Taiwan pro-independence supporter commends William Lai's fair play in DPP primary

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The presidential primary of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) ended on June 13, with President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) securing the party’s nomination. However, may ...

No referendums to take place in Taiwan until 2021

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s lawmakers passed an amendment to the Referendum Act on Monday (June 17), ensuring that no referendum will be held alongside the 2020 presidential election, ...

Taiwan's DPP to revise proposed amendment to Referendum Act

The ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) caucus will propose during a legislative session a revision to its proposed amendments to the Referendum Act that would have required people to provide ph...

Taiwan’s DPP rules out foul play for presidential primary

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A total of 25 polling algorithms were selected for the presidential primary survey slated for next week, witnessed and agreed to by representatives from the camps of Presi...

Taiwan's DPP have damaged reputation by altering polling method: William Lai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Democratic Progressive Party’s (DPP) announced on Wednesday (May 29), that landline and cell phone samples will each account for a 50-percent share in the party&rsquo...

Taiwan's Democratic Progressive Party to incorporate cell phone survey into primary poll

[Last update: May 29 17:30] TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Landline and cell phone samples will each account for a 50-percent share in the Democratic Progressive Party’s (DPP) presidential prim...

Taiwan President Tsai and challenger ex-Premier Lai discussed primary system

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and ex-Premier William Lai (賴清德) talked without aides present from 2 to 4 p.m. Tuesday (May 28) at a location in Taipei City’s Yangmings...

Taiwan President meets with challenger ex-Premier Lai on eve of party discussion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The rivals for the Democratic Progressive Party’s (DPP) presidential nomination, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and ex-Premier William Lai (賴清德), met Tuesday (May 28) ...

Taiwan lawmakers brawl during vote for Central Election Commission chair

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Lawmakers from the opposition Kuomintang (KMT) tore down voting booths and brawled with colleagues from the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) in order to prevent v...

DPP Secretary-General backs Cho for keeping existing opinion poll rules

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Democratic Progressive Party Secretary-General Luo Wen-jia (羅文嘉) has voiced his support for Chairman Cho Jung-tai (卓榮泰) for maintaining the party's primary rules and an ord...

Taiwan’s ex-premier William Lai 'wronged by DPP,' says Han Kuo-yu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) said Friday (May 24) that former Premier William Lai has been “unfairly treated” amid controversies surrounding how the primar...

Taiwan polling expert praises DPP chair for upholding party values

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairman Cho Jung-tai (卓榮泰) has upheld party values by coming out strongly in favor of its existing system to select a presidential ...

Lai offers support to Taiwan President if she defeats Kaohsiung mayor in DPP primary poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following a failure by the Democratic Progressive Party’s (DPP) Central Executive Committee (CEC) to find a solution, ex-Premier William Lai (賴清德) said he would ...

BREAKING NEWS: DPP meeting about Taiwan presidential candidate selection ends without agreement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After more than two hours of heated discussions Wednesday (May 22) afternoon, the Democratic Progressive Party’s (DPP) Central Executive Committee (CEC) ended withou...

CEC meeting live stream: DPP supporters gather outside Taiwan party HQ to demand fair selection process

UPDATE: TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Democratic Progressive Party’s (DPP) Central Executive Committee met Wednesday afternoon (May 22) to decide on a formula for selecting the ruling party&r...