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Former Japanese reporter says Taiwan's election significant in 4 ways

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Veteran journalist and writer Kaori Fukushima said that Taiwan’s elections were historically significant in four ways at a seminar on Saturday (Jan. 20). The semi...

Lai Ching-te warns against being ‘overly optimistic’ on Taiwan election day

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) held its final rally on Friday (Jan. 12), when DPP presidential candidate Lai Ching-te (賴清德) warned against being “overly opti...

Opposition slams Taiwan government for satellite launch alert mishap

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Kuomintang (KMT) has accused Taiwan’s ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) of using the country’s air raid warning system to intimidate people, after ...

2024 to be biggest election year in history: Taiwan, US, Russia, India, Mexico, UK, and more

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The year 2024 will be the biggest election year in history, as 64 countries, including Taiwan, the United States, Russia, India, and Mexico, will hold national elections. ...

China's Taiwan office takes aim at Lai Ching-te after presidential debate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The spokesperson for China’s Taiwan Affairs Office took aim at presidential candidate Lai Ching-te (賴清德) on Saturday (Dec. 30) after a televised debate amongst Taiwa...

Taiwan presidential candidates clash on future of trade with China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Kuomintang’s (KMT) presidential candidate said he would prioritize negotiating further trade agreements with China if elected, while the Democratic Progressive P...

Dust settles on 3 Taiwan presidential candidates

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan now has three official presidential candidates. This follows the Friday (Nov. 24) registration of the Kuomintang's (KMT) presidential candidate Hou Yu-ih (侯友...

Lai says odds of Chinese invasion of Taiwan lowest if he is elected

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) presidential candidate Lai Ching-te (賴清德) said in an interview on Sunday (Nov. 5) that the chances of China invading Taiwan are the lowe...

Ko Wen-je urges patience as Taiwan opposition parties select presidential candidate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan People’s Party (TPP) chair and presidential candidate Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) on Sunday (Nov. 5) called on the public to be patient as the Kuomintang (KMT)-TPP coalit...

DPP's Lai still in lead for Taiwan presidency as Ko and Hou's support converges

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) remains in the lead for the 2024 presidential election according to a poll released on Tuesday (Oct. 23). Lai, the Democratic P...

Poll shows Ko-Hou combo could KO Lai for Taiwan presidency

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A new poll has found that although Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) is currently in a position to easily defeat his three opponents in the Taiwan presidential election, r...

KMT denies wanting to replace Taiwan presidential candidate Hou Yu-ih

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang Chair Eric Chu (朱立倫) on Wednesday (May 31) addressed rumors his party is considering replacing Hou Yu-ih (侯友宜) as its candidate for Taiwan’s 2024 presiden...

Can the Taiwan People's Party overtake the KMT?

Some polling, especially by the Taiwanese Public Opinion Foundation (TPOF), has shown the Taiwan People’s Party (TPP) close to or even occasionally surpassing the Kuomintang (KMT). In October...