56% of Taiwan poll respondents dislike Han Kuo-yu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A poll by a Taiwanese media outlet released on Monday (Sept. 23) found that 56 percent of respondents dislike itinerant Kaohsiung Mayor and full-time KMT presidential cand...

Foxconn plans high performance computing data center in Wisconsin

Taiwan-based manufacturing giant Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. plans to build a High Performance Computing Data Center (HPCDC) in Wisconsin as part of its major investment in the U.S. state. Hon H...

Taipei mayor announces first round of legislative nominees for his party

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vowing to provide the Taiwanese electorate with an alternative to the two major political parties on the island, Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) announced on Sunday (Sept. 22...

Taiwan president pulls even further ahead of Han in latest poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) has continued to pull ahead of itinerant Kaohsiung mayor and Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜), according to the...

Taiwan presidential race shifts to sovereignty

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – After Foxconn founder Terry Gou dropped out of Taiwan’s 2020 presidential race, the Wall Street Journal reported the focus of the race will shift from trade and inve...

Taiwan presidential race a duel between two old political foes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Now that Foxconn tycoon Terry Gou (郭台銘) has dropped out of the picture, the 2020 presidential race will be a duel between the two main political parties, said an unidentif...

Parents of Taipei City Mayor too late to help him register for presidential election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following the unexpected decision by Foxconn Technology founder Terry Gou (郭台銘) not to run for president, the registration process for the January 2020 election took anoth...

Former Foxconn chief abandons run for Taiwan presidency

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Former Foxconn CEO Terry Gou has given up on making a bid for Taiwan's presidency. Gou announced his decision in a statement late Monday, one day before a deadl...

Foxconn founder Terry Gou will not run for Taiwan president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Foxconn founder Terry Gou (郭台銘) announced late on Monday (Sept. 16) he would not take part in the 2020 presidential election. The former Foxconn chairman was expected t...

Foxconn founder Terry Gou will not run for Taiwan president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Foxconn founder Terry Gou (郭台銘) announced late on Monday (Sept. 16) he would not take part in the 2020 presidential election. The former Foxconn chairman was expected t...

[Taiwan Presidential Election] Han Kuo-yu: DPP rule of Taiwan turns in an empty scorecard

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Election Tidbits about nominees and possible candidates:Tsai Ing-wen, Han Kuo-yu and Terry Gou. [ Last updated: (GMT+8) 20:25 Sept. 15, 2019 ] Han Kuo-yu (Chinese Na...

[Taiwan Presidential Election] Tsai Ing-wen: "No recklessness or provocation in dealing with China"

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Election Tidbits about nominees and possible candidates:Tsai Ing-wen, Han Kuo-yu and Terry Gou. [ Last updated: (GMT+8) 21:28 Sept. 14, 2019 ] Tsai Ing-wen (Democrat...

Former KMT leader says no to Taiwan vice-presidential candidacy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman and 2016 presidential candidate Eric Liluan Chu (朱立倫) is currently unwilling to run for vice president in the January 2020 elections, repo...

Three contenders pick up registration forms for 2020 Taiwan presidential election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Three contenders, including a leading member of the Formosa Alliance, turned up at the Central Election Commission (CEC) Friday (September 13) morning to pick up the forms...

[Taiwan Presidential Election] Terry Gou: Corruption and pork barrel politics in KMT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Election Tidbits about nominees and possible candidates:Tsai Ing-wen, Han Kuo-yu and Terry Gou. [ Last updated: (GMT+8) 13:12 Sept. 13, 2019 ] Terry Gou (possible ca...