Taiwan KMT vice-presidential candidate recommends vote for other party

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Kuomintang (KMT) vice-presidential candidate Simon Chang (張善政) upset the opposition party’s supporters by telling a radio show Thursday (November 14) that if voters ...

Taiwan KMT candidate says 'Big Brother' will blast him with '5 nukes'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) on Sunday (Nov. 10) warned that "Big Brother" is going to drop "five nuclear bombs" to "b...

Taiwan KMT presidential candidate’s choice breaks ethnic balance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – For the first time in more than three decades, the Kuomintang (KMT) presidential ticket will feature two candidates from the same ethnic group, remarked Taiwan Public Opin...

Wang Jin-pyng opts out of Taiwan 2020 presidential race

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Legislative Speaker Wang Jin-pyng (王金平) announced on Tuesday (Nov. 12) that he is withdrawing from the 2020 presidential race, confirming the presidential bid of th...

Han's wife claims Taiwan's grade schools teach about anal sex, orgasms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu’s (韓國瑜) wife on Monday (Nov. 11) claimed she had evidence that elementary school students are being taught about &...

Han to pick former Premier Chang as running mate

Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) of the opposition Kuomintang (KMT) is expected on Monday to name former Premier Chang San-cheng (張善政) as his running mate in the 2020 presidential election, his aide told CNA Sunday. ...

Taiwan's HTC creates VR work inspired by Song Dynasty painting

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Palace Museum has launched a new media art exhibition that features a virtual reality (VR) version of a renowned painting from the Song Dynasty and is underwa...

Rare western marsh harrier sighted in S. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Birdwatchers near the resort town of Kenting have spotted a western marsh harrier, a bird of prey never officially seen in Taiwan before, reports said Saturday (Nov. 9). ...

A wonderful week for Tsai, but she mustn’t get complacent

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — Former British Prime Minister Harold Wilson once famously said, “A week is a long time in politics.” That has certainly been the case for President Tsai ...

Taiwan's CEC confirms date of presidential, legislative elections

The Central Election Commission (CEC) formally announced Friday that Taiwan will hold its legislative and presidential elections on Jan. 11, 2020. Eligible voters will be able to cast their ballots...

Dreamy 'Van Gogh Alive' expo coming to Taiwan in January

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — "Van Gogh Alive," an immersive digital art exhibit that brings Vincent Van Gogh paintings to life, will be coming to Taiwan in January, with shows in both Taipei...

Kiwi student wins Mandarin public speaking contest in Taipei

A language program student from New Zealand on Thursday won the top prize in a Mandarin public speaking contest in Taipei where foreign nationals described their experiences in Taiwan or shared other ...

Photo of the Day: 'Sewing Corner' in Kaohsiung by Elian Chali

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An Argentinian artist created this vibrant mural on an apartment building in Kaohsiung. The 31-year-old, Elian Chali, was born and raised in Cordoba, Spain, where he cu...

Recall campaign against Taiwan’s Kaohsiung mayor plans Dec. 21 march

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The organizers of a campaign to recall Kaohsiung City Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) want to see 100,000 people take part in a march on Dec. 21, just weeks before the presidential...

Taiwan high school student receives recognition at International Photography Awards

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Michael Huang (黃越謙), a senior school student at the Affiliated Experimental High School of Tunghai University, in Taichung, has received an honorable mention at the Intern...