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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...

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 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...

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...

DPP's Lai Ching-te slips 10% in Taiwan presidential poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Formosa announced its latest nationwide poll results on Monday (Oct. 31) for the presidential election early next year with frontrunner Lai Ching-te (賴清德) of the DPP dropp...

Facing 'complicated' negotiations with KMT, Ko Wen-je may deal with Terry Gou instead

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — On October 23, the nationalistic Chinese state-owned Global Times wrote the following: “At present, the ruling secessionist DPP's candidate for the island...

Foxconn founder Terry Gou lies low in Taiwan election as China tax probe reverberates

TAIPEI, Oct 25 (Reuters) - After mastering making iPhones, Taiwan's Terry Gou, the billionaire founder of major Apple supplier Foxconn, wanted to turn his entrepreneurial skills elsewhere - to be ...

Taiwan's Foxconn responds to raid by Chinese tax authorities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foxconn offices in China were subject to a surprise search by tax authorities, with Foxconn issuing an official response on Sunday afternoon (Oct. 22). Foxconn issued a...

Taiwan councilor detained for offering cash to support Terry Gou

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The chair of Taiwan's Sinpu Representative Council has been arrested on suspicion of providing a reward to those who signed the petition in support of Foxconn founder ...

Poll shows Ko-Hou combo could KO Lai for Taiwan presidency

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new poll has found that although Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) is currently in a position to easily defeat his three opponents in the Taiwan presidential election, r...

Terry Gou meets endorsement requirement for Taiwan's presidential race

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foxconn founder Terry Gou (郭台銘) said at a campaign event on Friday (Oct. 6) that he has gathered enough signatures, just two weeks after his launch of a petition drive to ...

TPP's Ko Wen-je distances himself from KMT in Taiwan election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan People’s Party (TPP) presidential candidate Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) has distanced himself from the idea of collaborating with the Kuomintang’s (KMT) candidate. ...

Poll shows Lai Ching-te still in lead for Taiwan presidency after egg saga

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lai Ching-te (賴清德) remains the favorite for the Taiwan presidency according to a new poll, though the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) candidate has shed significant sup...

Taiwan presidential poll shows Lai's lead rise to 42.52%

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The latest poll by RW News shows support for Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) presidential candidate Lai Ching-te (賴清德) continuing to rise and the gap between him and th...