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...

Taiwan Presidential Election 2020: Tidbits from Aug. 1 to 25, 2019

Taiwan Presidential Election 2020: Tidbits from Aug. 1 to 25 Last updated: (GMT+8) 01:15 Aug. 30, 2019 Election Tidbits about Tsai Ing-wen, Han Kuo-yu, Ko Wen-je, and Terry Gou **Continuously u...

Ko Wen-je spotted with Terry Gou, Wang Jin-pyng at Taipei 823 memorial

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – On Friday morning (Aug. 23), Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) was spotted alongside Foxconn tycoon Terry Gou (郭台銘) and former Kuomintang (KMT) legislative speaker Wang Jin-pyn...

Poll suggests Foxconn founder Gou would beat Tsai in Taiwan presidential election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Foxconn founder Terry Gou (郭台銘) would defeat President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) by 2.7 percentage points on a one-on-one matchup for the 2020 presidential election, according to...

Taipei City mayor compares himself and potential election allies to animals

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) told a radio show broadcast Friday (August 16) he saw himself as a lion, Foxconn Technology founder Terry Gou (郭台銘) as a tiger, and forme...

Taipei City mayor advocates coalition Cabinet

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) wants to see a coalition Cabinet different from previous ‘blue’ or ‘green’ governments where legislative debate w...

Taipei Mayor Ko mulls alliance with KMT presidential hopefuls

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) said on Monday (Aug. 12) that he still needs time to consider the option of teaming up with former Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou (郭台銘) or former ...

Taiwan ex-legislative speaker turns down KMT vice-presidential post

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former Legislative Speaker Wang Jin-pyng (王金平) on Friday (August 2) turned down an invitation to serve as Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu’s (韓國瑜) ...