DPP presidential primary polls for Tsai, Lai start in Taiwan today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Five days of public opinion polls to select whether President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) or former premier William Lai (賴清德) will represent the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) in Ta...

‘Choose the strongest candidate to represent DPP’: Taiwan’s former Premier William Lai

TAIPE (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s ex-premier William Lai (賴清德) on Sunday (June 9) pleaded with the public to choose the strongest candidate for the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) before t...

Han's campaign is a 'New Rogue Movement' in Taiwanese politics: TPOF Chief

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 Sunday (June 9) in which he labeled the wave popular...

Taiwan’s door should always be open for the Dalai Lama

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) – On May 30, Taiwan hosted the Taiwan International Religious Freedom Forum, in Hsinchu. It was a symbolic event highlighting both Taiwan’s long road to religiou...

William Lai casts doubt on Tsai Ing-wen’s sincerity after they clash on TV

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) held its first and only televised policy presentation for the party’s two presidential primary contenders, o...

Taiwan President Tsai avoids detailed reply about reaction to eventual DPP primary defeat

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) failed to give a detailed reply in a TV presentation Saturday (June 8) on what she would do if she lost the presidential primaries to challeng...

Taiwan president defends record in TV appearance ahead of DPP primaries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) put up a strong defense of her record in government in a televised policy presentation Saturday (June 8) aimed at winning the Democratic Progr...

Taiwan ex-Premier Lai presents views on TV for DPP nomination race

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The two rivals for the Democratic Progressive Party’s (DPP) presidential nomination, President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and ex-Premier William Lai (賴清德), presented their v...

Taiwan election: DPP primary debate between Tsai and Lai happening Saturday, June 8

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) presidential primary candidates, incumbent Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and former premier William Lai (賴清德) will hold a public dialogue on Sa...

Taiwan’s DPP presidential primary like ‘Russian roulette,’ says NGO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Referencing the 1978 movie “The Deer Hunter,” Chairman of the Taiwanese Public Opinion Foundation You Ying-lung (游盈隆) said on his Facebook page the Democratic ...

Taiwan’s DPP rules out foul play for presidential primary

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A total of 25 polling algorithms were selected for the presidential primary survey slated for next week, witnessed and agreed to by representatives from the camps of Presi...

U.S.-Taiwan NSC meet does not mean U.S. supports President Tsai: ex-AIT chairman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The fact that Taiwan’s National Security Council (NSC) Secretary General David Lee (李大維) met United States’ National Security Adviser John Bolton last month do...

Lai promises to invite Dalai Lama to Taiwan if elected president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) presidential primary challenger, William Lai (賴清德), declared on Wednesday (June 5) that if he is elected president he will issue a presi...

Taiwan marks 30th Tiananmen Massacre anniversary with memorial event

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Taiwan marked the 30th Tiananmen Massacre anniversary with a memorial event at Taipei’s Liberty Square on Tuesday night. This June 4th marks the 30th anniversary of th...

Taiwan’s Nobel laureate relaunches petition to ask President Tsai to forgo reelection bid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwanus.net (台灣海外網) published a petition launched by Taiwan’s Nobel laureate and former president of Academia Sinica Lee Yuan-tseh (李遠哲), seeking support to ask Pre...