Taiwan’s economic outlook may not be so rosy in 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A sluggish economy can be expected for Taiwan in the coming year, said the island’s leading business tycoons on Monday (Oct. 7). Wang Wen-yuan (王文淵), president of...

Former Taiwan vice president lambastes incumbent Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Vice President Annette Lu (呂秀蓮) said on Sunday (Oct. 6) that the leader of a country should possess wisdom or it could spell disaster for the people, a statement th...

Annette Lu calls for much-needed support to make presidential ballot

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Presidential candidate Annette Lu and her running mate Peng Pai-hsien (彭百顯) on Thursday (Oct.3) made a campaign stop in Nantou to scout for signatures to help get her on t...

Sustainability the theme for Taipei Innovative Textile Application Show

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - The annual Taipei Innovative Textile Application Show gets underway on Monday (Oct. 7) and features the nation’s foremost domestic textile manufacturers. The focus of t...

Taiwan shares soar over 130 points, led by 'Apple concept' stocks

Shares in Taiwan moved sharply higher Tuesday, jumping more than 130 points as major suppliers to Apple Inc. received a significant boost from the strong showing of shares in the U.S. consumer electro...

Taiwan presidential candidate Annette Lu holds tea time press event in Taoyuan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Vice President Annette Lu (呂秀蓮), who is currently a presidential candidate representing the Formosa Alliance, held a "tea-time" meeting with the press on ...

Thousands march in Taipei in solidarity with Hong Kong protesters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Tens of thousands of Taiwanese took to the streets in Taipei on Sunday (Sept. 28) to march in solidarity with Hong Kong, where protesters have entered the 17th week of pro...

Tsai’s dissertation conspiracy is baseless but could still harm her election chances

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) - - Many U.S. citizens still firmly believe that Barack Obama, the country’s first African American President, should never have held the highest office in the land. T...

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...

'Formosa' by Taiwan's Cloud Gate ranked among best dances of the century

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A work by Taiwan's Cloud Gate Dance Theatre has been selected as one of The Guardian's 20 best dances of the 21st century. The Guardian on Wednesday (Sept. 18) ...

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...

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...

Parents of Taipei City Mayor too late to help him register for presidential election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following the unexpected decision by Foxconn Technology founder Terry Gou (郭台銘) not to run for president, the registration process for the January 2020 election took anoth...

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 ...