Taiwan's DPP presidential poll result to be known Thursday

The result of the opinion poll that will determine the winner of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party's (DPP) presidential primary is expected to be announced Thursday, a party official has sai...

Taiwan president nominates four grand justices

[Last update: May 27 15:24] TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) has nominated Judicial Yuan Secretary-General Lu Tai-lang (呂太郎) and three others to the Council of Grand Justic...

More DPP party members call on president to stand aside for Taiwan 2020 election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- After four Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) veterans publicly opposed President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) re-election bid, six younger members of the party held a press conf...

Spanish court clears Shakira, Vives of plagiarism

MADRID (AP) — A Spanish court has cleared Colombian singers Shakira and Carlos Vives of a plagiarism claim after rejecting a lawsuit brought against them by a Cuban-born singer and producer. ...

Taiwan student wins silver medal in fruit and vegetable carving at HOFEX

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Shu-Te University graduate student Ke Feng-fu (柯豐富) won the silver medal in the fruit and vegetable carving competition at the 2019 Hong Kong International Culinary Classi...

James Harden y Rockets ganan 126-121 a Warriors en TE

HOUSTON (AP) — El triple de James Harden acabó de fulminar a los Warriors de Golden State en la prórroga. Y Eric Gordon cargó a los Rockets hasta ese momento con su mejor actuación e...

Taiwan New Constitution Foundation shows support for Lai with public polls

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A public poll carried out by the Taiwan New Constitution Foundation (台灣制憲基金會) was published on May 3 on possible presidential match ups for the 2020 election. To judge ...

Calligrapher's debut exhibition underway at Yiyun Art of Taipei

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese calligrapher Su Yue (宿悅) is showcasing 13 sutra calligraphy works and more at the Yiyun Art (異雲書屋) gallery in Taipei until May 19. Yiyun Art gallery is located ...

Elway bolsters his offense for a change, including QB

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — After entering the offseason scrambling again at quarterback, John Elway emerged from draft weekend set for the present and maybe the future at a position that's been his Frank...

Loading up in the trenches a now thing for NFL teams

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — NFL teams showed some preference for quarterbacks, as always, and an infatuation with players who protect them and disrupt them during the first round of the draft. ...

New Zealand group to perform war dance for Taiwan Flora Expo finale

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- As the 173-day Flora Expo in Taichung draws to a close, New Zealand’s Maimoa Music─Te Wehi Haka is scheduled to perform a traditional Māori dance, the haka, for the expo&...

Austronesian Forum HQ to be inaugurated in Palau in September: Taiwan official

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Icyang Parod, minister of the Council of Indigenous Peoples (CIP), said on Monday (April 22) that the headquarters of the Austronesian Forum, an organization initiated by ...

Taiwan President, and Foxconn chair trade barbs on democracy, economy

TAIPEI (CNA) -- President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) exchanged verbal shots on democracy and the economy with business tycoon Terry Gou (郭台銘), who is seeking the opposition Kuomintang's (KMT) nomination i...

Washington urged not to refer to 'one China' policy

A former U.S. official urged Washington Sunday not to refer to its "one China" policy in a diplomatic setting when it comes to cross-Taiwan Strait relations, as it is confusing and misleadin...

Taiwan’s democracy demands Lai gets a fair run at the DPP nomination

The 2020 elections are already shaping up to be the most important in Taiwan’s short democratic history. With nine months still remaining until polling day, much of the discussion at the mome...