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Prosecutors charge Taiwan council speaker with buying signatures for Foxconn founder

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Prosecutors on Thursday (Feb. 22) charged Pingtung County Council Speaker Chou Tien-lun (周典論) for spending NT$5 million (US$158,000) on signatures to help the presidential...

Foxconn celebrates 50th anniversary with gala dinner in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foxconn held a 50th-anniversary gala dinner at Taipei's Mandarin Oriental Hotel on Wednesday (Feb. 20). The event kicked off with a video highlighting the themes &q...

Terry Gou appears in public for first time since Taiwan election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foxconn Technology founder Terry Gou (郭台銘) appeared in public Friday (Jan. 19) for the first time since ending his presidential bid in November. He attended a religious...

Taiwan county council speaker faces interrogation on election eve

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Pingtung County Council Speaker Chou Tien-lun (周典論), a known supporter of Foxconn Technology founder Terry Gou (郭台銘), faces an investigation after an online comment, his d...

Taiwan’s Terry Gou mulls legal action over fraudulent letter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The office of Foxconn Technology founder Terry Gou (郭台銘) said Friday (Jan. 12) it was mulling legal action against businessperson John Hsuan (宣明智) for having issued a lett...

'Baldy' and 'Golden Boy' bring the magic to Hou Yu-ih's poll numbers

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — In our Taiwan News Poll of Polls, Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Hou Yu-ih’s (侯友宜) support remained fairly stable at 20-23% from Sept. 1 through to the re...

Taiwan News Poll of Polls, Nov 25

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — Foxconn founder Terry Gou (郭台銘) is officially out of the presidential race, with three tickets still standing. Several media outfits that normally release polls in t...

Foxconn's Terry Gou bows out of Taiwan presidential race

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foxconn founder and independent candidate Terry Gou (郭台銘) has dropped out of the presidential race. Gou made the announcement in a Facebook post on Friday (Nov. 24). He...

Taiwan opposition parties fail to unite

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Terry Gou (郭台銘) did not get what he hoped for after a meeting he organized between Taiwan’s opposition parties failed to yield a deal on Thursday (Nov. 23). Durin...

Foxconn founder works to secure a KMT-TPP Taiwan presidential ticket

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foxconn founder Terry Gou (郭台銘) released communication records on Wednesday (Nov. 22) that appear to show his attempts to arrange cooperation between presidential candidat...

Taiwan's Foxconn gets minor fine after Chinese tax and land use audit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese website Eastmoney.com reported that authorities have concluded tax audits and land use investigations on multiple companies operated by Foxconn, finding only minor...

Foxconn founder garners over 900,000 signatures for Taiwan presidential run

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Central Election Commission (CEC) on Tuesday (Nov. 14) announced that Foxconn Technology founder and presidential hopeful Terry Gou (郭台銘) and his running mate Tammy La...

Morris Chang wins first Li Kwoh-Ting Award in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) founder Morris Chang (張忠謀) received the inaugural Li Kwoh-Ting Award on Thursday (Nov. 9) for his “significant contribu...

Gou campaign suspected of offering toilet paper for support in Taiwan election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three people have been arrested in Yunlin for allegedly offering toilet paper to those signing their support for Terry Gou’s (郭台銘) presidential bid, about two weeks ...

Foxconn founder submits Taiwan presidential campaign endorsements

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foxconn Technology founder Terry Gou (郭台銘) and his running mate Tammy Lai (賴佩霞) submitted endorsements from the public to the Taipei City Election Commission on Wednesday ...