People First Party reveals legislators-at-large party list for Taiwan elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Critics have observed that the People First Party’s legislators-at-large party list, which was announced on Wednesday morning (Nov. 20), reflects Foxconn founder Ter...

Taiwan People's Party announces legislator-at-large nominees for 2020 elections

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The newly formed Taiwan People's Party (TPP) disclosed on Tuesday (Nov. 19) its list of 29 nominees for legislator-at-large seats in the Jan. 11 elections, a week afte...

Shin Kong executive to run for Legislative Yuan on Taiwan People’s Party list

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Cynthia Wu (吳欣盈), a member of the family behind the Shin Kong business empire, wants to feature on the at-large legislative list for the Taiwan People’s Party (TPP),...

Simon Chang could prove a bigger threat to Tsai than Han Kuo-yu

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s presidential election continues to heat up, with the big news this week being the announcement of the running mate for KMT candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜). ...

Foxconn founder said to be weighing run in 2024 Taiwan presidential election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foxconn founder and former CEO Terry Gou (郭台銘) is said to be considering running for president again in 2024 after the Kuomintang (KMT) party dealt a blow to his plans to ...

Taiwan's PFP Chairman James Soong announces presidential bid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — People First Party Chairman James Soong (宋楚瑜) announced on Wednesday (Nov. 13) that he would enter the presidential race to compete with President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) of th...

Foxconn founder’s camp rebuts rumors of Gou-Soong presidential ticket

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foxconn founder Terry Gou's (郭台銘) camp denied rumors on Saturday (Nov. 9) that the business tycoon is considering relaunching his presidential bid with People First Pa...

A wonderful week for Tsai, but she mustn’t get complacent

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — Former British Prime Minister Harold Wilson once famously said, “A week is a long time in politics.” That has certainly been the case for President Tsai ...

Terry Gou sues Taiwan Facebook user for defamation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The founder and former CEO of Taiwan's Foxconn Technology, Terry Gou (郭台銘), filed a lawsuit against a Facebook user surnamed Li (李) Tuesday morning (Nov. 5) after Li a...

Taiwan joins Cross-Strait CEO Summit in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The 2019 Cross-Strait CEO Summit (CSCS) opened in Nanjing, China, on Monday (Nov. 4), inviting business owners from Taiwan and China to share company strategies and discus...

PFP leader James Soong explores Taiwan presidential bid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – People First Party (PFP) Chairman James Soong (宋楚瑜) is exploring the possibility of launching a presidential ticket for the fourth time, reports said Saturday (Nov. 2). ...

Taipei mayor looks ahead to 2024 presidential election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei City Government adviser Tsai Pi-ju (蔡壁如) said Tuesday (Oct. 29) on a talk show hosted by radio personality Clara Chou (周玉蔻) that Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) is pla...

Missing-person posters appear before rally by Taiwan presidential candidate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) prepared to hold a rally at a park in Tainan Saturday (October 19) afternoon, protesters put up “missing ...

Foxconn founder might join Taiwan People’s Party legislative list

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Conflicting statements emerged Friday (October 18) about whether Foxconn Technology founder Terry Gou (郭台銘) might appear on the nationwide list of legislative candidates f...

Taiwan’s Foxconn founder rules out cooperation with PFP leader James Soong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foxconn Technology founder Terry Gou (郭台銘) ruled out cooperation with People First Party (PFP) Chairman James Soong (宋楚瑜) in the presidential campaign after appearing with...