[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...

[Taiwan Presidential Election] Tsai Ing-wen: Only the KMT is making the Hong Kong protests an election issue

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Election Tidbits about nominees and possible candidates:Tsai Ing-wen, Han Kuo-yu and Terry Gou. [ Last updated: (GMT+8) 19:05 Sept. 11, 2019 ] Han Kuo-yu (Chinese Na...

[Taiwan Presidential Election] Terry Gou: Political interests vs. national interests

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Election Tidbits about nominees and possible candidates:Tsai Ing-wen, Han Kuo-yu, Ko Wen-je, and Terry Gou. [ Last updated: (GMT+8) 16:10 Sept. 9, 2019 ] Terry Gou (...

Foxconn founder expected to announce presidential bid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foxconn founder Terry Gou (郭台銘) is expected to announce his run for the presidency, according to the top aide of Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲), who has been in talks with t...

Aides to Foxconn founder and Taipei mayor visit election commission together

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Key aides to Foxconn Technology founder Terry Gou (郭台銘) and Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) visited the Central Election Commission (CEC) together Tuesday (September 10)...

KMT presidential candidate finishes last in poll of local Taiwan leaders

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate and Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) finished last in an opinion poll ranking 22 city mayors and county magistrates released by Com...

Han sorry for cutting off Ma at New Taipei rally, says he waited for 1 hour

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Itinerant Kaohsiung mayor and full-time Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) on Monday (Sept. 9) apologized for cutting off former Taiwan president Ma Ying-...

Taiwan's HSR to be extended to Pingtung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) today (Sept. 10) announced government plans to extend Taiwan's High-Speed Rail (HSR) line to Pingtung, thereby completing a ring of rail networ...

[Taiwan Presidential Election] Han Kuo-yu: ‘Today’s Hong Kong is tomorrow’s Taiwan’ is nonsense

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Election Tidbits about nominees and possible candidates:Tsai Ing-wen, Han Kuo-yu, Ko Wen-je, and Terry Gou. [ Last updated: (GMT+8) 16:10 Sept. 9, 2019 ] Han Kuo-yu ...

Foxconn founder may quit KMT to run for Taiwan president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Foxconn founder Terry Gou (郭台銘) is reportedly quitting the opposition Kuomintang (KMT) to run for president as an independent, which will catapult the election into a trip...

Taiwan presidential office mourns death of independence activist

The Presidential Office on Monday expressed condolences over the death of Taiwan independence activist and former senior advisor to the president, Roger Hsieh (謝聰敏), who passed away at a New Taipei ho...