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Hou returns as New Taipei mayor after losing Taiwan presidential race

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hou Yu-ih (侯友宜) returned to mayoral duties in New Taipei City on Sunday (Jan. 14) after failing to win the presidential election as a candidate for the Kuomintang (KMT) th...

DPP candidate Lai Ching-te ahead in Taiwan presidential race

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An hour after polling stations closed Saturday (Jan. 13), Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) candidate Lai Ching-te (賴清德) was increasing his lead over the Kuomintang (KMT)...

My Formosa poll puts Lai 11% ahead in Taiwan presidential race

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 101st edition of the My Formosa opinion poll saw Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) candidate Lai Ching-te (賴清德) keep his lead at 11.1%, reports said Saturday (Dec. 30...

My Formosa poll shows Lai ahead in Taiwan presidential race

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) candidate Lai Ching-te (賴清德) has increased his lead to more than 4%, according to a My Formosa poll published Wednesday (Dec. 20). Th...

Taiwan presidential race tightens between Hou and Lai as Ko sinks

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — Up until late November there was a lot of talk of Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) candidate Lai Ching-te (賴清德) winning the upcoming 2024 presidential election “...

Foxconn's Terry Gou bows out of Taiwan presidential race

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foxconn founder and independent candidate Terry Gou (郭台銘) has dropped out of the presidential race. Gou made the announcement in a Facebook post on Friday (Nov. 24). He...

Poll shows opposition narrow gap with frontrunner in Taiwan presidential race

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — What was once a wide gap between Taiwan’s presidential candidates has significantly narrowed, according to a new poll that shows all major party candidates within ab...

DPP's Lai continues to lead Taiwan presidential race after overseas trip

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — New polling shows Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) candidate Lai Ching-te (賴清德) is still the favorite for the 2024 Taiwan presidential election, with support for the vic...

DPP's Lai leading Taiwan presidential race, TPP's Ko in second

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Democratic Progressive Party candidate for the 2024 Taiwan presidential election Lai Ching-te (賴清德) remains the favorite among voters according to a new poll released Tues...

KMT campaign manager 'The Knife' wounds party's Taiwan presidential campaign

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — New Taipei Mayor Hou Yu-ih (侯友宜) needs to improve his low poll numbers before July 23 to secure his nomination as the Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate, but he fac...

DPP's Lai still frontrunner in Taiwan presidential race, KMT languishes in 3rd

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) candidate Lai Ching-te (賴清德) continues to enjoy a healthy lead in Taiwan's presidential race, according to one poll. Kuomintang ...

Intrigue, betrayal, plotting in Taiwan presidential race

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — This presidential election is getting exciting, with intrigue, betrayal and plotting, and colorful characters. Unfortunately, much of it does not make it into the much s...

Terry Gou flirts with Ko Wen-je collaboration for Taiwan presidential race

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan People’s Party (TPP) candidate for the 2024 presidential election Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) spent one-on-one time with Terry Gou (郭台銘) in Kinmen on Tuesday (May 30)...

Taiwan presidential race: Ko has most room to move up or down

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — Taiwan People’s Party (TPP) Chair and former Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) is the most unusual character with significant public support to run for president in Tai...

American couple with Taiwanese citizenship jets back to vote in election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An American couple who had lived in Taiwan for 39 years before becoming naturalized Taiwanese citizens and retiring in the U.S. has flown 12,000 kilometers back to Taiwan ...