Recall campaign against Taiwan mayor clears first hurdle

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following his defeat in the presidential election last week, the campaign to recall Kaohsiung City Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) has cleared its first major hurdle, the Central E...

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 ...

China cries foul after 60 countries congratulate Taiwan's President Tsai on re-election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After more than 60 countries sent messages of congratulations to Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) after her landslide victory in the 2020 election, China cried foul,...

60 countries have congratulated Taiwan's President Tsai on re-election: MOFA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In light of Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen's (蔡英文) landslide victory in the 2020 elections, representatives from all over the world have delivered messages of congratul...

Honors even for Taiwan legislative-at-large election results

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has so far obtained 34 percent of the legislative-at-large election votes, slightly leading Kuomintang's (KMT) 33.3 p...

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...

Taiwan voters arrested for damaging election ballots

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two Taiwanese citizens have been detained after destroying their ballots while another was arrested for trying to sneak his presidential vote out of a polling station. ...

Taiwan goes to the polls

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The people of Taiwan are going to the polls today (Jan. 11) to elect the leader of the country for the next four years in an election widely seen as a referendum on what t...

Results of Taiwan elections to be known by 10 p.m.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The results of Taiwan’s elections should be known by 10 p.m. on Saturday (Jan. 11), with priority given to counting the presidential ballots, according to the Centra...

Taiwan reveals voter demographics before elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Election Commission (CEC) revealed the demographic breakdown for the upcoming presidential and legislative elections due Saturday (Jan. 11). The tu...

Taiwan election misinformation floods social media

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan Central Election Committee (CEC) said at a press briefing on Wednesday (Jan. 8) there has been an increase in fake information on the internet about Saturday...

Delegations from Europe arrive in Taiwan to observe its 2020 general elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Delegations from three European countries have arrived in Taiwan on missions to observe Taiwan’s presidential and legislative elections on Saturday (Jan. 11), CNA re...

Promoting candidates on Taiwan Election Day could result in NT$500,000 fine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With Taiwan's 2020 elections less than 10 days away, the Central Election Commission (CEC) has urged citizens to follow Election Day regulations to ensure the fairness...

Han’s running mate accuses CEC of making illogical analogy about his PhD

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — KMT presidential nominee Han Kuo-yu’s (韓國瑜) running mate, former premier Simon Chang (張善政), recently joined the ranks of those whose Ph.D. diploma authenticity has b...

Facebook to set up ‘war room’ in Taiwan ahead of elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Social media giant Facebook is launching a "war room" in Taiwan for the first time on Jan. 1 in a bid to fight disinformation as the country gears up for its pre...