Foxconn founder says he regrets quitting Taiwan presidential race

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foxconn founder Terry Gou (郭台銘) expressed regret over his decision to drop out of the presidential race in a televised interview aired on Monday (Dec. 23). Gou, who qui...

Taipei mayor confirms 2024 bid for president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After months of speculation, Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) finally confirmed Wednesday (Dec. 11) that he would run in the 2024 Taiwan presidential election if all goes...

Taiwan KMT candidate's wife spotted with NT$146,000 Louis Vuitton handbag

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lee Chia-fen ( 李佳芬), wife of Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜), has been spotted multiple times carrying a luxury handbag valued at over NT$146,000 ...

Photo of the Day: Missing person ad placed for Mayor of Kaohsiung

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A photo surfaced earlier this week showing a missing person ad searching for Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜), who has taken a three-month sabbatical from his post as Mayor of Kaohsiung t...

Taiwan KMT candidate's wife denied entry to Singapore

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lee Chia-fen ( 李佳芬), wife of Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜), has been barred from entering Singapore because its government does not allow "...

Taiwan KMT candidate says 'men better at standing guard, women better at makeup'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) on Sunday raised hackles at a rally in front of a women's organization when he said, "A man's life is...

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...

Taiwan KMT candidate to trumpet '666' childbirth subsidy program

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Saturday (Nov. 16), news broke that KMT presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) will soon announce a program to stimulate the birthrate using the sinister-sounding numb...

Photo of the Day: Taiwan president's purrfect running mate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the Taiwan presidential race heats up, a massive billboard showing President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) holding one of her cats has surfaced in Taipei. On Saturday (Nov. 16)...

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...

Taiwan KMT candidate says 'Big Brother' will blast him with '5 nukes'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) on Sunday (Nov. 10) warned that "Big Brother" is going to drop "five nuclear bombs" to "b...

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 &...

Revelation of NT$72 million Taipei home tarnishes Han's 'common folk' image

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu's (韓國瑜) image as just another one of the "common folk" took a hit on Wednesday (Nov. 6), when news broke t...

Han parade to disrupt Friday rush hour traffic in Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A parade for Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) is going to be held in Taipei this afternoon (Nov. 1), disrupting traffic in the heart of the city. ...

Han compares Taiwan-China ties to 'bastard and daddy relationship'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a stunningly poor choice of words, Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) described relations between Taiwan and China as a "bastard and daddy re...