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 ...

Pro-independence groups back Tsai in Taiwan's presidential election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Several pro-independence groups have publicly sided with President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) in the run-up to the key elections next January against the pro-China Kuomintang&rsqu...

Taiwan academics throw weight behind President Tsai as election nears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With less than 70 days before the presidential election is held in Taiwan, a number of research fellows at Academia Sinica launched a petition on Monday (Nov. 4) to suppor...

Taiwan should move to restrict disinformation spread by China-funded media: US scholar

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — An American researcher has called on the Taiwanese government to impose policy restrictions on Taiwanese media ownership to prevent China-funded news outlets or media comp...

Annette Lu calls on Taiwan govt to arrest and try Hong Kong killer according to law

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Following the news that self-confessed murderer Chan Tong-kai (陳同佳) will be released from prison in Hong Kong and that he plans to willingly return to Taiwan to face justi...

Pope Francis addresses Christian Maritime Association in S. Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) –— The 11th World Conference of the International Christian Maritime Association (ICMA) opened in Kaohsiung on Monday (Oct. 21) with a keynote address from Vice Presid...

Annette Lu to hold campaign event in front of Taiwan's Legislative Yuan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Formosa Alliance on Monday (Oct. 14) announced that its presidential candidate Annette Lu (呂秀蓮) will be holding a press event in Taipei in front of the Legislative Yua...

Formosa Alliance calls for Taiwanese voters to ditch Tsai, embrace Annette Lu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A notable psychiatrist and Taiwan independence supporter, Lin Jin-jan (林進嘉), has called on the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) to abandon Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) in the upco...

Tsai pledges to defend Taiwan, calls Beijing's 'one country, two systems' a failure

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — At Taiwan’s National Day ceremony on Thursday (Oct. 10), President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) called for Taiwanese unity in defying Beijing’s attempts to assert contro...

Taiwan president meets US congressman, calls for closer ties

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) expressed her gratitude to the U.S. Congress for its support for Taiwan during a meeting with U.S. Representative for New York Sean Patrick Ma...

Dissertation-gate: Tsai accuser publishes president's student record on Facebook

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — One of the leading voices in the “Dissertation-gate” scandal surrounding President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Monday (Oct. 7) published new documents obtained from ...

Former Taiwan vice president lambastes incumbent Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Vice President Annette Lu (呂秀蓮) said on Sunday (Oct. 6) that the leader of a country should possess wisdom or it could spell disaster for the people, a statement th...

Criminals given death sentence in Taiwan will be executed: Premier Su

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) on Friday (Oct. 4) expressed his support for upholding the law to carry out the death penalty for certain criminal offenses. ...

International legal battle brewing over SOGO management in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Following the purchase of shareholder rights of SOGO department store locations in Taiwan by a Singaporean company, a dispute over store management rights may be brewing. ...

Ex-President Chen asks President Tsai to cancel Taiwan's National Day celebrations

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former President Chen Shui-bian (陳水扁) has called on the Tsai administration to cancel the parade and celebrations planned as part of the National Double Ten (Oct. 10) Holi...