William Lai besieged by pro-Tsai forces says senior media commentator

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A senior Taiwanese media commentator, Tang Hsiang-long (唐湘龍), recently shared his views on the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) primary process with news media outlet, N...

Japanese commentator backs ex-Premier Lai for president of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A prominent political commentator in Japan said President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) should not run for re-election as she had no chance of winning, while also comparing her to di...

Polls show Taiwanese public indifferent to Tsai: poll expert Michael You

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An inspection of opinion poll results show how the public has met President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) three-year tenure with indifference, said Democratic Progressive Par...

Taiwan’s equal marriage momentous, but best seen as Tsai’s final achievement

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- Last Friday was a momentous day in the history of Taiwan. It was on Friday, May 17 that the Legislative Yuan finally passed legislation permitting same-sex marriage in a ...

DPP Secretary-General backs Cho for keeping existing opinion poll rules

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Democratic Progressive Party Secretary-General Luo Wen-jia (羅文嘉) has voiced his support for Chairman Cho Jung-tai (卓榮泰) for maintaining the party's primary rules and an ord...

Taiwan’s ex-premier William Lai 'wronged by DPP,' says Han Kuo-yu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) said Friday (May 24) that former Premier William Lai has been “unfairly treated” amid controversies surrounding how the primar...

Columnist claims AIT concerned about DPP’s primary process

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- At the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) meeting on Wednesday (May 22), an unidentified protester outside DPP headquarters claimed the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), the ...

Who says experienced incumbents should come first?

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- How does the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) have to select its presidential candidate, and when will the choice be made? Many people concerned about Taiwan cannot help but ...

Taiwan polling expert praises DPP chair for upholding party values

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairman Cho Jung-tai (卓榮泰) has upheld party values by coming out strongly in favor of its existing system to select a presidential ...

Talk show host demands a fair election as DPP discusses primary rules

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As protesters gathered outside the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) headquarters on Wednesday (May 22) to demand a fair primary, the former host of Formosa TV talk show ...

Criticism of Taiwan’s exclusion from WHA ramps up

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — More allies and like-minded countries signaled their support for Taiwan’s inclusion at the annual World Health Assembly (WHA) on the third day of this year’s s...

US Senate Foreign Committee passes bill supporting Taiwan’s participation in WHA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations unanimously passed a bill on Wednesday (May 22) that demands the U.S. administration come up with a plan to help Taiwan obta...

Lai offers support to Taiwan President if she defeats Kaohsiung mayor in DPP primary poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following a failure by the Democratic Progressive Party’s (DPP) Central Executive Committee (CEC) to find a solution, ex-Premier William Lai (賴清德) said he would ...

BREAKING NEWS: DPP meeting about Taiwan presidential candidate selection ends without agreement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After more than two hours of heated discussions Wednesday (May 22) afternoon, the Democratic Progressive Party’s (DPP) Central Executive Committee (CEC) ended wi...

CEC meeting live stream: DPP supporters gather outside Taiwan party HQ to demand fair selection process

UPDATE: TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Democratic Progressive Party’s (DPP) Central Executive Committee met Wednesday afternoon (May 22) to decide on a formula for selecting the ruling party&r...