KMT candidate loses appeal against result of 2018 Taipei mayoral election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taipei High Court on Tuesday morning (Dec. 17) announced that it has rejected former Kuomintang (KMT) candidate Ting Shou-chung's (丁守中) appeal to have the 2018 Tai...

Ting Shou-chung to appeal 2018 Taipei mayoral election result again

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Kuomintang (KMT) legislator Ting Shou-chung (丁守中), who lost Taipei’s 2018 municipal election to Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲), announced on Saturday (May 25) that he ...

KMT candidate loses case against Taipei mayoral election result

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taipei District Court on Friday (May 10) rejected Kuomintang (KMT) candidate Ting Shou-chung’s (丁守中) case to have the result of last November’s Taipei City...

Court sessions begin for lawsuit to annul Taipei mayoral election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Court sessions for the lawsuit filed by Kuomintang (KMT) candidate Ting Shou-chung (丁守中) to invalidate the Taipei mayoral election commenced on the morning of Dec. 24 at t...

Update: 60 ballots 'evaporate' on first day of Taipei mayoral race recount

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- On the first day of a recount of the Taipei City mayoral election yesterday (Dec. 3), it has been discovered that over 60 ballots had "evaporated" from one ballot box...

KMT's Ting Shou-chung opts for recount in Taipei mayoral race, again

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After losing by a razor thin margin in Saturday's mayoral election to Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲), Kuomintang (KMT) Taipei mayoral candidate Ting Shou-chung (丁守中) today filed a r...

Ting Shou-chung to file lawsuit seeking nullification of Taipei mayoral election result

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Unsuccessful Kuomintang (KMT) candidate for Mayor of Taipei City Ting Shou-chung (丁守中) withdrew his request for the votes to be recounted today, and will begin a legal pro...

Letter to the Editor: Mayor Ko campaign for re-election in the shadow of medical scandal

Foul smells leak from the Taipei mayoral election due on November 24 this year. Dr. Ko Wen-Je, campaigning for his re-election, is caught up in the scandal of organ transplanting in China. As what Mr....

Opinion: What is the charisma of Taipei mayoral candidate Pasuya Yao?

"Courage" is the first impression that Taipei mayoral candidate Pasuya Yao (姚文智) leaves on people. During his recent interviews with local media outlets, Yao fearlessly blasted China for ...

Yao Wen-chih one step closer to entering Taipei mayoral race for DPP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) legislator Yao Wen-chih (姚文智) is moving one step closer to running in the Taipei mayoral race on behalf of his party, following the off...

Former Taiwan VP Annette Lu causes a stir with comments on Taipei Universiade

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The former Vice President of Taiwan during the Chen Shui-bian administration, and possible Taipei mayoral candidate, Annette Lu (呂秀蓮), is making headlines for her remarks ...

Update: Controversial cram school owner Kao Kuo-hua declares bid for Taipei mayoral race

Update: A mere six hours after announcing his bid to run for the mayor of Taipei, Kao said that he quit the race because his 96-year-old mother asked him to stay out of politics and due to her frail c...

Tens of thousands join march to back DPP Taipei mayoral hopeful

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) legislator and Taipei mayoral hopeful Yao Wen-chih (姚文智) led a march in Taipei Sunday afternoon, which drew larger number of supporters...

Financial Times names Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je as potential Taiwan president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) is a potential future presidential candidate thanks to his blunt style, the Financial Times of London wrote in a profile this week. Th...

Taiwan Headline News

Taipei, April 24, The lead stories in major Taiwan Chinese language dailies on Monday are as follows: @United Daily News: President orders review of 'protracted' environmental assessment proc...