Taiwan president’s DPP primary victory called 'unbelievable'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In his weekly column for Storm Media on Monday (June 17), commentator and entrepreneur Sun Ching-yu (孫慶餘) has questioned the legitimacy of President Tsai Ing-wen’s (...

'One country, two systems' in Taiwan 'over my dead body:' Han Kuo-yu

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Kaohsiung mayor and presidential hopeful Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) vowed Saturday that China's "one country, two systems" formula for unification with Taiwan will never be put in ...

Taiwan refuses extradition cooperation with Hong Kong over human rights issues

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s judicial authorities have made it clear that any extradition cooperation between the country and Hong Kong will not materialize before human rights concerns...

Taiwan’s gay film streaming service GagaOOLala makes foray into India

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – GagaOOLala, the first Taiwan-based LGBT film streaming platform in Asia, announced plans to establish a presence in India this month, following its launch of services in H...

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...

Hickenlooper rails against Sanders' democratic socialism

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate John Hickenlooper on Thursday attacked rival Bernie Sanders' vision of an America remade under democratic socialism and chastised others in the 2020...

Taiwan leader Tsai gets party nod to run for reelection

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen, a thorn in the side of China's government because of her pro-independence views, sewed up the ruling party's nomination Thursday to seek a second f...

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 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...

72 people were taken to hospitals in Hong Kong after massive protests

HONG KONG (AP) — Latest on the protests in Hong Kong over proposed extradition legislation (all times local): 3:30 a.m. U.S. President Donald Trump is impressed with the number of proteste...

DPP presidential primary polls for Tsai, Lai start in Taiwan today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Five days of public opinion polls to select whether President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) or former premier William Lai (賴清德) will represent the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) in Ta...

Han's campaign is a 'New Rogue Movement' in Taiwanese politics: TPOF Chief

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 Sunday (June 9) in which he labeled the wave popular...

Crowds rally in eastern Taiwan for Kaohsiung mayor's presidential bid

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Tens of thousands of people crowded Hualien City in eastern Taiwan Saturday to support Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo- yu's (韓國瑜) 2020 presidential bid. Despite temperatures of over 30...

William Lai casts doubt on Tsai Ing-wen’s sincerity after they clash on TV

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) held its first and only televised policy presentation for the party’s two presidential primary contenders, o...