AP Analysis: Taiwan vote signals growing divide with China

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The landslide reelection of Taiwan’s leader underscores the population’s embrace of an identity distinct from China — a shift that the communist leaders o...

AP Analysis: Taiwan vote signals growing divide with China

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The landslide reelection of Taiwan’s leader underscores the population’s embrace of an identity distinct from China — a shift that the communist leaders of China refuse to accept...

Suspected Chinese meddling focus in Taiwan presidential vote

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan’s ruling party is crying foul over alleged Chinese attempts to sway the self-governing island’s presidential election on Saturday. The Democratic Progres...

Taiwan KMT legislative candidate says DPP caused Black Hawk crash

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) legislative candidate Tsai Shu-hui (蔡淑惠) drew criticism on Saturday (Jan. 4) after accusing the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) of causing last week...

Taiwan Foxconn founder pushes back after contentious Anti-Infiltration Act comment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foxconn founder Terry Gou (郭台銘) has rebutted allegations that he opposes the Anti-Infiltration Act (反滲透法), a contentious bill aimed at warding off political interference b...

Taiwan police allegedly abuse power on matters related to Chinese spy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the revelations by a self-professed Chinese spy continue to grab headlines in Taiwan, the government’s response to related issues has also come under scrutiny. ...

Taiwan's President, DPP condemn Hong Kong police violence at university campus

President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and members of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) have condemned the actions of the Hong Kong police for their attacks on student protesters at a Hong Kong univ...

Taiwan’s ruling DPP to pass motion against China’s ‘One Country, Two Systems’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – At its 33rd anniversary congress Saturday (September 28), the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) will adopt a motion clearly stating its opposition to China’s &ldquo...

DPP warns citizens to avoid Hong Kong and China after arrest of Taiwanese man

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After China announced on Wednesday (Sept. 11) that Morrison Lee (李孟居), a Taiwanese citizen who went missing in China at the end of August, was arrested for "endangering na...

HK activist calls for rally in Taiwan before China's National Day

Hong Kong student activist and secretary-general of pro-democracy party Demosistō Joshua Wong (黃之鋒) urged the Taiwanese public Tuesday to take to the streets before China's Oct. 1 National Day to ...

Hong Kong activist Joshua Wong to meet with Taiwanese leaders today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Despite his arrest last week, Hong Kong student activist and secretary-general of pro-democracy party Demosistō Joshua Wong (黃之鋒) arrived in Taiwan today (Sept. 3) to meet with...

Taiwanese society increasingly cautious of China: NHK

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – News Watch 9, a program on Japan's NHK national television, aired on Thursday (Aug. 1) an in-depth report on Taiwanese youth closely watching the ongoing anti-extradit...

Taiwanese rock star legislator quits party to run as independent

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Rock star legislator Freddy Lim (林昶佐) announced Thursday (August 1) he was leaving the New Power Party (NPP) to run as an independent for the Legislative Yuan and to suppo...

Former Sunflower Movement activists join DPP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a move intended to garner young voters’ support in the presidential election in 2020, the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) welcomed the student leader of...

Former student leader of Taiwan's Sunflower Movement to join DPP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lin Fei-fan (林飛帆), a former student leader of the Sunflower Movement in 2014, is joining the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP). DPP Chairman Cho Jung-tai (卓榮泰) ...