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Ex-UK PM advocates defense sales to China after receiving NT$3.58 million for Taiwan trip

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former U.K. Prime Minister Liz Truss reportedly lobbied her government to allow the sale of military equipment to China three months after she was paid nearly NT$3.6 milli...

Pollster suggests DPP-KMT Taiwan presidential vote margin could be just 1 percentage point

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The difference between the share of votes for the presidential candidates of the two largest parties could be as low as 1%, said Taiwanese Public Opinion Foundation (TPOF)...

Lai leads Taiwan presidential poll despite hunger for change

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Two weeks ahead of the presidential election Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) candidate Lai Ching-te (賴清德) is still in the lead, even though a majority of voters want a ...

Taiwan News Poll of Polls, Nov 30

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — Before the previous poll of polls released on Nov. 25, all but three polling outfits had been holding off for two weeks waiting to see who would register as candidates o...

Poll taken pre-KMT-TPP fallout shows Ko as Taiwan presidential frontrunner

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) is the favorite in Taiwan’s presidential election, according to a poll taken before Ko’s Taiwan People’s Party (TPP) and the Kuomintang&r...

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...

Taiwan’s DPP loses support for presidential, legislative victories

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With fewer than three months left until presidential and legislative elections, voters in Taiwan are doubtful the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) can hold on to both th...

Poll shows nearly 64% of Taiwanese worried about Fukushima wastewater

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Approximately 64% of Taiwanese people are concerned about Japan’s decision to release wastewater from the Fukushima Daiichi Nuclear Power Plant into the Pacific Ocea...

Poll shows Lai Ching-te still in lead for Taiwan presidency after egg saga

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Lai Ching-te (賴清德) remains the favorite for the Taiwan presidency according to a new poll, though the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) candidate has shed significant sup...

Leading pro-Taiwan US senator charged with corruption offenses

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A leading pro-Taiwan U.S. senator is facing growing calls to resign following charges for corruption and bribery being laid against him and his wife. Prosecutors say Ro...

Vice president encourages youth to help Taiwan boost global status

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese youths should return home after traveling abroad and broadening their horizons to help make Taiwan more international, Vice President and Democratic Progressive ...

Poll shows nearly half of Taiwanese favor independence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a new poll released on Friday (Sept. 1), nearly half of respondents support Taiwan independence, and of those who do, 58% are adamant "Taiwan will be independent i...

Vice President Lai vows to safeguard Taiwan's sovereignty

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vice President Lai Ching-te (賴清德) on Friday (Aug. 25) pledged to protect Taiwan’s sovereignty by continuing to uphold President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) “Fou...

KMT suggests Taiwan presidential poll showing Hou You-ih at 13.6% biased

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The head of the Taiwanese Public Opinion Foundation (TPOF) has suggested the Kuomintang (KMT) release its internal polling after the party questioned the impartiality of T...

Two polls paint strongly conflicting pictures of Taiwan's presidential race

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — Two polls taken at roughly the same time paint very different pictures of the trend lines in Taiwan’s presidential race. The My-Formosa poll taken on August 11,...