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Nearly 50% of Taiwanese say Tsai not ready for Chinese invasion

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a new poll released on Tuesday (May 25), nearly half of respondents said that President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) has not done enough to prepare Taiwan for an invasion by Chin...

Majority of Taiwanese now want independence amid Ukraine war

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a new poll released on Tuesday (April 26), over 52% of respondents said they want de jure independence for Taiwan amid the Russo-Ukrainian War, a significant increase o...

Taiwanese split on 'coexisting with COVID' policy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new poll released on Tuesday (April 26) revealed that Taiwanese are split over the government's policy to "coexist with COVID," with slightly more people o...

More Taiwanese think Japan will join war if China invades than US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Amid the ongoing Russian invasion of Ukraine, a new poll released on Tuesday (March 22) revealed that 43% of respondents think Japan would intervene if China invades Taiwa...

60% fear Taiwan will fight Chinese invasion alone

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a poll released on Tuesday (March 22), nearly 60% of respondents said they believe that if Taiwan is faced with an invasion by China, it will have to do so alone, and 7...

Taiwan's KMT is continuing to sink while Eric Chu continues to point fingers

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — In Eric Chu (朱立倫) victorious run for Kuomintang (KMT) chair last year he pledged to restore the fortunes of a party that appeared to be at a low point. Since then, thing...

63% of Taiwanese do not believe Chinese will attack if Russia invades Ukraine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A recent survey released on Tuesday (Feb. 22) found that 63% of Taiwanese believe aggressive action by Russia against Ukraine will not lead China to attack Taiwan. The ...

Approval rating of Taiwan’s KMT drops to new low: Poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The approval rating of Taiwan’s primary opposition party, the Kuomintang (KMT), has hit a new low of 22.7%, according to the latest poll released by online news outl...

Support for Taiwan’s DPP rises after defeat of 4 referendums

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Public support for the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) government of President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) surged after the defeat of four referendums on Dec. 18, according to t...

Pollster thinks political imbalance threatens Taiwan democracy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The disappearance of a powerful opposition to form a balance against the government is the most important threat to democracy in Taiwan, a political commentator said Thurs...

Survey reconfirms Taiwan’s KMT facing rapid senescence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Behind newly elected Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman Eric Chu’s (朱立倫) lively victory speech urging supporters to rally and regroup, there lies a daunting demographic reali...

Moderna most popular vaccine in Taiwan, Medigen 3rd

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The majority of Taiwanese surveyed prefer the COVID-19 vaccine made by Moderna, followed by Pfizer-BioNTech's and Medigen's, with AstraZeneca's coming in last ...

Just over half of Taiwanese satisfied with president's performance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The approval rating for President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) has fallen slightly this month but is still above 50 percent, according to a poll released on Tuesday (Jan. 26). Th...

70% of Taiwanese agree Taiwan was never part of China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The majority of Taiwanese surveyed — 70 percent — agree with U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's comment earlier this month that Taiwan has never been pa...

60% of Taiwanese believe US would send troops if China attacks

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As China continues to menace Taiwan with aggressive military actions, a new poll released on Monday (Sept. 28) shows that 60 percent of Taiwanese believe that the U.S. wou...