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...

Taiwan presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu's jacket sells for NT$1 million

TAIPE (Taiwan News) — A woman surnamed Hsieh bid NT$1 million (US$32,950) for Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu’s (韓國瑜) bomber jacket on Saturday evening (Dec. 28). &ld...

Man behind Taiwan's most shared pro-Han fake news site exposed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Of the plethora of fake news sites based in Taiwan, the pro-Han, pro-China site Mission, which nabbed the title of the "most-shared Facebook content" leading up ...

Vice presidential hopeful reveals clip of Shanghai speech backing Taiwan independence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Responding to questions from the Kuomintang (KMT) camp over his visit with a Chinese Communist Party official in Shanghai five years ago, Democratic Progressive Party (DPP...

Foxconn founder says he regrets quitting Taiwan presidential race

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foxconn founder Terry Gou (郭台銘) expressed regret over his decision to drop out of the presidential race in a televised interview aired on Monday (Dec. 23). Gou, who qui...

Taiwan presidential candidate criticized for kissing infant without mother's permission

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) has drawn harsh criticisms for kissing a baby girl's forehead without her mother's permission Sunday (Dec....

Taiwan CNA to sue Taipei city councilor for fake photo accusation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following an accusation by Kuomintang (KMT) Taipei City Councilor Yu Shu-hui (游淑慧) that CNA had forged a photo of the Kaohsiung recall march, Taiwan's state-owned Cent...

Former Japanese diplomat predicts narrow victory for Tsai in 2020 Taiwan elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A newly retired Japanese diplomat made a prediction about Taiwan's 2020 elections on Sunday (Dec. 22), saying that incumbent President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) might defeat ...

Recall action against Taiwan candidate to enter new phase after massive march

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After a protest which reportedly drew half a million marchers, the WeCare campaign said it would officially file its recall request against Kaohsiung City Mayor Han Kuo-yu...

Supporters and opponents of KMT presidential candidate march in Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hundreds of thousands of people marched through the streets of Kaohsiung Saturday (Dec. 21), with one group demanding the recall of Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) and the other su...

Taiwan police brace for rival marches in Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — To minimize conflicts between supporters and opponents of Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) during rival marches in Kaohsiung on Saturday (Dec. 21),...

President Tsai unveils growth roadmap for southern Taiwan

In a government statement that doubled as a campaign policy presentation President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) announced a development roadmap for southern Taiwan on Saturday, less than a month before Taiwan&#...

Facebook shuts down groups supporting Taiwan KMT presidential candidate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Facebook removed 118 fan pages, 99 groups, and 51 accounts on Friday (Dec. 13) alone, making it impossible for netizens to access some pages supporting Kuomintang (KMT) pr...

Taiwan's presidential candidates agree to public debate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After much speculation about a potential Taiwanese presidential debate, Taiwan's Public Television Services (PTS) announced Thursday evening (Dec. 12) that it had rece...