Taipei Mayor Ko slams pro-independence figures for fake love towards Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) lambasted Taiwanese pro-independence figures on Wednesday (Nov. 20), accusing them of lying about loving the country while their offspring hav...

Taiwan People's Party announces legislator-at-large nominees for 2020 elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The newly formed Taiwan People's Party (TPP) disclosed on Tuesday (Nov. 19) its list of 29 nominees for legislator-at-large seats in the Jan. 11 elections, a week afte...

Shin Kong executive to run for Legislative Yuan on Taiwan People’s Party list

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Cynthia Wu (吳欣盈), a member of the family behind the Shin Kong business empire, wants to feature on the at-large legislative list for the Taiwan People’s Party (TPP),...

Taiwan KMT vice-presidential candidate recommends vote for other party

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Kuomintang (KMT) vice-presidential candidate Simon Chang (張善政) upset the opposition party’s supporters by telling a radio show Thursday (November 14) that if voters ...

Taipei mayor looks ahead to 2024 presidential election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei City Government adviser Tsai Pi-ju (蔡壁如) said Tuesday (Oct. 29) on a talk show hosted by radio personality Clara Chou (周玉蔻) that Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) is pla...

Taiwan’s Foxconn founder rules out cooperation with PFP leader James Soong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foxconn Technology founder Terry Gou (郭台銘) ruled out cooperation with People First Party (PFP) Chairman James Soong (宋楚瑜) in the presidential campaign after appearing with...

Taipei Mayor says no need to infuriate China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) has offered a fresh interpretation of his stand on cross-straits relations: Resist China but avoid irritating the county. Ko, the founder a...

Taiwan needs Meiji Restoration, not Boxer Rebellion: Taipei mayor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Responding to criticism from the New Power Party (NPP), Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) on Sunday (Sept. 22) said that Taiwan needs a "Meiji Restoration, not a Boxer Reb...

NPP rules out cooperation with Taipei mayor for Taiwan presidential election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The New Power Party (NPP) on Friday (September 20) ruled out cooperation with Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) in the run-up to the January 2020 presidential and legislat...

Parents of Taipei City Mayor too late to help him register for presidential election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following the unexpected decision by Foxconn Technology founder Terry Gou (郭台銘) not to run for president, the registration process for the January 2020 election took anoth...

Taiwan People’s Party website hacked in cyberattack

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The official website of the Taiwan People’s Party (TPP), founded by Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) last month, was hacked and shut down shortly after it went live on S...

Taipei City mayor might ask PFP leader James Soong to nominate him

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – If Foxconn Technology founder Terry Gou (郭台銘) does not run for president, Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) said Friday (August 30) he might ask People First Party (PFP) C...

Taipei City mayor held secret meeting with Taiwan business leaders

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) had a secret two-hour meeting with a group of top business leaders, but it was not known whether the topic of discussion was the capital&...

The divide and rule strategy that will define Taiwan’s presidential election

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- Divide and rule is a political strategy that can be traced all the way back to Niccolò Machiavelli and Renaissance Italy, but it is ass relevant and effective today a...

Taiwanese YouTuber says dual membership in Ko's party will draw in 'roach, rat droppings'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In response to the fact that Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je's (柯文哲) newly founded Taiwan People's Party (台灣民眾黨, TPP) allows dual membership in another party, Taiwanese vlogger ...