KMT may lose support of 1 million Taiwanese businesspeople

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese businesspeople based in China are a “diminishing force” in terms of support for the Kuomintang (KMT), according to a report in Hong Kong’s Sout...

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 ...

Former president gets medical parole extended for 20th time

The Agency of Corrections approved on Monday an application by former President Chen Shui-bian (陳水扁) to have his medical parole extended to Feb. 4, 2020, the 20th time he has received an extension to ...

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...

Morris Chang rules out being Han’s running mate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Morris Chang (張忠謀), CEO of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), has denied that he will become Kaohsiung mayor Han Kuo-yu’s (韓國瑜) Kuomintang (KMT) 2020 vic...

Morris Chang to represent Taiwan at APEC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Morris Chang (張忠謀), founder and former CEO of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), is tasked with being Taiwan's special envoy at the Asia-Pacific Econom...

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-President Chen asks President Tsai to cancel Taiwan's National Day celebrations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former President Chen Shui-bian (陳水扁) has called on the Tsai administration to cancel the parade and celebrations planned as part of the National Double Ten (Oct. 10) Holi...

Former Taiwan vice president blasts incumbent Tsai for ‘leaning KMT’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Vice President Annette Lu (呂秀蓮) said she was “heartbroken” to find that incumbent President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) of the ruling Democratic Progressive Part...

Former vice president warned against political manipulation in presidential bid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The leader of Taiwan’s ruling party warned former Vice President Annette Lu (呂秀蓮) against being manipulated by a single party after she announced her presidential bi...

Former Taiwan vice president joins race for 2020 presidency

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former Taiwan Vice President Annette Lu (呂秀蓮) announced late Monday night (Sept. 16) that she is entering the 2020 presidential race in a surprising move that complicates ...

Former Taiwan vice president joins race for 2020 presidency

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former Taiwan Vice President Annette Lu (呂秀蓮) announced late Monday night (Sept. 16) that she is entering the 2020 presidential race in a surprising move that complicates ...

Ex-president says defining Taiwan independence vital

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former President Chen Shui-bian (陳水扁) on Sunday (Sept. 8) offered his interpretation of the various types of “Taiwan independence,” which he believes is the ma...

2019 Taiwan's Presidential Cultural Awards winners announced

Five individuals and organizations have won the 2019 Presidential Cultural Awards, the General Association of Chinese Culture, the awards' organizer, announced Wednesday. The Presidential Cultu...