Han Kuo-yu claims no interest in election subsidy nor KMT leadership

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) said on Tuesday (Jan. 14) he will not take a penny from the election subsidy granted to him following his defeat i...

DPP dominates all constituencies in Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kaohsiung city mayor and Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) continues to trail the Democratic Progressive Party's (DPP) candidate Tsai Ing-wen (蔡...

Final countdown of 2020 Taiwan elections

In the final countdown to Saturday's (Jan. 11) elections, the candidates are making their last pitch to win the hearts and minds of voters in Taiwan. President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) of the ruling ...

Taiwan's election results could alter Japan's defensive tactics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japanese senior media journalist Akira Ikegami (池上彰) said Saturday (Jan. 4) that the Jan. 11 Taiwanese presidential election bears significant importance in deciding how t...

Taiwan's Foxconn founder Gou visits Wisconsin project

Terry Gou, founder of Taiwanese manufacturing giant Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., on Friday visited the site of a huge investment project being carried out by the company in Wisconsin, United States...

Taiwan KMT presidential nominee comes out in favor of marriage equality

Kuomintang (KMT) presidential nominee Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) on Saturday (Nov. 30) came out in favor of marriage equality for the first time, saying he hoped and prayed that people who love each other can c...

Chinese spy confirms China's involvement in Taiwan 2020 election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Chinese secret agent who defected to Australia has revealed the Chinese Communist Party's (CCP) attempts to manipulate Taiwan’s political system. According ...

Taiwan's business tycoon Terry Gou quits KMT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foxconn founder Terry Gou (郭台銘) announced his departure from the Kuomintang (KMT) on Thursday (Sept. 12), further fueling speculation that he would soon announce his presi...

KMT presidential candidate tells Taiwan independence supporters to vote for Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) presidential nominee Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) said on Monday (Sept. 2) that he does not need support from pro-independence voters, urging them to vote for his opp...

Kaohsiung mayor’s wife to campaign among overseas Taiwanese

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Li Chia-fen (李佳芬), the wife of Kaohsiung’s mayor and presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜), will visit multiple overseas Taiwanese communities in August on behalf ...

Taiwan Presidential Election 2020: Party nominees

2020 Taiwan Presidential Election On March 23, 1996, the people of Taiwan exercised their right to directly elect their president for the first time. In 1996, Taiwan was preparing to hold its fi...

S. Taiwan ice cream shop enjoying brisker business after bashing Han

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The business of an ice cream parlor in Cishah District (旗山), Kaohsiung was brisker than ever on Sunday (March 31) after the shop posted a statement on Facebook bashing Kaohsiun...

Han Kuo-yu turns down Ko Wen-je's invitation to attend Taipei-Shanghai Forum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) extended an invitation to newly elected Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kou-yu (韓國瑜) to attend the upcoming Taipei-Shanghai Forum on Dec. 20, Han ha...