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Taiwan president 'unafraid' of going through with upcoming 4-in-1 referendum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), who is also the chairman of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), said on Sunday (Nov. 13) that the party is not afraid of going thr...

Premier says Taiwan's 4th nuclear plant will reopen if referendum passes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) said on Tuesday (Nov. 9) that if the referendum on the fourth nuclear power plant passes, the facility’s reopening must be in ...

Taiwan referendums in 2021 to see nearly 20 million eligible voters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Nearly 20 million Taiwanese are eligible to vote in the four referendums scheduled for Dec. 18, surpassing the number eligible in the 2020 presidential election. The Ce...

KMT politicians cosplay as 'Squid Game' characters ahead of four referendums

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an attempt to capitalize on the “Squid Game” craze to promote its policy agenda ahead of the four referendums to be held on Dec. 18, members of the Kuominta...

President urges Taiwanese not to let political affiliation affect referendum vote

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Saturday (Oct. 30) said that the upcoming four-in-one referendum is not a matter of winning or losing but rather one whose results will det...

Ministry of Economic Affairs says restarting Taiwan's 4th nuclear power plant will be difficult

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vice Minister of Economic Affairs Lin Chuan-neng (林全能) on Thursday (Oct. 28) listed several reasons why restarting Taiwan’s fourth nuclear power plant will be diffic...

Taiwan premier says KMT chairman hypocritical on relations with US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) on Tuesday (Sept. 28) said KMT Chairman Eric Chu (朱立倫) is being hypocritical by claiming to be eager to maintain a close friendship wit...

Taiwan postpones 4 referendums from August to December due to COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Four referendums originally scheduled for Aug. 28 will take place on Dec. 18 due to the COVID-19 outbreak, the Central Election Commission (CEC) announced Friday (July 2)....

Decision on upcoming referendums expected soon

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Central Election Commission (CEC) is holding a meeting Thursday afternoon (July 2) to decide whether to proceed with the four referendums scheduled for Aug....

Taiwan referendums in 2021 could be postponed due to COVID

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Electoral authorities in Taiwan are mulling whether to postpone four referendums this year after the Level 3 COVID-19 restrictions were extended to July 12. Taiwan&rsqu...

Fate of KMT-led referendum up in air

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang Chairman Johnny Chiang (江啟臣) said that the decision of whether to postpone its referendum planned for August 28 must be communicated to the public very clearly ...

Four Taiwan referendums get green light for August

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Referendums on pork imports, reef protection, and referendum scheduling were approved by Taiwan’s Central Election Commission (CEC) on Friday (May 14). Each refer...

Taiwan’s anti-nuclear activists to protest against KMT referendum plan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the main opposition Kuomintang (KMT) moves to trigger a referendum to revive the fourth nuclear power plant project, anti-nuclear activists announced Saturday (March 13...

Nuclear power plant referendum set to take place in August

A national referendum on activating the long-mothballed Fourth Nuclear Power Plant in New Taipei will be held on Aug. 28, after the Central Election Commission (CEC) confirmed the date that was alread...

Taiwan approves plans for a referendum to revive contested 4th nuclear plant

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Central Election Commission (CEC) on Friday (December 13) approved a proposal to hold a referendum on the revival of the contested fourth nuclear plant following four ...