Australia denies using Chinese spy case to influence Taiwan elections

The Australian representative office in Taipei said Tuesday (Jan. 21) that its government's disclosure of a case involving a self-confessed spy from China, who was seeking asylum in Canberra late ...

Vice president-elect: No Taiwan, no ROC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Vice President-elect William Lai (賴清德) said Wednesday (Jan. 22) that the "Republic of China (R.O.C.)" will not exist unless "Taiwan" is ...

Netizens call China 'West Taiwan' after Tsai's defiant interview

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After an interview with the BBC aired on Tuesday (Jan. 14) in which the newly re-elected President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) took a more defiant stance against Beijing, Western n...

Andrew Yang fails to congratulate Taiwan president on Twitter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three days after President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) won a landslide victory in the Taiwan presidential election on Saturday (Jan. 11), Taiwanese-American presidential candidate ...

44% more Republicans than Democrats tweet to congratulate Taiwan president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Like the governments of over 60 countries of the world, American political leaders have congratulated President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on her landslide election victory over t...

Photo of the Day: China having a fit after nations congratulate Taiwan president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After Communist China cried foul over 60 countries congratulating President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on her record win over the weekend, Hong Kong illustrator Cuson Lo posted a ...

China likely to increase pressure against Taiwan: analysts

China is likely to increase its pressure on Taiwan on many fronts as a result of Saturday's presidential and legislative elections, foreign and local analysts who observed the polls said at a work...

France congratulates Taiwan election winners

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs has issued a statement congratulating all candidates who won in Saturday's (Jan. 11) Taiwan elections, including Pres...

Honors even for Taiwan legislative-at-large election results

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has so far obtained 34 percent of the legislative-at-large election votes, slightly leading Kuomintang's (KMT) 33.3 p...

DPP retains majority in Taiwan legislative elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has secured 48 of the 73 legislative seats that are directly elected through local districts, with five constituencies yet to...

Freddy Lim triumphs in Taipei pan-blue bastion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Independent legislative candidate Freddy Lim (林昶佐) defeated rival Lin Yu-fang (林郁方) of the Kuomintang (KMT) in Taipei City's No. 5 constituency (Zhongzheng District an...

DPP dominates all constituencies in Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kaohsiung city mayor and Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) continues to trail the Democratic Progressive Party's (DPP) candidate Tsai Ing-wen (蔡...

First election results come in from Taiwan’s offshore islands

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s offshore islands were the first to reveal results of the 2020 Taiwan legislative elections, as Kuomintang (KMT) candidates Chen Yu-jen (陳玉珍) and Chen Hsueh-...

Taiwanese terminal cancer patient hopes to live long enough to vote

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video surfaced this week showing a terminally ill cancer patient given just days to live expressing his hope that he can live long enough to cast a vote on Saturday (Jan. ...

Whole Han clan planned to emigrate from Taiwan to Canada

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu's (韓國瑜) image took another hit on Wednesday (Jan. 8) when news broke that he and his family had applied to emigrate ...