Taiwan president’s victory in DPP primaries keeps provoking reactions

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) victory over ex-Premier William Lai (賴清德) in the Democratic Progressive Party’s (DPP) presidential primaries kept provoking reac...

TPOF president stunned, calls Tsai's primary victory the 'strangest poll results in history'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The president of the Taiwanese Public Opinion Foundation (財團法人台灣民意教育基金會), You Ying-lung (游盈隆), released a statement on Thursday evening (June 13) calling the Democratic Progres...

Former Taiwan President Chen skeptical of DPP primary polls

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former President Chen Shui-bian (陳水扁) lashed out against the presidential primary polling results of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), which were released on Thursda...

Taiwan pro-independence groups do not exclude protests against President if needed

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan's pro-independence groups said Thursday (June 13) they respected the outcome of the Democratic Progressive Party’s (DPP) presidential primaries, but would...

Taiwan leader Tsai gets party nod to run for reelection

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen, a thorn in the side of China's government because of her pro-independence views, sewed up the ruling party's nomination Thursday to seek a second f...

Taiwan President Tsai emphasizes solidarity after winning DPP primaries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) told a news conference after winning the Democratic Progressive Party’s (DPP) presidential primaries that solidarity was the most import...

Taiwan President Tsai beats Han by 11%, Ko by 13% in public opinion poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- The results of the Democratic Progressive Party's (DPP) primary poll released today (June 13), show that Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen not only defeated her DPP opponent fo...

Taiwan ex-Premier Lai accepts President Tsai’s DPP primary victory

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Ex-Premier William Lai (賴清德) said he accepted President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) victory in the Democratic Progressive Party’s (DPP) presidential primaries announc...

Taiwan President Tsai wins DPP primary poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) has officially won the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) primary for the 2020 presidential race, defeating her rival former premier William...

Taiwan ex-President wonders about what will happen if incumbent loses primaries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – If President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) loses the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) primaries by the narrowest of margins, will a party congress nevertheless still nominate her, ...

Taiwan’s KMT decides to bar cellphone users from its presidential primaries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Kuomintang (KMT) confirmed Tuesday (June 11) it would not include cellphone users in the opinion polls to determine its candidate in next January’s presidential ...

Taiwan's Premier Su Tseng-chang faces calls for resignation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A pro-independence observation group for the presidential primary of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) said in a press conference on Monday (June 10) that Premier Su ...

Taiwan people facing ‘day of awakening’: Yang Sen-hong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In times of political turmoil, Taiwanese human rights activist and commentator Yang Sen-hong (楊憲宏) urges the public to break free from “constrained cognitive space&r...

As primary begins, DPP legislator asks party to resist factionalism, rally behind winner

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Monday evening will mark the start of four days of public polling (June 10-14) which will constitute a major part of the Democratic Progressive Party’s (DPP) preside...

Japan media says President Tsai is facing possible defeat in DPP primary

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – 47news.jp, a Japanese online news platform reported on Saturday (June 8) that President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) could lose the primary within the Democratic Progressive Party (...