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Terry Gou appears in public for first time since Taiwan election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foxconn Technology founder Terry Gou (郭台銘) appeared in public Friday (Jan. 19) for the first time since ending his presidential bid in November. He attended a religious...

Taiwan county council speaker faces interrogation on election eve

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Pingtung County Council Speaker Chou Tien-lun (周典論), a known supporter of Foxconn Technology founder Terry Gou (郭台銘), faces an investigation after an online comment, his d...

Taiwan’s Terry Gou mulls legal action over fraudulent letter

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The office of Foxconn Technology founder Terry Gou (郭台銘) said Friday (Jan. 12) it was mulling legal action against businessperson John Hsuan (宣明智) for having issued a lett...

Fraudulent letter alleges Terry Gou endorsed KMT's Hou in Taiwan election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With only days before Taiwan’s presidential election on Jan. 13, an open letter alleging that former independent candidate Terry Gou (郭台銘) endorsed Hou Yu-ih (侯友宜) b...

Could there be a shock upset on Taiwan's election day?

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — Before the government-mandated polling blackout on Jan. 3, Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) candidate William Lai Ching-te (賴清德) was the favorite to win on election da...

Former Taiwan legislative speaker joins KMT election team

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Legislative Speaker Wang Jin-pyng (王金平) has accepted the post of chair for the Kuomintang (KMT) presidential campaign’s National Support Association, reports ...

'Baldy' and 'Golden Boy' bring the magic to Hou Yu-ih's poll numbers

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — In our Taiwan News Poll of Polls, Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Hou Yu-ih’s (侯友宜) support remained fairly stable at 20-23% from Sept. 1 through to the re...

Taiwan News Poll of Polls, Nov 25

TAICHUNG (Taiwan News) — Foxconn founder Terry Gou (郭台銘) is officially out of the presidential race, with three tickets still standing. Several media outfits that normally release polls in t...

Taiwan opposition vice president candidate vows to rally support

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) vice presidential candidate Jaw Shaw-kong (趙少康) on Saturday (Nov. 25) pledged to bolster KMT support ahead of the presidential election, scheduled for Jan...

KMT and TPP should put country first, DPP wants cooperation among all Taiwanese, says VP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Democratic Progressive Party’s presidential candidate Lai Ching-te (賴清德) commented Friday (Nov.24) on the opposition’s failure to unite under a single bann...

Dust settles on 3 Taiwan presidential candidates

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan now has three official presidential candidates. This follows the Friday (Nov. 24) registration of the Kuomintang's (KMT) presidential candidate Hou Yu-ih (侯友...

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...

Ko names Cynthia Wu as running mate for Taiwan presidency

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan People's Party (TPP) candidate Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) on Friday (Nov. 24) revealed that his running mate is TPP Legislator Cynthia Wu (吳欣盈). When appearing at the C...

Taiwan's 3 opposition candidates split on bad terms, to register separately

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Three-way talks on devising a joint ticket broke down on Thursday (Nov. 23) on bad terms leaving Taiwan People's Party (TPP) candidate Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) and the Kuominta...

Taiwan opposition parties fail to unite

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Terry Gou (郭台銘) did not get what he hoped for after a meeting he organized between Taiwan’s opposition parties failed to yield a deal on Thursday (Nov. 23). Durin...