US, Japan, EU watch Taiwan presidential election as voters face ‘5 nuisances’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In the 2020 elections, the people of Taiwan will choose their president, vice president, and legislators — in other words, the politicians who will manage important ...

China interferes in Taiwan's election 'every day': President Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Tuesday (Nov. 19) said that China is interfering with Taiwan's upcoming election on a daily basis. On Tuesday afternoon, Tsai...

James Soong registers as presidential candidate for Taiwan elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The People First Party's (PFP) James Soong registered as a presidential candidate at the Central Election Committee (CEC) on Monday (Nov. 18), CNA reported. Soong r...

2020 Taiwan presidential election (57 days remaining): Tsai vs. Han vs. Soong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2020 Taiwan presidential election is 57 days away. Taiwan News presents the latest polls issued by various media outlets and organizations on a weekly basis, combining...

Foxconn founder said to be weighing run in 2024 Taiwan presidential election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foxconn founder and former CEO Terry Gou (郭台銘) is said to be considering running for president again in 2024 after the Kuomintang (KMT) party dealt a blow to his plans to ...

Democracy is solution to Hong Kong's woes: Taiwan KMT candidate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) on Thursday (Nov. 14) expressed support for the Hong Kong protesters, saying that the solution to the current cris...

Google to suspend ads for political candidates in Taiwan starting Nov. 15

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Google announced on Wednesday (Nov. 13) that it has decided to suspend all advertisements by political candidates in Taiwan from Nov. 15 to Jan. 17. In a post on the of...

2020 Taiwan presidential election (60 days remaining): Tsai vs. Han vs. Soong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan News presents the latest polls issued by various media outlets and organizations on a weekly basis, combining information from many different opinion polls to best ...

Han's wife claims Taiwan's grade schools teach about anal sex, orgasms

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu’s (韓國瑜) wife on Monday (Nov. 11) claimed she had evidence that elementary school students are being taught about &...

2020 Taiwan presidential election (64 days remaining): Tsai vs. Han vs. Soong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan News presents the latest polls issued by various media outlets and organizations on a weekly basis, combining information from many different opinion polls to best ...

Taiwan's ex-Premier Lai says US trip unrelated to VP slot on 2020 ticket

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Taiwanese Premier William Lai (賴清德) returned to Taiwan from his trip to the U.S. Thursday evening (Oct. 24) and told the press that campaigning for Democratic Progr...

Hilarious Han is taking Taiwan’s voters for fools once more

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) - Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) is on holiday. Lucky Han Kuo-yu. He has awarded himself three months’ holiday from his full-time job as mayor of Kaohsiung City despite having taken...

US expects no interference in Taiwan presidential election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Deputy Foreign Minister Hsu Szu-chien (徐斯儉) met with David Stilwell, Assistant Secretary of State for East Asian and Pacific Affairs, at the White House on Monday (Oct. 21...

Cats turn into collateral damage in Taiwan presidential election campaign

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Facebook group for cat lovers was banned after it featured an interview with President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) about her love for the pets, reports said Wednesday (October 16...

Taiwan president says Han's call for her to take leave 'absurd'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) has described a suggestion by itinerant Kaohsiung mayor and Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) to follow his lead and ta...