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China cries foul after 60 countries congratulate Taiwan's President Tsai on re-election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After more than 60 countries sent messages of congratulations to Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) after her landslide victory in the 2020 election, China cried foul,...

60 countries have congratulated Taiwan's President Tsai on re-election: MOFA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In light of Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen's (蔡英文) landslide victory in the 2020 elections, representatives from all over the world have delivered messages of congratul...

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen wins election with record 8.17 million votes

FINAL UPDATE: Jan. 11, 2020, 10:16 p.m. TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Incumbent President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) won a landslide victory Saturday (Jan. 11) with more than 8 million votes, a new record s...

Han’s running mate accuses CEC of making illogical analogy about his PhD

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — KMT presidential nominee Han Kuo-yu’s (韓國瑜) running mate, former premier Simon Chang (張善政), recently joined the ranks of those whose Ph.D. diploma authenticity has b...

Tsai halts campaign for 3 days after Black Hawk crash claims Taiwan's top general

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After news broke on Thursday afternoon (Jan. 2) that Chief of the General Staff Shen Yi-ming (沈一鳴) and seven other military officers had died in a Black Hawk helicopter cr...

35% of voters in Taiwan remain undecided: poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With Taiwan's presidential and legislative elections just 11 days away, a poll shows 35 percent of voters to be undecided, and of the 61 percent who are decided, incum...

Taiwan vice presidential hopefuls debate on live TV about China and nuclear energy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three vice presidential hopefuls received their only chance so far to present their views live on television on Friday (Dec. 20), sparring over China, the economy, and nuc...

KMT chair sparks outrage over sexist comment against Taiwan's president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang Chair Wu Den-yih (吳敦義) has once again sparked criticism for disrespecting Democratic Progressive Party’s (DPP) female politicians, this time by referring ...

Tsai 38 points ahead of Han in Taiwan presidential poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The latest opinion poll released by the Taipei-based Cross-Strait Policy Association on Tuesday (Dec. 17) shows that President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) is 38 percentage points a...

Taiwan's president continues to lead Han in latest poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The results of the most recent poll by one Taiwanese media outlet show Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) to have a commanding lead over itinerant Kaohsiung mayor and ...

KMT leads DPP in Taiwan legislator-at-large election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – An online poll revealed by Yahoo News on Monday (Dec. 9) shows Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) leading the Kuomintang's (K...

Taiwan's president open to meeting with Xi Jinping

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Thursday (Nov. 28) that she would be open to discussing cross-strait relations with Chinese leader Xi Jinping as long as Taiwan...

Taiwan KMT candidate's wife denied entry to Singapore

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lee Chia-fen ( 李佳芬), wife of Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜), has been barred from entering Singapore because its government does not allow "...

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 ...

Latest poll shows DPP ahead of KMT by 10%

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In the most recent poll results revealed by the Taiwanese Public Opinion Foundation (TPOF) on Monday (Nov. 25), Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) leads the Kuomintang...