70% of Taiwanese agree Taiwan was never part of China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The majority of Taiwanese surveyed — 70 percent — agree with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's comment earlier this month that Taiwan has never been pa...

Taiwan to promote ties with US regardless of election outcome: President Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said her administration will continue to promote closer ties with the United States no matter who wins in the U.S. presidential electio...

Poll: 54% of Taiwanese unconcerned about US-Taiwan relations if Biden wins

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As former Vice President Joe Biden continues to lead U.S. President Donald Trump in the polls a week before the election, a new survey released on Tuesday (Oct. 27) shows ...

Taiwan needs to remove 'Republic of China' from Constitution: Pollster

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Prominent pollster Ying-lung You (游盈隆) has stated that the term “Republic of China” (ROC) used in the Constitution no longer reflects political reality and tha...

60% of Taiwanese believe US would send troops if China attacks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As China continues to menace Taiwan with aggressive military actions, a new poll released on Monday (Sept. 28) shows that 60 percent of Taiwanese believe that the U.S. wou...

Ma Ying-jeou least popular of Taiwan's elected presidents: Poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Late Taiwan leader Chiang Ching-kuo (蔣經國) was ranked number one in a public opinion poll in which respondents were asked to evaluate the incumbent and former Taiwanese lea...

Citizen Judges Act’s passage shame for Taiwan: Critic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The passage of the contentious Citizen Judges Act (國民法官法) on Wednesday (July 22) “marked a shameful day in the history of Taiwan democracy,” said Taiwan Public...

Poll shows highest ever support for Taiwan independence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over half of Taiwanese support formal independence for their country, according to a survey released by the Taiwanese Public Opinion Foundation (TPOF) on Monday (June 22)....

Taiwan's DPP, health minister both polling well amid coronavirus pandemic

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) and Health and Welfare Minister Chen Shih-chung (陳時中) are performing well in opinion polling due to the government’s ha...

China driving Taiwanese to embrace formal independence: Foreign Policy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As cross-strait tensions continue to build, Foreign Policy on Monday (May 18) published a piece claiming China's aggressive attitude toward Taiwan has pushed more Taiw...

Now is the time to raise Taiwan’s international profile: TPOF chairman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic rages around the world, now is the time for Taiwan to raise its international profile, Taiwan Public Opinion Foundation (TPOF)...

Record 83% of people in Taiwan identify as Taiwanese amid Wuhan virus outbreak

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the Wuhan coronavirus continues to rage, a poll has found that over 83 percent of the people of Taiwan identify themselves as Taiwanese, the highest level since 1991. ...

Satisfaction with Taiwan's government hits new high amid Wuhan virus scare

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As more and more countries fall victim to the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19), the Taiwanese government's preventive measures against the epidemic have resulted in a hist...

Poll shows Taiwan’s DPP has far stronger base than KMT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The latest poll from the Taiwanese Public Opinion Foundation (TPOF) on Monday (Jan. 20) shows the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) enjoys a larger base than the r...

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...