James Soong blasts KMT for nominating wrong person for Taiwan's presidential election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In a radio interview on Tuesday (Dec. 3), People First Party (PFP) presidential nominee James Soong (宋楚瑜) blasted the Kuomintang (KMT) party for selecting the wrong person...

11 top tech CEOs selected as new board of directors for Taiwan's top biomedical agency

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The Institute for Biotechnology and Medicine Industry (IBMI) hosted a re-election for the board of directors on Tuesday (Nov. 26), with a record of 11 tech CEOs elected as dire...

Wang Jin-pyng opts out of Taiwan 2020 presidential race

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Legislative Speaker Wang Jin-pyng (王金平) announced on Tuesday (Nov. 12) that he is withdrawing from the 2020 presidential race, confirming the presidential bid of th...

PFP leader James Soong explores Taiwan presidential bid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – People First Party (PFP) Chairman James Soong (宋楚瑜) is exploring the possibility of launching a presidential ticket for the fourth time, reports said Saturday (Nov. 2). ...

Taiwan’s Foxconn founder rules out cooperation with PFP leader James Soong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foxconn Technology founder Terry Gou (郭台銘) ruled out cooperation with People First Party (PFP) Chairman James Soong (宋楚瑜) in the presidential campaign after appearing with...

Taiwan ex-legislative speaker to stay with KMT if no PFP nomination

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former Legislative Speaker Wang Jin-pyng (王金平) said Saturday (October 5) he would stay with the Kuomintang (KMT) if the People First Party (PFP) did not nominate him for t...

If Lai joins Tsai on presidential ticket in Taiwan election, support rises 0.9%: poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As the 2020 Taiwan presidential election approaches, there is speculation that President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) former rival in the Democratic Progressive Party’...

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...

[Taiwan Presidential Election] Terry Gou: Legislators taking the role of borough chiefs

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Election Tidbits about nominees and possible candidates:Tsai Ing-wen, Han Kuo-yu and Terry Gou. [ Last updated: (GMT+8) 23:01 Sept. 12, 2019 ] Terry Gou (possible ca...

Taiwan media poll shows Tsai pulling ahead, Han most hated politician

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- In the latest poll conducted by ETtoday, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) has pulled further ahead, with 43.4 percent of respondents now supporting her, while itinerant Kaohsiung m...

[Taiwan Presidential Election] Tsai Ing-wen: Only the KMT is making the Hong Kong protests an election issue

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Election Tidbits about nominees and possible candidates:Tsai Ing-wen, Han Kuo-yu and Terry Gou. [ Last updated: (GMT+8) 19:05 Sept. 11, 2019 ] Han Kuo-yu (Chinese Na...

Foxconn ex chairman weighs independent candidacy in Taiwan

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — The former chairman of major contract manufacturer Foxconn met with a prominent Taiwanese lawmaker Wednesday as he weighs a possible independent run for president. ...

Foxconn founder expected to announce presidential bid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Foxconn founder Terry Gou (郭台銘) is expected to announce his run for the presidency, according to the top aide of Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲), who has been in talks with t...

Aides to Foxconn founder and Taipei mayor visit election commission together

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Key aides to Foxconn Technology founder Terry Gou (郭台銘) and Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) visited the Central Election Commission (CEC) together Tuesday (September 10)...

KMT presidential candidate tells Taiwan independence supporters to vote for Tsai

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Kuomintang (KMT) presidential nominee Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) said on Monday (Sept. 2) that he does not need support from pro-independence voters, urging them to vote for his opp...