New Taipei legislative candidate's grandchildren kneel to plead for support

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Non-Partisan Solidarity Union legislative candidate Li Weng Yue-e (李翁月娥) appeared on stage on Wednesday (Jan. 8) with her grandchildren at her final campaign rally, where ...

Tsai calls on Taiwanese to embrace Han fans, regardless of election outcome

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During a campaign rally on Thursday (Jan. 9), President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) encouraged followers to embrace supporters of her riva...

Photo of the Day: Cat ears, cosplay, death metal featured in Taiwan campaign ad

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This wild election campaign rally advertisement for the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) showing the whimsical side of Taiwanese society appeared on Facebook on Wednesda...

If you care about Taiwan’s future, you must vote

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — It’s decision time! After months of campaigning, claims, and counter-claims, the Taiwanese people will, at last, get the opportunity to determine who will be t...

Dissident blogger burns Chinese passport, calls on Taiwanese to vote

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A former Chinese citizen and dissident blogger burned his Chinese passport in Hualien on Wednesday (Jan. 8) and appealed to Taiwanese to cherish their hard-won democracy a...

US senator says Taiwan election vital for 'fight for human rights & freedom'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — U.S. Senator Rick Scott (R) from Florida on Monday (Jan. 6) released a tweet supporting Taiwan's election and issuing a warning against the spread of Communist China&#...

Video shows China unification supporters assault Taiwanese actor for flipping them off

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As tensions heat up before Saturday's election (Jan. 11), videos have surfaced showing pro-China unification supporters assaulting a Taiwanese actor. Multiple video...

Voices of the 2020 Taiwan legislative elections: Green Party Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A party that has been evolving for 23 years, the Green Party Taiwan (GPT) seeks to prove that integrity and progressive values are cornerstones of its platform as its purs...

Twitter sets up report mechanism against abuse amid Taiwan elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — American social networking service Twitter announced plans to put in place a report mechanism against abuse in the run-up to the January elections in Taiwan. Twitter sa...

A presidential debate is an unnecessary risk for Tsai

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — This week saw the three candidates for next month’s presidential election taking part in the campaign’s first televised debate. Except it wasn’t re...

Former official claims to 'oversee' Taiwan election for Chinese Communist Party

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A former government official on Thursday (Nov. 21) suddenly appeared during the registration of New Party (新黨) legislator-at-large candidates, claiming he is "oversee...

KMT support among Taiwan businesspeople in China may be dwindling

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese businesspeople based in China are a “diminishing force” in terms of support for the Kuomintang (KMT), according to a report in Hong Kong’s Sout...

Former talk show host considers run for Taiwan's legislature, relocates to Tainan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Dennis Peng (彭文正), the former host of a news program on Formosa TV that was canceled earlier this year, is reportedly considering running for a legislative seat to represe...

Breaking News: Beijing axes individual travel visas for Chinese tourists visiting Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- China's Ministry of Culture and Tourism announced today (July 31) that due to the current state of cross-strait relations, applications for and the issuance of individual t...