ballot and appealed to the public to a...

Former Taiwan vice president lambastes incumbent Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Vice President Annette Lu (呂秀蓮) said on Sunday (Oct. 6) that the leader of a country should possess wisdom or it could spell disaster for the people, a statement th...

If Lai joins Tsai on presidential ticket in Taiwan election, support rises 0.9%: poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As the 2020 Taiwan presidential election approaches, there is speculation that President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) former rival in the Democratic Progressive Party’...

Annette Lu calls for much-needed support to make presidential ballot

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Presidential candidate Annette Lu and her running mate Peng Pai-hsien (彭百顯) on Thursday (Oct.3) made a campaign stop in Nantou to scout for signatures to help get her on t...