2020 Taiwan Elections: DPP faces challenge in stronghold Tainan

The ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) faces a challenge in maintaining its stranglehold on the legislative seats in Tainan in upcoming elections, with the opposition aiming to win two of the s...

William Lai visits Taiwanese communities in US to campaign for Tsai's re-election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former premier and Democratic Progressive Party primary candidate William Lai (賴清德) is in the United States this week where he is campaigning among Taiwanese-American comm...

If Lai joins Tsai on presidential ticket in Taiwan election, support rises 0.9%: poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As the 2020 Taiwan presidential election approaches, there is speculation that President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) former rival in the Democratic Progressive Party’...

Taiwan president calls for unity in presidential election bid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Saturday (July 20) pleaded for unity among different political factions. The president will face Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) from the ...

Pro-independence group's move to form political party draws mixed reaction in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The decision by pro-independence organization the Formosa Alliance (喜樂島聯盟) to form a political party on Thursday (July 18) has drawn a mixed response among people who favo...

Han’s primary victory is exactly what the DPP needed

So, the stage is now set for what could well be the most significant election in Taiwan’s short democratic history. Sitting President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) will be up against KMT firebrand...

Former Taiwan presidential candidates Gou, Lai called upon to form ‘victims alliance’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Taiwanese opinion poll expert urged former premier William Lai (賴清德) and former Foxconn chairman Terry Gou (郭台銘), who have suffered defeats in their respective president...

Taiwan pro-independence supporter commends William Lai's fair play in DPP primary

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The presidential primary of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) ended on June 13, with President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) securing the party’s nomination. However, may ...

Taiwan president’s DPP primary victory called 'unbelievable'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In his weekly column for Storm Media on Monday (June 17), commentator and entrepreneur Sun Ching-yu (孫慶餘) has questioned the legitimacy of President Tsai Ing-wen’s (...

TPOF president stunned, calls Tsai's primary victory the 'strangest poll results in history'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The president of the Taiwanese Public Opinion Foundation (財團法人台灣民意教育基金會), You Ying-lung (游盈隆), released a statement on Thursday evening (June 13) calling the Democratic Progres...

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 President Tsai beats Han by 11%, Ko by 13% in public opinion poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The results of the Democratic Progressive Party's (DPP) primary poll released today (June 13), show that Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen not only defeated her DPP opponent fo...

Taiwan ex-Premier Lai accepts President Tsai’s DPP primary victory

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Ex-Premier William Lai (賴清德) said he accepted President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) victory in the Democratic Progressive Party’s (DPP) presidential primaries announc...

Taiwan President Tsai wins DPP primary poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) has officially won the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) primary for the 2020 presidential race, defeating her rival former premier William...

Taiwan's Premier Su Tseng-chang faces calls for resignation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A pro-independence observation group for the presidential primary of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) said in a press conference on Monday (June 10) that Premier Su ...