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S. Taiwan mayor refuses to participate in recall briefing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Members of Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu's (韓國瑜) staff on Monday (April 27) said that he would not be participating in a proposed televised recall briefing session, as he...

Han Kuo-yu unfazed as recall vote set for June 6

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following two petitions to remove Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) from office, a recall vote set for June 6 was announced by the Central Election Commission (CEC) on Frid...

Recall vote for mayor of S. Taiwan city of Kaohsiung set for June 6

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The citizens of Kaohsiung will be able to decide on the fate of their Kuomintang (KMT) mayor, Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜), in a recall vote on June 6, the Central Election Commission...

Court snubs Han's plea to halt Kaohsiung mayoral recall election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei High Administrative Court on Friday rejected Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu's (韓國瑜) request to halt a planned vote to have him recalled as mayor. After a hea...

Citizens to determine S. Taiwan mayor's fate in June recall vote

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kaohsiung Mayor and former presidential hopeful Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) is facing a grassroots petition calling for a recall vote that cleared its second major hurdle on Tuesday ...

NFL going virtual for upcoming draft

The NFL draft will be conducted in a virtual format, with team personnel working from their homes. In a memo sent to the 32 teams Monday and obtained by The Associated Press, NFL Com...

Taiwanese recently returned from Wuhan test negative for coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 361 Taiwanese who recently returned from Wuhan on two separate charter flights have all tested negative for the coronavirus (COVID-19), though a second round of tests ...

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...