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Taiwan opposition party says ‘Ko-Gou’ presidential ticket possible

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan People’s Party (TPP) said on Thursday (Oct. 7) it’s open to the possibility that its chairman, Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲), may run for the preside...

Taipei mayor eyes 2024 presidential election in interview

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an interview on Wednesday (Sept. 15), Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) said if his approval ratings are high enough, he will seek support from Foxconn founder Terry Gou (郭台...

Taiwan’s Foxconn founder more interested in health than politics

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Asked whether he was considering a run in the 2024 presidential election, Foxconn Technology Group founder Terry Gou (郭台銘) replied Wednesday (Feb. 24) he was more interest...

Taiwan's DPP will continue cross-strait policy in 2024 election: Analyst

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese scholar Chen Po-nien (陳柏年) said Thursday (Feb. 4) that the Democratic Progress Party (DPP) will likely continue supporting President Tsai Ing-wen's (蔡英文) pol...

Taiwanese-American Andrew Yang announces New York mayoral bid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese-American politician Andrew Yang (楊安澤) announced his candidacy for New York City mayor on Wednesday (Jan. 13). In a tweet released on Wednesday evening, he wro...

Japanese envoy says world will remember Taiwan of 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japanese Representative to Taiwan Hiroyasu Izumi said Friday (Jan. 1) "the world will remember the Taiwan of 2020" for its remarkable achievements and global con...

Four Taiwan events included in BBC's look back at 2020

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — BBC News has released a video highlighting major events that occurred in the last 12 months, including four pivotal moments in Taiwan's political timeline. The BBC&...

Taiwan mayors coy about presidential ambitions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The mayors of four cities in northern Taiwan gathered for a cultural event on Tuesday (Oct. 6), but three of them refused to discuss their alleged presidential ambitions. ...

Northern Taiwan mayor admits to having dreamed about presidency

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taoyuan City Mayor Cheng Wen-tsang (鄭文燦) on Tuesday (Sept. 15) admitted in an interview that he had once dreamed of becoming president. The Democratic Progressive Party...

AIT chairman to visit Taiwan next week

The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) announced Thursday that its chairman, James Moriarty, will visit Taiwan from March 1-7, his eighth trip to the country since he assumed the post in October 2016....

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 ...

Tsai-Xi meeting possible under certain conditions: Taiwan president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an interview with SET News, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said that she would be willing to meet with Chinese Communist Party (CCP) Secretary-General Xi Jinping (習近平) un...

Kaohsiung mayor condemned for abandoning supporters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese woman, surnamed Lin (林), waited outside Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu's (韓國瑜) office on Monday morning (Jan. 20), demanding to speak to the Kuomintang (KMT) p...

LSE congratulates Taiwan president on re-election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) on Wednesday (Jan. 15) congratulated its most famous Taiwanese alumnus, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), for her la...

Time on Taiwan's side: Washington Post

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In an article posted in The Washington Post Thursday (Jan. 16), columnist George F. Will pointed out that the tactics employed by Communist China are no longer effective. ...