New shopping outlet park to open in Taiwan’s Tainan 2022

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Japanese real estate developer Mitsui Fudosan broke ground at the Mitsui Outlet Park Tainan on Monday (Jan. 20), the largest retail park of its kind in the southern Taiwan...

Tsai Ing-wen BBC interview a shift in Taiwan’s cross-strait policy

KAOHSIUNG CITY (Taiwan News) – She has just won a landslide election victory, secured a mandate for her diplomatic stand against the Chinese Communist Party's (CCP) bullying, and now Preside...

Taiwan's Premier Su Tseng-chang to continue leading cabinet after reshuffle

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) will continue to lead the Cabinet following a landslide victory for the ruling party, according to the Presidential Office on Monday...

France congratulates Taiwan election winners

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The French Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs has issued a statement congratulating all candidates who won in Saturday's (Jan. 11) Taiwan elections, including Pres...

China cries foul after 60 countries congratulate Taiwan's President Tsai on re-election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After more than 60 countries sent messages of congratulations to Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) after her landslide victory in the 2020 election, China cried foul,...

60 countries have congratulated Taiwan's President Tsai on re-election: MOFA

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — In light of Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen's (蔡英文) landslide victory in the 2020 elections, representatives from all over the world have delivered messages of congratul...

The 2020 Taiwan Presidential Elections: A Laowai's Perspective

As a foreigner living in Taiwan, I cannot vote, but I have lived 11 years of my life here and it is hard to escape having a personal perspective on domestic politics. The Best KMT Candidate? It...

Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen wins election with record 8.17 million votes

FINAL UPDATE: Jan. 11, 2020, 10:16 p.m. TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Incumbent President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) won a landslide victory Saturday (Jan. 11) with more than 8 million votes, a new record s...

Taiwan's President Tsai urges voters to buttress democracy by casting ballots

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) urged the public to come out and vote to “bolster democracy” as she cast her ballot during Saturday’s elections. Tsai, wh...

Taiwan goes to the polls

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The people of Taiwan are going to the polls today (Jan. 11) to elect the leader of the country for the next four years in an election widely seen as a referendum on what t...

Tsai calls on Taiwanese to embrace Han fans, regardless of election outcome

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — During a campaign rally on Thursday (Jan. 9), President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) encouraged followers to embrace supporters of her riva...

Lai rebuts rumor Taiwan's President Tsai would be ousted after re-election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vice presidential candidate William Lai (賴清德) of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has refuted claims that the pro-independence camp would seek to remove incumbent Pr...

Over 1,800 academics throw weight behind Tsai as Taiwan's elections loom

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over 1,800 academics have voiced their support for the re-election of President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) with the Jan. 11 elections just six days away. In a press conference ...

35% of voters in Taiwan remain undecided: poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With Taiwan's presidential and legislative elections just 11 days away, a poll shows 35 percent of voters to be undecided, and of the 61 percent who are decided, incum...

Vice presidential hopeful reveals clip of Shanghai speech backing Taiwan independence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Responding to questions from the Kuomintang (KMT) camp over his visit with a Chinese Communist Party official in Shanghai five years ago, Democratic Progressive Party (DPP...