Taiwanese now care more about sovereignty than economy: Poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) --- A poll released by Academia Sinica has found that Taiwanese now care much more about sovereignty than the economy, a major reversal from last year, as bullying from Beijing ta...

Taiwan President Tsai will win reelection against Han: Economist Intelligence Unit

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) will win reelection in 2020 if pitted against opposition Kuomintang (KMT) hopeful, Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜), but only by a slim...

Taiwan activists plan rally against pro-China media

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Opponents of Chinese influence in the Taiwanese media will rally outside the Presidential Office Building on Sunday June 23. Activists are worried that as China ramps u...

Taiwan leader Tsai gets party nod to run for reelection

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen, a thorn in the side of China's government because of her pro-independence views, sewed up the ruling party's nomination Thursday to seek a second f...

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’s KMT decides to bar cellphone users from its presidential primaries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Kuomintang (KMT) confirmed Tuesday (June 11) it would not include cellphone users in the opinion polls to determine its candidate in next January’s presidential ...

Foxconn’s blanket pay rise plan raises ‘vote buying’ speculation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s electronics manufacturing giant Foxconn Technology Group is reportedly implementing across-the-board pay increases, a move that some speculate is a way for ...

Wang Jin-pyng drops bid for Taiwan President, bows out of KMT primary

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Kuomintang (KMT) politician and former President of Taiwan’s Legislative Yuan, Wang Jin-Pyng (王金平), has announced that he is removing his name from the list of conte...

Reuters : Promising 13,000 U.S. jobs, Taiwan-based Foxconn moved 155 to Mexico

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In an exclusive article published on June 5, Reuters reported that Taiwan-based Foxconn had moved 155 jobs from its factory in Indiana to Mexico, casting even more doubt o...

Foxconn tycoon slams pro-Chinese Taiwan newspaper

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Foxconn Technology Group chairman and Kuomintang (KMT) presidential hopeful Terry Gou (郭台銘) slammed the China Times Wednesday (June 5), describing the newspaper as an exam...

Lai promises to invite Dalai Lama to Taiwan if elected president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) presidential primary challenger, William Lai (賴清德), declared on Wednesday (June 5) that if he is elected president he will issue a presi...

‘US has most faith in me,’ says Taiwan presidential contender Eric Chu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former New Taipei City mayor Eric Chu (朱立倫) of the opposition Kuomintang party cast himself as the one in whom Washington has most confidence for Taiwan’s presidency...

KMT mayor of Kaohsiung tells rally he is willing to run for president of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Kaohsiung’s Kuomintang (KMT) Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) told thousands of supporters massing in front of the Presidential Office Building Saturday (June 1) that he was w...

Supporters of KMT mayor of Kaohsiung rally in Taiwan capital

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Thousands of supporters were arriving in front of the Presidential Office Building in Taipei Saturday (June 1) afternoon to call on Kaohsiung City Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) t...

Taiwan presidential hopefuls urged to attend Tiananmen commemorative event

Taipei (CNA) - Several human rights groups called on presidential candidate hopefuls and political heavyweights Friday to attend an event next week to commemorate the 30th anniversary of China's T...