Taiwan TPOF chairman leaves ruling party

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In a Facebook post that surprised many on Sunday (June 23), You Ying-lung (游盈隆), chairman of the Taiwanese Public Opinion Foundation (台灣民意基金會) and former Democratic Progre...

Taiwan president’s victory in DPP primaries keeps provoking reactions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) victory over ex-Premier William Lai (賴清德) in the Democratic Progressive Party’s (DPP) presidential primaries kept provoking reac...

Former Taiwan President Chen skeptical of DPP primary polls

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former President Chen Shui-bian (陳水扁) lashed out against the presidential primary polling results of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), which were released on Thursda...

Taiwan ex-President wonders about what will happen if incumbent loses primaries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – If President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) loses the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) primaries by the narrowest of margins, will a party congress nevertheless still nominate her, ...

Exclusive: President Tsai denied Uyghur leader Dolkun Isa entry to Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Dolkun Isa, president of the World Uyghur Congress, was denied entry to Taiwan by President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), a source from Washington D.C. told Taiwan News. In an ex...

What does Taiwan President Tsai fear?

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) won her sobriquet as “Spicy Taiwanese Sister” when she flat out rejected the “one country, two systems” framework fo...

Estimates show as few as 17,000 attended Han rally in Taipei, not 400,000

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Police, Taiwanese netizens, Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) officials, and commentator Lee Yi-ping (李一平) dispute the claims by Kaohsiung Mayor and presidential candidate Han...

Time to bury AIT Washington: William Stanton

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan’s government announced on May 25 it was changing the name of the Coordination Council for North American Affairs (CCNAA), the organization it originally establishe...

‘Spicy Taiwanese Sister’ Tsai Ing-wen should invite Dalai Lama back to Taiwan

The Nobel Peace Prize winner of 1989, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, has visited Taiwan three times: 1997, 2001, and 2009. It’s about time he returned. The first time he visited on March 2...

William Lai pledges 'will not declare Taiwan independence' if elected

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former premier William Lai spoke about his presidential campaign platform and touched on several sensitive issues for voters on Tuesday (May 14) night at National Central ...

William Lai pays tribute on anniversary of Japanese engineer’s passing

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former premier William Lai (賴清德) paid tribute to Japanese civil engineer Yoichi Hatta (八田與一), at Wushantou Reservoir in Tainan City on Wednesday morning (May 8), on the an...

Think tank urges 'zero accident' policy for Taiwan, China and US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A United States think tank has suggested Taiwan, China and the U.S. adopt “zero accident” policies to prevent conflict over the next two years. The National...

Taiwan uses US-China trade war to bring 40 companies back home

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan has been making the most of the U.S.-China trade war by successfully luring back 40 Taiwanese companies and is on a pace to quickly surpass its year-end a goal of 50 fir...

Pro-Taiwan professionals and politicians defend suspended FTV talk show

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Hundreds of pro-Taiwan professionals and politicians expressed support for a suspended political talk show on Wednesday (April 24), after the program's host claimed th...

Han blames 3 presidents with law degrees for 'crippling' Taiwan's economy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) during a speech in Los Angeles on Sunday (April 14) claimed that Taiwan's economy has deteriorated under the rule of Taiwan's three mos...