Taiwan President conveys air force squad's condolences to late general

President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) conveyed condolences on behalf of an air force squadron based in eastern Taiwan at a memorial service held in Taipei for the late chief of the general staff, Shen Yi-ming ...

Tsai halts campaign for 3 days after Black Hawk crash claims Taiwan's top general

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After news broke on Thursday afternoon (Jan. 2) that Chief of the General Staff Shen Yi-ming (沈一鳴) and seven other military officers had died in a Black Hawk helicopter cr...

DPP chairman says China is 'enemy of Taiwan's democracy' after meddling claims

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In response to a defector's claims of Chinese meddling in Taiwan's elections, Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairman Cho Jung-tai (卓榮泰) said that China is the...

Party chairs in war of words over nominee lists for Taiwan's legislative elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairman Cho Jung-tai (卓榮泰) has entered a war of words on social media with his Kuomintang (KMT) counterpart Wu Den-yih (吳敦義) over the l...

Taiwan's ex-Premier Lai says US trip unrelated to VP slot on 2020 ticket

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Taiwanese Premier William Lai (賴清德) returned to Taiwan from his trip to the U.S. Thursday evening (Oct. 24) and told the press that campaigning for Democratic Progr...

Election campaign is about protecting Taiwan, not about slamming rivals: DPP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The ruling party’s election strategy is not about slamming Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) 70 percent of the time and Taipei City Mayor Ko W...

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...

Taiwan's ruling party keeps public in suspense over vice presidential candidate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – With the 2020 presidential election in Taiwan less than four months away, former Premier William Lai (賴清德) and incumbent Vice Premier Chen Chi-mai (陳其邁) have emerged as po...

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...

DPP warns citizens to avoid Hong Kong and China after arrest of Taiwanese man

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After China announced on Wednesday (Sept. 11) that Morrison Lee (李孟居), a Taiwanese citizen who went missing in China at the end of August, was arrested for "endangering na...

HK activist calls for rally in Taiwan before China's National Day

Hong Kong student activist and secretary-general of pro-democracy party Demosistō Joshua Wong (黃之鋒) urged the Taiwanese public Tuesday to take to the streets before China's Oct. 1 National Day to ...

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong to meet with Taiwanese leaders today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Despite his arrest last week, Hong Kong student activist and secretary-general of pro-democracy party Demosistō Joshua Wong (黃之鋒) arrived in Taiwan today (Sept. 3) to meet with...

China tells Taiwan government to withdraw 'black hands' from Hong Kong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China has accused Taiwan’s ruling party and government of meddling in Hong Kong’s anti-government protests. The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and the T...

NPP chair talks with ruling DPP for Taiwan elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chairs of the New Power Party (NPP) and Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) were set to hold talks on Tuesday (Aug. 6) about collaborating for the presidential and legislat...

Taiwan's DPP secretary-general visits Dalai Lama in India

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Secretary-General Luo Wen-jia (羅文嘉) met up with the Dalai Lama and Lobsang Sangay, the head of the Tibetan government in exile, last wee...