Defeated KMT lawmaker tipped to run for mayor of Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – With the presidential and legislative elections out of the way, attention is turning toward local elections in late 2022, with defeated Kuomintang (KMT) legislator Lee Yen...

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...

Taiwan ex-vice president to drop out of Taipei mayoral race if Chen Chu joins

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) is preparing to name a candidate of its own for the Taipei mayoral elections, one of the self-declared hopefuls, former Vi...

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...

Taiwan president hands out red envelopes at Taipei temple

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) handed out red envelopes to the public at the Baoan Temple in Taipei City on the second day of the Year of the Dog, but observers were watchin...

President Tsai starts Lunar New Year tour in Taitung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) broke with tradition yesterday by becoming the first President to start their New Year’s tour of the country in Taitung. The Pre...

Taiwan Headline News

Taipei, May 23 - The lead stories in major Taiwan dailies on Tuesday are as follows: @United Daily News: Newly elected KMT chairman sets sights on Taipei, New Taipei mayoral elections. @China Times:...