Annual gay pride parade set for Oct. 26 in Taipei

Taiwan's first edition of the annual gay pride parade since it legalized same-sex marriage will be held in Taipei on Oct. 26, the organizer said Thursday. This year, the route of the parade wil...

Taiwan president vows to work with industry leaders to promote semiconductors

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) met with representatives of domestic and overseas semiconductor enterprises on Thursday (Sept. 19), pledging to continue working with the priv...

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...

Oxford scholar publishes response paper to Taiwan president's LSE dissertation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As doubters continue to come out of the woodwork demanding proof of President Tsai Ing-wen's (蔡英文) London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE) Ph.D. dissert...

Former Taiwan VP calls on Tsai to show LSE diploma 'for everyone to smell'

TAIWAN News — Former Vice President Annette Lu (呂秀蓮), who has declared her bid for the Taiwanese presidency, is the latest public figure to demand that President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) present evide...

NPP to nominate candidate for Taiwan presidency

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As Taiwan’s presidential race heats up, the New Power Party (NPP) aims to call on party legislator Huang Kuo-chang (黃國昌) to run for president, according to a SETN.co...

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...

Former vice president warned against political manipulation in presidential bid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The leader of Taiwan’s ruling party warned former Vice President Annette Lu (呂秀蓮) against being manipulated by a single party after she announced her presidential bi...

President Tsai meets with local Muslims, touts Taiwan’s Muslim-friendly environment

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) invited Taiwanese Muslims to work with the government on fostering ties between the island and the Islamic world on Wednesday (Sept. 18). T...

Taiwan fishermen in Solomons urged to be vigilant after break of ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanese fishing vessels conducting activities around the Solomon Islands are advised to exercise caution, as the two countries severed diplomatic ties on Monday (Sept. 1...

Taiwan remains committed to international community despite Beijing's pressure: Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Chastising China for poaching Taiwan’s allies with what she described as “threats” and “enticements,” President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) has pledge...

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...

Ex-president Ma abetted Chinese threat to Taiwan: Presidential Office spokesperson

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A spokesperson for Taiwan's Office of the President fired back at criticism leveled by former President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) over the Solomon Islands' severance of d...

Former Taiwan vice president joins race for 2020 presidency

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former Taiwan Vice President Annette Lu (呂秀蓮) announced late Monday night (Sept. 16) that she is entering the 2020 presidential race in a surprising move that complicates ...