Taiwan elections: Ko Wen-je re-elected Taipei City Mayor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Independent candidate Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) was re-elected Taipei City Mayor on Nov. 24, overcoming rivals Ting Shou-chung (丁守中) of Kuomintang (KMT) and Pasuya Yao (姚文智) of the ...

Taiwan elections: Taipei City Mayor race set for thrilling finish

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taipei City Mayor race is set for a thrilling finish, with the slightest of margins separating independent incumbent Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) and Kuomintang (KMT) candidate Tin...

Taiwan elections: Taipei City Mayor early count too close to call

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taipei City Mayor race is still too close to call after four hours of vote counting, with independent incumbent Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) and Kuomintang (KMT) candidate Ting Sho...

Taiwan elections: KMT and independent Ko Wen-je neck and neck in Taipei City

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Independent incumbent Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) and Kuomintang (KMT) candidate Ting Shou-chung (丁守中) are neck and neck in the Taipei City election race, two hours after polls closed...

Taiwan independence rally attracts thousands of protestors in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Thousands of people marched through the streets of Taipei this afternoon (Oct. 20) in protest for independence. The protest was organized by political coalition Formosa...

Opinion: What is the charisma of Taipei mayoral candidate Pasuya Yao

"Courage" is the first impression that Taipei mayoral candidate Pasuya Yao (姚文智) leaves on people. During his recent interviews with local media outlets, Yao fearlessly blasted ...

Taiwan's foreign ministry opens up Instagram account

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) —Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) opened up an official Instagram account Saturday to share photos of its diplomatic work as well as citizens taking pa...

2018 Taipei-Shanghai City Forum postponed

Taipei, June 22 (CNA) The annual Taipei-Shanghai City Forum has been postponed, probably until after Taiwan's year-end local government elections, according to a Taipei City councilor. Lin Ruey...

President Tsai starts Lunar New Year tour in Taitung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) broke with tradition yesterday by becoming the first President to start their New Year’s tour of the country in Taitung. The Pre...

Mayor Ko Wen-je will not attend the 2018 'Shanghai - Taipei Forum' 

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As the 2018 elections approach, there is concern about the annual Taipei-Shanghai Forum that is alternately held in either Shanghai or Taipei. It has recently been anno...

Bill proposes repurposing CKS hall and relocating all Chiang statues

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Amid the recent rancor over the decapitation of the statue of former President Chiang Kai-shek (蔣介石), which had been carried out in retaliation for similar vandalizing of ...

Six legislators to accompany Tsai on the upcoming visit to Latin America

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Six legislators from the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), People First Party (PFP), and New Power Party (NPP) will accompany President Tsai Ing-wen on her upcoming state...

Chen heads massive motorcade rally in Taipei

With just nine days to Taiwan’s general elections, Democratic Progressive Party vice presidential candidate Chen Chien-jen made swept through the streets of Taipei with its massive motorcade in the mo...

I-MEI CEO’s new book garners supports from all political parties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – I-Mei Foods Co., Ltd. CEO Luis Ko said at the presentation of his second book Wednesday titled “All Animals Need Oil & Fats – It is Difficult to Find Good Oil” that the new rele...

Freddy speaks of food safety at I-Mei CEO’s new book launch

As Taiwan food safety issues ensue, I-Mei Foods CEO Luis Ko on Wednesday released his second book, in the series about “a small revolution in food safety” under the title of “All Animals Need Oil & Fa...