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 ...

Taiwanese terminal cancer patient hopes to live long enough to vote

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Video surfaced this week showing a terminally ill cancer patient given just days to live expressing his hope that he can live long enough to cast a vote on Saturday (Jan. ...

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...

Video shows Hong Kong actor telling Taiwanese to 'go home and vote'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A short but moving video by Hong Kong actor Chapman To (杜汶澤) calling on Taiwanese to cherish their democracy and vote has quickly gone viral in Taiwan, with over 120,00 vi...

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...

KMT candidates accuse Taiwan president of 'bootlicking Communist China'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) legislative candidate Cheng Cheng-chien (鄭正鈐), KMT Taipei City Councilor Lo Chih-chiang (羅智強), and New Party Taipei City Councilor Hou Han-ting (侯漢廷) on W...

Whole Han clan planned to emigrate from Taiwan to Canada

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu's (韓國瑜) image took another hit on Wednesday (Jan. 8) when news broke that he and his family had applied to emigrate ...

Taiwan KMT official allegedly tried to bribe Chinese spy into fake confession blaming DPP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Kuomintang (KMT) official and Chinese official allegedly tried to bribe and intimidate self-proclaimed Chinese spy Wang "William" Liqiang (王立強) into making a f...

Wife of Taiwan presidential candidate denies 'Miss Wang mistress' rumor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lee Chia-fen (李佳芬), the wife of Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜), on Tuesday (Jan. 7) denied that an affair had taken place between her husba...

Han's wife begs Taiwanese voters to give 'previously bad KMT' one last chance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lee Chia-fen (李佳芬), the wife of Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜), on Tuesday (Jan. 7) said the KMT "was not good before" but that i...

KMT politician posts fake photo of Tsai mocking Taiwan military

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Taiwan FactCheck Center (實查核中心) has found that a photo of President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) that was posted online by a Kuomintang...

Han implies Taiwan is 'possessed' after Black Hawk crash

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) on Sunday (Jan. 5) raised hackles among netizens after he hinted that last week's deadly Black Hawk helicopter...

Taiwan presidential candidate says coed's calves distracted him from studies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) committed another embarrassing gaffe on the campaign trail on Sunday (Jan. 5) when he blamed a female studen...

Fan of Taiwan presidential candidate tattoos 'Han Kuo-yu' on his neck

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A fan of Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) drew laughs from Taiwanese netizens after he tattooed the candidate's name on his throat. On Thurs...

China, energy, corruption dominate Taiwan presidential race TV event

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The proposed Anti-Infiltration Act, energy policy, alleged corruption, and angry exchanges about each rivals' capabilities again dominated the third and final live pol...