Taiwan president says blood of HK youth should not be shed to 'decorate faces of Beijing authorities'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As violence continues to erupt at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) and other college campuses in Hong Kong, Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Wednesday (Nov...

Taiwan's President, DPP condemn Hong Kong police violence at university campus

President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and members of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) have condemned the actions of the Hong Kong police for their attacks on student protesters at a Hong Kong univ...

Taiwan’s first commercial-scale offshore wind farm inaugurated

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s first offshore wind farm to reach a commercial scale was inaugurated in a ceremony at a fishing port in Miaoli County on Wednesday morning (Nov. 13), markin...

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...

Taiwan KMT candidate says 'Big Brother' will blast him with '5 nukes'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) on Sunday (Nov. 10) warned that "Big Brother" is going to drop "five nuclear bombs" to "b...

2020 Taiwan presidential election (60 days remaining): Tsai vs. Han vs. Soong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan News presents the latest polls issued by various media outlets and organizations on a weekly basis, combining information from many different opinion polls to best ...

Taiwan KMT presidential candidate’s choice breaks ethnic balance

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – For the first time in more than three decades, the Kuomintang (KMT) presidential ticket will feature two candidates from the same ethnic group, remarked Taiwan Public Opin...

Chinese state media likens HK protesters to IS terrorists

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chinese state media the Global Times published an editorial on Monday (Nov. 11) calling Hong Kong protesters "thugs" and likening them to IS terrorists. Hong ...

Wife of Taiwan legislative speaker drops out of potentially divisive election race

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The wife of Legislative Speaker Su Jia-chyuan (蘇嘉全) announced Tuesday (November 12) she was abandoning plans to run for a legislative seat as an independent against an off...

Poll suggests Tsai maintains lead even if PFP enters election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – With the 2020 election just two months away, a poll shows incumbent President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has extended her lead over the K...

Taiwan president condemns Hong Kong authorities for firing at protesters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Monday (Nov. 11) afternoon condemned the Hong Kong police for shooting at the city's citizens after a general strike was met with polic...

Taiwan candidate chooses ex-Google executive as running mate

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The opposition candidate in Taiwan's presidential election early next year has chosen a former Google executive as his running mate. Cheng San-cheng is an engin...

Taiwan's KMT presidential candidate selects ex premier as running mate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Kuomintang’s (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) has picked former Premier Chang San-cheng (張善政) as his running mate for the key elections in January. ...

KMT support among Taiwan businesspeople in China may be dwindling

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese businesspeople based in China are a “diminishing force” in terms of support for the Kuomintang (KMT), according to a report in Hong Kong’s Sout...

Taiwan's KMT presidential candidate to announce running mate

[Last update: Nov. 10 16:45] TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With the elections two months away, Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) is set to announce his running mate on Monday ...