Vice President-elect Lai calls on Taiwanese to stay home during Tomb Sweeping Holiday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — People should stay home during the April 2-5 Tomb Sweeping Holiday to avoid the risk of mass coronavirus infections, Vice President-elect William Lai (賴清德) said Wednesday ...

Fake Facebook obituary for Taiwan vice president originated in China

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A fake obituary claiming that Vice President-elect William Lai (賴清德) had died of a coronavirus infection included expressions popular in China, indicating the origin of th...

Chinese admiral describes Taiwan president and vice president-elect as warmongers

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and Vice President-elect William Lai (賴清德) should be listed as warmongers and war criminals because they are exploiting the Wuhan coronavirus ...

AIT chairman visits museum with Taiwan vice president-elect

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) Chairman James Moriarty visited the Chimei Museum in Tainan, in the company of Vice President-elect William Lai (賴清德) on Friday (March 6...

Taiwan Presidential Office building steps up precautions against coronavirus

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Presidential Office has stepped up precautions against the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the SARS-like disease that has sickened more than 90,000 people ...

5 Canadian MPs denounce ICAO's exclusion of Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) on Feb. 13 described Taiwan as a province of China, five Canadian MPs from the Conservative Party lashed out at ...

Vice President-elect William Lai’s US solo trip drives Taiwan forward

Vice President-elect William Lai became a hot property during his stay in the United States in February. He visited the country in the capacity of a private citizen, but was invited by Ambassador at L...

Taiwan vice president-elect concludes trip to US

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Vice President-elect William Lai (賴清德) arrived at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport Monday (Feb. 10) and called his visit to the U.S. "very successful...

Former national security consultant impressed by Taiwan VP-elect's political charisma

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Vice President-elect William Lai (賴清德) has visited a Washington-based think tank, the Hudson Institute, as his trip to Washington, DC draws to a close. On ...

Taiwan's next VP sits on first row at US National Prayer Breakfast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On the fourth day of his trip in Washington, Taiwan Vice President-elect William Lai (賴清德) on Thursday (Feb. 6) attended the annual National Prayer Breakfast hosted by Uni...

Taiwanese vice president-elect meets with US Speaker Pelosi, national security advisor in Washington

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vice President-elect William Lai (賴清德) on Wednesday (Feb. 5) met with U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other high-ranking government officials as his trip to Washington...

Taiwan VP-elect speaks of religious freedom on eve of National Prayer Breakfast

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Vice President-elect William Lai (賴清德) spoke of the success story of Taiwan's democracy in which people from different religions contribute, winning a big...

Taiwan VP-elect meets pro-Taiwan senators in DC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Invited to attend the high-profile National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, Taiwan's vice president-elect William Lai (賴清德) on Tuesday (Feb. 4) visited US Senators Jim...

Vice President-elect Lai on a trip to U.S. made possible by Taiwan Travel Act

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vice President-elect Lai Ching-te (賴清德) is currently on a trip to the United States to attend the National Prayer Breakfast. On Monday Lai met with U.S. Senator Marco R...

Taiwan vice president-elect meets with US senator in Washington

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Vice President-elect William Lai (賴清德) met with U.S. Senator Marco Rubio in Washington on Monday (Feb. 3) to discuss Taiwan-U.S. relations. Lai embarked on a week-long trip t...