Taiwan's Foxconn tycoon calls Want Want boss China's 'hatchet man and lackey'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Foxconn tycoon and Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Terry Gou (郭台銘) on Wednesday (June 26) said that Want Want Group chairman Tsai Eng-meng (蔡衍明) is the "hatchet ma...

Update: Pro-China Taiwanese TV show goes off air after anti-red media protest

Update: 06/27 2:00 p.m. At 1 p.m. today, Tsai issued a statement on her Facebook page denying government involvement in the shutdown of the TV show. In her statment, she wrote the report of her all...

China's overreach in Hong Kong has direct implications for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China's treatment of Hong Kong has direct implications for Taiwan, according to John Pomfret, veteran U.S. journalist and former Washington Post bureau chief in Beijin...

Taiwan president defends 'sovereignty, democracy, and freedom as a way of life'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) responded in a Facebook post on Wednesday (June 26) to the first televised forum from the five presidential primary contenders of the opposition Ku...

YouTuber calls on Taiwan, China, Hong Kong and Macau to overthrow communism together

The march against the “red media” last Sunday (June 23) did not hand out free lunchboxes, did not hire buses, did not have local politicians mobilize their residents, yet still massive num...

Ghoulish Han Kuo-yu masks Made in China surface in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Masks of itinerant Kaohsiung Mayor and full-time presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜), appropriately made in China, are starting to appear in costume stores in Taiwan and on...

Taiwan's Han, Gou compete against each other on economic issues in TV presentation

The top two contenders of the opposition Kuomintang's (KMT's) presidential primary both pledged Tuesday to focus on improving the strained cross-Taiwan Strait relations and to boost the econom...

Foxconn could assemble TV screens in Vietnam: report

Taiwan-based manufacturing giant Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. is studying the feasibility of setting up a production site in Vietnam to roll out TV screens, according to the Saigon Times. In a re...

Tsai ahead of Han, Ko, Gou in Taiwan presidential poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) would beat Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲), and itinerant Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) or Foxconn tycoon Terry Gou (郭台銘) in a three-way matchup fo...

Taiwan business tycoon Terry Gou leads in poll, beats Han

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former Foxconn chairman Terry Gou (郭台銘) has emerged as the front-runner out of the five candidates seeking the presidential nomination of the opposition Kuomintang (KMT) p...

KMT organizing protest against amendments to Taiwan's Referendum Act

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following the amendments to the Referendum Act made last week, the Kuomintang (KMT) party is calling on supporters to join in a protest against the new amendments, which t...

Guo Wengui: US willing to sink campaigns of Terry Gou, Han Kuo-yu in Taiwan election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Exiled Chinese real-estate tycoon and anti-communist gossip hound Guo Wengui (郭文貴) released a video statement on June 22 containing provocative assertions. Guo first declare...

KMT to hold first Taiwan primary presentation on June 25

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Five Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidates will present their policy plans at the party’s first platform presentation on Tuesday evening (June 25), addressing key...

Rally against pro-China Taiwanese media held in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A rally against pro-Beijing Taiwanese media was held on Sunday afternoon, with tens of thousands of people pouring out on Ketagalan Boulevard in Taipei despite intermitten...

Taiwan TPOF chairman leaves ruling party

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In a Facebook post that surprised many on Sunday (June 23), You Ying-lung (游盈隆), chairman of the Taiwanese Public Opinion Foundation (台灣民意基金會) and former Democratic Progre...