Han's wife begs Taiwanese voters to give 'previously bad KMT' one last chance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lee Chia-fen (李佳芬), the wife of Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜), on Tuesday (Jan. 7) said the KMT "was not good before" but that i...

Taiwan's 2020 Presidential Elections / Countdown - 4 days to go

With the presidential and legislative elections on Saturday, presidential candidates are traveling the country this week in a final attempt to sway undecided voters. President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) of...

2020 Elections / Presidential/legislative campaign countdown -- 5 days to go

Taiwan is holding its presidential and legislative elections on Jan. 11, and the candidates are traveling the country this week to make their final appeals to voters. President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) o...

2020 Taiwan Elections / Presidential/legislative campaign countdown -- 5 days to go

Taiwan is holding its presidential and legislative elections on Jan. 11, and the candidates are traveling the country this week to make their final appeals to voters. President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) o...

Han implies Taiwan is 'possessed' after Black Hawk crash

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) on Sunday (Jan. 5) raised hackles among netizens after he hinted that last week's deadly Black Hawk helicopter...

Taiwan presidential candidate says coed's calves distracted him from studies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) committed another embarrassing gaffe on the campaign trail on Sunday (Jan. 5) when he blamed a female studen...

Ex-Taiwan president sues Han Kuo-yu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Taiwan President Chen Shui-bian (陳水扁) filed a defamation lawsuit against Kuomintang (KMT) party presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) on Friday (Jan. 3) at Taipei...

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...

Conspiracy theories swirl online in Taiwan after Black Hawk crash

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Conspiracy theories have begun to swirl on Taiwanese social media in the wake of the deadly crash of a UH-60M Black Hawk helicopter on Thursday (Jan. 2), prompting a Taiwa...

Tsai halts campaign for 3 days after Black Hawk crash claims Taiwan's top general

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After news broke on Thursday afternoon (Jan. 2) that Chief of the General Staff Shen Yi-ming (沈一鳴) and seven other military officers had died in a Black Hawk helicopter cr...

Taiwan presidential candidate traveled abroad frequently with alleged mistress: report

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The alleged mistress of Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) has reportedly traveled frequently with him, staying in the same hotel as Han at least twi...

Hong Kong broadcaster: Taiwan will suffer if it wants to 'get rich quick' with China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A renowned Hong Kong columnist on Monday (Dec. 30) lamented over what he says has been going on in Hong Kong and warned that Kaohsiung, and Taiwan as a whole, could meet t...

KMT members dispute Taiwan's Anti-Infiltration Bill in exchange with reporter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) bashed Taiwanese media at the presidential debate Sunday (Dec. 29), the party's representatives engaged ...

Taiwan professor accused of assigning homework based on students' political stance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — National Taipei University of Technology (NTUT) political science instructor Chen Kai (陳愷) has been accused of assigning homework assignments to students based on their po...

Taiwan presidential candidate drops F-bomb on stage

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After lashing out at Taiwanese media at Sunday's (Dec. 29) presidential debate, Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) used the F-bomb while accusing...