Taiwan presidential race a duel between two old political foes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Now that Foxconn tycoon Terry Gou (郭台銘) has dropped out of the picture, the 2020 presidential race will be a duel between the two main political parties, said an unidentif...

Parents of Taipei City Mayor too late to help him register for presidential election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following the unexpected decision by Foxconn Technology founder Terry Gou (郭台銘) not to run for president, the registration process for the January 2011 election took anoth...

Ex-president Ma abetted Chinese threat to Taiwan: Tsai spokesperson

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A spokesperson for President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) fired back at criticism leveled by former President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) over the Solomon Islands' severance of diplomati...

Foxconn founder Terry Gou will not run for Taiwan president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Foxconn founder Terry Gou (郭台銘) announced late on Monday (Sept. 16) he would not take part in the 2020 presidential election. The former Foxconn chairman was expected t...

Foxconn founder Terry Gou will not run for Taiwan president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Foxconn founder Terry Gou (郭台銘) announced late on Monday (Sept. 16) he would not take part in the 2020 presidential election. The former Foxconn chairman was expected t...

[Taiwan Presidential Election] Han Kuo-yu: DPP rule of Taiwan turns in an empty scorecard

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Election Tidbits about nominees and possible candidates:Tsai Ing-wen, Han Kuo-yu and Terry Gou. [ Last updated: (GMT+8) 20:25 Sept. 15, 2019 ] Han Kuo-yu (Chinese Na...

[Taiwan Presidential Election] Tsai Ing-wen: "No recklessness or provocation in dealing with China"

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Election Tidbits about nominees and possible candidates:Tsai Ing-wen, Han Kuo-yu and Terry Gou. [ Last updated: (GMT+8) 21:28 Sept. 14, 2019 ] Tsai Ing-wen (Democrat...

Former KMT leader says no to Taiwan vice-presidential candidacy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman and 2016 presidential candidate Eric Liluan Chu (朱立倫) is currently unwilling to run for vice president in the January 2020 elections, repo...

Three contenders pick up registration forms for 2020 Taiwan presidential election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Three contenders, including a leading member of the Formosa Alliance, turned up at the Central Election Commission (CEC) Friday (September 13) morning to pick up the forms...

[Taiwan Presidential Election] Terry Gou: Corruption and pork barrel politics in KMT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Election Tidbits about nominees and possible candidates:Tsai Ing-wen, Han Kuo-yu and Terry Gou. [ Last updated: (GMT+8) 13:12 Sept. 13, 2019 ] Terry Gou (possible ca...

[Taiwan Presidential Election] Terry Gou: Legislators taking the role of borough chiefs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Election Tidbits about nominees and possible candidates:Tsai Ing-wen, Han Kuo-yu and Terry Gou. [ Last updated: (GMT+8) 23:01 Sept. 12, 2019 ] Terry Gou (possible ca...

Taiwan's KMT lashes out at Foxconn tycoon for jumping ship

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After Foxconn tycoon Terry Gou (郭台銘) announced he was leaving the Kuomintang (KMT) party today (Sept. 12), the party expressed its "deep regret" and said that it will...

Taiwan media poll shows Tsai pulling ahead, Han most hated politician

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In the latest poll conducted by ETtoday, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) has pulled further ahead, with 43.4 percent of respondents now supporting her, while itinerant Kaohsiung m...

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...

Extending the Taiwan High Speed Rail to Pingtung will do the DPP more harm than good

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) – It is fair to say that Taiwan’s High Speed Rail (HSR) network can, broadly speaking, be judged a success. After years of losses, the HSR is now finally profita...