William Lai visits Taiwanese communities in US to campaign for Tsai's re-election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former premier and Democratic Progressive Party primary candidate William Lai (賴清德) is in the United States this week where he is campaigning among Taiwanese-American comm...

Formosa Alliance calls for Taiwanese voters to ditch Tsai, embrace Annette Lu

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A notable psychiatrist and Taiwan independence supporter, Lin Jin-jan (林進嘉), has called on the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) to abandon Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) in the upco...

Taiwan premier hints Taoyuan mayor could be next president

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – At the groundbreaking ceremony for a Taoyuan Mass Rapid Transit line Friday (October 11), Premier Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) said he expected the city’s mayor, Cheng Wen-t...

If Lai joins Tsai on presidential ticket in Taiwan election, support rises 0.9%: poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – As the 2020 Taiwan presidential election approaches, there is speculation that President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) former rival in the Democratic Progressive Party’...

Former Taiwan Premier Lai to visit US, no word on Tsai-Lai presidential ticket

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Premier William Lai (賴清德) confirmed on Thursday (Oct. 3) that he would be leaving for the U.S. later this month to rally support for President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) in...

Commentators doubt Taiwan president’s meeting with ex-premier, Ph.D.

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The alleged Sept. 24 meeting between President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and former Premier William Lai (賴清德) possibly never took place, while the president’s reaction to t...

Taiwan ex-Premier Lai to stay away from DPP congress

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The second opportunity this month for President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and former Premier William Lai (賴清德) to meet will not occur as the latter said he would not attend the D...

Taiwan's ruling party keeps public in suspense over vice presidential candidate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – With the 2020 presidential election in Taiwan less than four months away, former Premier William Lai (賴清德) and incumbent Vice Premier Chen Chi-mai (陳其邁) have emerged as po...

Taiwan President Tsai and ex-Premier Lai fail to meet at Mid-Autumn concert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The anticipated first encounter between President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and former Premier William Lai (賴清德) since the Democratic Progressive Party's (DPP) presidential p...

Taiwan's President Tsai and ex-Premier Lai to meet for first time since primaries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and former Premier William Lai (賴清德) were likely to meet for the first time since presidential primaries at a concert in Tainan during the Mid...

Taiwan Presidential Election 2020 (127 days left):Tidbits from Aug. 26 to Sept. 4, 2019

Taiwan Presidential Election 2020 (127 days left):Tidbits from Aug. 26 to Sept. 4, 2019 Last updated: (GMT+8) 19:50 Sept. 5, 2019 Election Tidbits about Tsai Ing-wen, Han Kuo-yu, Ko Wen-je, and ...

Taiwan president’s top aide proposes Tsai-Lai ticket as election nears

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A top aide to President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) urged Taiwanese expatriates in Japan to push for a presidential ticket for the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) with fo...

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...

The divide and rule strategy that will define Taiwan’s presidential election

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) -- Divide and rule is a political strategy that can be traced all the way back to Niccolò Machiavelli and Renaissance Italy, but it is ass relevant and effective today a...

Taiwan president calls for unity in presidential election bid

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Saturday (July 20) pleaded for unity among different political factions. The president will face Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) from the ...