Kaohsiung mayor condemned for abandoning supporters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese woman, surnamed Lin (林), waited outside Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu's (韓國瑜) office on Monday morning (Jan. 20), demanding to speak to the Kuomintang (KMT) p...

Fan of Taiwan presidential candidate tattoos 'Han Kuo-yu' on his neck

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A fan of Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) drew laughs from Taiwanese netizens after he tattooed the candidate's name on his throat. On Thurs...

KMT claims 100,000 attend Han rally in S. Taiwan, netizen estimates 10,000

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Although the Kuomintang (KMT) party claims that 100,000 Han fans attended a campaign rally for presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) on Saturday (Oct. 19), based on phot...

Pro-Han vendor threatens police with knife at rally in New Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- During a rally to shore up flagging support for itinerant mayor and full-time presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜), a pro-Han vendor threatened police when they asked her to...

'Other cities have a mayor' says Taiwan premier of Kaohsiung's flooding woes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After "Han fans" complained that the city led by itinerant Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) was being unfairly singled out by Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) for its rec...

Kaohsiung mayor's supporter verbally attacks wrong person

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- A supporter of Kaohsiung mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) wrote insulting messages to a radio host he assumed was the mother of a student protester opposed to Han, only to find out he ha...

Chinese cybergroup behind Kaohsiung Mayor's win uncovered

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After months of suspicions and accusations that China had manipulated social media to engineer Han Kuo-yu's (韓國瑜) meteoric rise to fame and victory in the Kaohsiung mayoral...

Taiwanese engineer creates FB filter that blocks all Han Kuo-yu news

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After Taiwanese have been blasted with wall-to-wall coverage of Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) for months on TV screens, radio waves, newspapers, billboards, and social media...

Conversing with a Han fan: How Kaohsiung voters are trying to justify voting for Han Kuo-yu

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- For those of us in Kaohsiung who were not persuaded by bombastic rhetoric, highfalutin policy pledges, and the gregarious persona of the Kuomintang's (KMT’s) Mayor...