Taiwan presidential candidates to present views on TV Dec. 18, 25, 27

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The three presidential candidates will receive the first opportunity to present their views live on television on Wednesday, Dec. 18. The event will be the first of thr...

James Soong blasts KMT for nominating wrong person for Taiwan's presidential election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a radio interview on Tuesday (Dec. 3), People First Party (PFP) presidential nominee James Soong (宋楚瑜) blasted the Kuomintang (KMT) party for selecting the wrong person...

Taiwan does not need two large parties and two small ones: Taipei mayor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) on Saturday (November 30) publicly disagreed with a statement by Foxconn Technology founder Terry Gou (郭台銘) that Taiwan needed two large ...

DPP majority in Taiwan legislature would be nightmare: PFP candidate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An absolute majority for the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) in the new Legislative Yuan would be "a nightmare within a nightmare," the Foxconn Technology fou...

DPP presidential ticket reaches 50% in new Taiwan poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – For the first time in the election campaign, the combination of President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and former Premier William Lai (賴清德) reached a support level of 50 percent in ...

Taiwan's presidential candidates to discuss youth policy with students

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The three presidential candidates will each discuss their youth policies with hundreds of students from across Taiwan in December. After weeks of negotiations, it is co...

People First Party reveals legislators-at-large party list for Taiwan elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Critics have observed that the People First Party’s legislators-at-large party list, which was announced on Wednesday morning (Nov. 20), reflects Foxconn founder Ter...

Taiwan People's Party announces legislator-at-large nominees for 2020 elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The newly formed Taiwan People's Party (TPP) disclosed on Tuesday (Nov. 19) its list of 29 nominees for legislator-at-large seats in the Jan. 11 elections, a week afte...

James Soong registers as presidential candidate for Taiwan elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The People First Party's (PFP) James Soong registered as a presidential candidate at the Central Election Committee (CEC) on Monday (Nov. 18), CNA reported. Soong r...

Tsai to announce Lai as running mate for Taiwan's presidential election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) will announce former Premier William Lai (賴清德) as her running mate for the 2020 presidential election on Sunday (Nov. 17) at the est...

Foxconn founder said to be weighing run in 2024 Taiwan presidential election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foxconn founder and former CEO Terry Gou (郭台銘) is said to be considering running for president again in 2024 after the Kuomintang (KMT) party dealt a blow to his plans to ...

Taiwan's PFP Chairman James Soong announces presidential bid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — People First Party Chairman James Soong (宋楚瑜) announced on Wednesday (Nov. 13) that he would enter the presidential race to compete with President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) of th...

2020 Taiwan presidential election (60 days remaining): Tsai vs. Han vs. Soong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan News presents the latest polls issued by various media outlets and organizations on a weekly basis, combining information from many different opinion polls to best ...

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...

66 new fighter jets to arrive in Taiwan by 2026

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) on Tuesday (Nov. 12) reported on the budget for the country's acquisition of 66 F-16V Block 70/72 fighter aircraft at the Leg...