Taipei mayor to attend twin-city forum in Shanghai next month

Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) will lead a delegation to Shanghai early next month for the annual Taipei-Shanghai City Forum, focusing on economic cooperation, youth exchanges and issues relating to cit...

DPP plans to make nice with Taipei Mayor's base ahead of Taiwan election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- At a meeting of Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) attended by President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Friday (June 21), former Vice Premier Lin Hsi-yao (林錫耀), an important organizer o...

Taiwan president’s victory in DPP primaries keeps provoking reactions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) victory over ex-Premier William Lai (賴清德) in the Democratic Progressive Party’s (DPP) presidential primaries kept provoking reac...

TPOF president stunned, calls Tsai's primary victory the 'strangest poll results in history'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The president of the Taiwanese Public Opinion Foundation (財團法人台灣民意教育基金會), You Ying-lung (游盈隆), released a statement on Thursday evening (June 13) calling the Democratic Progres...

Former Taiwan President Chen skeptical of DPP primary polls

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former President Chen Shui-bian (陳水扁) lashed out against the presidential primary polling results of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), which were released on Thursda...

Taipei mayor stands by description of Taiwan and China as ‘one family’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) stood by his description of Taiwan and China as “one family” Thursday (June 13), despite the police repression targeting anti...

Taiwan President Tsai beats Han by 11%, Ko by 13% in public opinion poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The results of the Democratic Progressive Party's (DPP) primary poll released today (June 13), show that Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen not only defeated her DPP opponent fo...

Taiwan ex-Premier Lai accepts President Tsai’s DPP primary victory

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Ex-Premier William Lai (賴清德) said he accepted President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) victory in the Democratic Progressive Party’s (DPP) presidential primaries announc...

Taiwan President Tsai wins DPP primary poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) has officially won the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) primary for the 2020 presidential race, defeating her rival former premier William...

Taiwan's DPP presidential poll result to be known Thursday

The result of the opinion poll that will determine the winner of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party's (DPP) presidential primary is expected to be announced Thursday, a party official has sai...

Taiwan’s KMT decides to bar cellphone users from its presidential primaries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Kuomintang (KMT) confirmed Tuesday (June 11) it would not include cellphone users in the opinion polls to determine its candidate in next January’s presidential ...

Wang Jin-pyng drops bid for Taiwan President, bows out of KMT primary

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Kuomintang (KMT) politician and former President of Taiwan’s Legislative Yuan, Wang Jin-Pyng (王金平), has announced that he is removing his name from the list of conte...

Taiwan president and challenger William Lai to meet at DPP’s debate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Democratic Progressive Party’s (DPP) first and only televised event for its two presidential primary contenders will be organized on Saturday (June 8), before th...

Taiwan President will not necessarily defeat ex-Premier Lai: polling expert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Even though the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) approved primary plans proposed by the camp of President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), she will not necessarily be able to defeat ...

Presidential hopeful William Lai explains why he is the best choice for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – At a news conference under the theme of “Protecting Taiwan” Saturday (June 1), Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) presidential hopeful William Lai (賴清德) emphas...