Taiwan's Kuomintang mayor of Kaohsiung sues media manager for slander

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Kuomintang mayor of Kaohsiung, Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜), who looks like the strongest performer on the “blue” side of Taiwan politics, sued Wu Tzu-chia (吳子嘉), chairman ...

Taiwan’s Democratic Progressive Party primary: Tyranny of Central Election Committee is not Democracy

On December 10, 1979, the “Formosa Incident” occurred in Kaohsiung, eventually leading to the founding of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) in 1986. The DPP’s core belief inclu...

Upcoming events this weekend in Taipei, May 24-26

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Here are a few recommended activities happening this weekend in Taipei. Foodies should take note that through May 26 the 2019 Wine and Gourmet Taipei Expo along with the Int...

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 ...

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...

Upcoming Events in Taipei, May 17-26

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Summer is well on its way, and there are plenty of activities across Taipei this month for you to enjoy. Here are some recommended events happening between May 17 and May ...

Taiwan's sea levels rising faster than global average

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan's sea levels are rising at a higher rate than the rest of the world due to global warming, and the country may only have 12 years to move its capital inland to avoid...

Taiwan gasoline prices rolled back after eight consecutive rises

Taiwan's two major fuel suppliers announced reductions in fuel prices for the coming week after eight consecutive weeks of price hikes because of a fall in international crude oil prices driven by...

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) ...

Taiwan’s Formosa Express to treat passengers with Michelin delicacies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) announced Tuesday (May 7) that individuals riding on its trains between May 8 and June 30 will be treated to Michelin-recommended deli...

Gasoline prices in Taiwan rise for eighth consecutive week

TAIPEI (CNA)-- In order to recoup some of the losses incurred over the past few weeks, state-run oil refiner CPC Corp., Taiwan will raise gasoline prices this week for the eighth week in a row, for a...

Upcoming Events in Taipei, May 4-12

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –There are always lots of activities happening around Taipei, including music, theater, exhibitions, and market events, for people to enjoy. Here are just a few of the inter...

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...

New pro-Taiwan independence party forms, enters 2020 race

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A new pro-independence party officially formed on Sunday (April 28) and has announced its intention to enter the 2020 legislative elections. At a press conference on Sunday,...