Nobel Peace Prize for Trump at stake with Xi meeting in Hong Kong

The United States and China have become entangled in a number of disputes of late, ranging from trade and development of the global economy to fundamental values and human rights. Five particularly ur...

Will Foxconn founder Terry Gou’s presidential bid influence Taiwan’s economic outlook?!

The second half of this year until next year’s Lunar New Year will be the campaign period for the presidential and legislative elections. All the campaign staff and materials will require the in...

Secret files need to be unsealed to reveal the truth about Taiwan's history

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Commentator Yang Sen-hong wrote that failing to unlock the secret files from the Martial Law era would be a serious collective crime on the part of the government, calling on t...

Hong Kong extradition bill an example of China's 'boiling frog' tactics, Taiwan must beware

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – From Hong Kong’s handover from the British to China in 1997 to the end of Tung Chee-hwa’s (董建華) term as chief executive in 2005, Hong Kong maintained a semblan...

'Opinion poll fairness' will decide life and death of Taiwan’s ‘Democratic Progressive Party’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --According to the principle of “Garbage In, Garbage Out,” questioning the fairness of opinion polls is a necessary process for a responsible search for accuracy and t...

Taiwan’s Democratic Progressive Party primary: Tyranny of Central Election Committee is not Democracy

On December 10, 1979, the “Formosa Incident” occurred in Kaohsiung, eventually leading to the founding of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) in 1986. The DPP’s core belief inclu...

The US should intervene in Taiwan's party primaries in line with the TRA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwan Relations Act (TRA), passed in 1979 and celebrating its 40th anniversary in 2019, is the domestic law of the United States governing relations with Taiwan. T...

‘Spicy Taiwanese Sister’ Tsai Ing-wen should invite Dalai Lama back to Taiwan

The Nobel Peace Prize winner of 1989, His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama, has visited Taiwan three times: 1997, 2001, and 2009. It’s about time he returned. The first time he visited on March 2...

‘Humble, humble, and humble again,’ deep reflection necessary ahead of Taiwan elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Many Taiwanese voters are observing the battle between President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and former Premier William Lai (賴清德) for the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) presidential...