Former Taiwan VP calls on Tsai to show LSE diploma 'for everyone to smell'

TAIWAN News — Former Vice President Annette Lu (呂秀蓮), who has declared her bid for the Taiwanese presidency, is the latest public figure to demand that President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) present evide...

Taiwan president's college roommate says LSE doctoral degree is real

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- President Tsai Ing-wen's (蔡英文) roommate during her studies at the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) and former minister of the Mainland Affairs Council...

Former talk show host considers run for Taiwan's legislature, relocates to Tainan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Dennis Peng (彭文正), the former host of a news program on Formosa TV that was canceled earlier this year, is reportedly considering running for a legislative seat to represe...

Taiwan's Control Yuan impeaches ex-Hualien official for media manipulation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s Control Yuan completed a probe of Hsieh Kung-ping (謝公秉) on Tuesday (June 4), deciding to impeach the former Deputy Secretary General of the previous Hualien...

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 ...

Taiwan’s Formosa TV board member accuses new chairwoman of embezzlement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The power struggle at Formosa Television (FTV) took another turn Thursday (May 9) when board member Chen Ting-ting (陳廷鼎) accused new company chairwoman Wang Ming-yu (王明玉) ...

Steve Bannon speaks on revived FTV talk show: I am a big believer in party primaries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The recently canceled Formosa TV talk show "Jeng Chin on FTV53" (政經看民視) went on air on YouTube on Wednesday (May 1), under the brand new show name of "True ...

Canceled Formosa TV talk show returns on YouTube

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –The crew of the recently canceled talk show “Jeng Chin on FTV53” (政經看民視) released a trailer on Tuesday (April 30) of what appears to be a repackaging of the sho...

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...

Pro-Taiwan Independence group Formosa Alliance announces split from DPP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Ahead of the second anniversary of Taiwan’s “Freedom of Speech Day” designated as April 7, by former Premier Lin Quan (林全) in 2016, the Formosa Alliance ...

Taiwan's FTV elects new chairwoman after ousting Formosa Alliance founder

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Formosa TV (FTV) General Manager Wang Ming-yu (王明玉) was elected as the TV station’s chairman at an interim shareholders’ meeting on Tuesday (April 2) to end a ...

Taiwan's FTV Chairman ousted by board amid controversies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Formosa TV (FTV) Chairman George P. Kuo (郭倍宏) was, suddenly and unexpectedly, ousted by its board of directors on March 14, and the board reportedly will convene on May 9 to el...

Ex-AIT chair warns Formosa Alliance on danger of Taiwan Independence referendum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Richard Bush, the former Chairman of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) and a current analyst for the U.S. think tank, the Brookings Institution, offered some cautiona...

Taiwan independence rally attracts thousands of protestors in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Thousands of people marched through the streets of Taipei this afternoon (Oct. 20) in protest for independence. The protest was organized by political coalition Formosa...

Alliance of Taiwanese associations calls for 2019 independence referendum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Formosa Alliance (喜樂島聯盟), an international coalition of overseas Taiwanese organizations, called on Taiwanese citizens to demand a referendum on a formal declaration of ind...