Update: Pro-China Taiwanese TV show goes off air after anti-red media protest

Update: 06/27 2:00 p.m. At 1 p.m. today, Tsai issued a statement on her Facebook page denying government involvement in the shutdown of the TV show. In her statment, she wrote the report of her all...

China's overreach in Hong Kong has direct implications for Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — China's treatment of Hong Kong has direct implications for Taiwan, according to John Pomfret, veteran U.S. journalist and former Washington Post bureau chief in Beijin...

Taiwan president defends 'sovereignty, democracy, and freedom as a way of life'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) responded in a Facebook post on Wednesday (June 26) to the first televised forum from the five presidential primary contenders of the opposition Ku...

Taiwan Chief of the General Staff conferred highest military award ahead of retirement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chief of the General Staff Adm. Lee Hsi-ming (李喜明) was conferred the highest military decoration on Wednesday by President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) prior to his retirement at th...

Taiwan's Han, Gou compete against each other on economic issues in TV presentation

The top two contenders of the opposition Kuomintang's (KMT's) presidential primary both pledged Tuesday to focus on improving the strained cross-Taiwan Strait relations and to boost the econom...

Beijing accidently gave Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen two ‘political gifts,’ said former US official

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has received two unexpected “political gifts” from Beijing, said former Deputy Assistant Secretary of ...

Tsai ahead of Han, Ko, Gou in Taiwan presidential poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) would beat Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲), and itinerant Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) or Foxconn tycoon Terry Gou (郭台銘) in a three-way matchup fo...

Taiwan President Tsai urged to speak up for HK ahead of extradition bill protest

Several Hong Kong nationals delivered a petition to the Presidential Office on Tuesday to urge President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) to speak up for Hong Kong and amp up international pressure on their governm...

Former Taiwan premier willing to serve KMT nominee as vice president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Current independent presidential candidate and former premier of Taiwan Chang San-cheng (張善政), who served under the outgoing Ma administration in 2016, has stepped forward to i...

Taiwan's DPP founding member says party should ‘return to democratic values’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- You Ying-lung (游盈隆), chairman of the Taiwanese Public Opinion Foundation (台灣民意基金會), announced his decision to leave the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) in a Facebook ...

KMT to hold first Taiwan primary presentation on June 25

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Five Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidates will present their policy plans at the party’s first platform presentation on Tuesday evening (June 25), addressing key...

Rally against pro-China Taiwanese media held in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A rally against pro-Beijing Taiwanese media was held on Sunday afternoon, with tens of thousands of people pouring out on Ketagalan Boulevard in Taipei despite intermitten...

Taiwan TPOF chairman leaves ruling party

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In a Facebook post that surprised many on Sunday (June 23), You Ying-lung (游盈隆), chairman of the Taiwanese Public Opinion Foundation (台灣民意基金會) and former Democratic Progre...

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...

MOFA denies Taiwan president planning to visit Caribbean allies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Saturday, Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) declined to fully comment on whether President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) is planning to visit three Latin American ...