Simon Chang could prove a bigger threat to Tsai than Han Kuo-yu

KAOHSIUNG (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s presidential election continues to heat up, with the big news this week being the announcement of the running mate for KMT candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜). ...

Taiwan president likely to pick ex-Premier Lai as running mate within 48 hours

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) is highly likely to announce former Premier William Lai (賴清德) as her running mate within the next 48 hours, a Democratic Progressive Party (DP...

Taiwan's KMT presidential candidate selects ex premier as running mate

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Kuomintang’s (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) has picked former Premier Chang San-cheng (張善政) as his running mate for the key elections in January. ...

Taiwan's KMT presidential candidate to announce running mate

[Last update: Nov. 10 16:45] TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With the elections two months away, Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜) is set to announce his running mate on Monday ...

Taiwan President Tsai might pick ex-Premier Lai as running mate on Nov. 14

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) might announce former Premier William Lai (賴清德) as her choice of running mate in the Jan. 11, 2020 presidential election on Nov. 14, according...

Taiwan president and former rival William Lai rally together

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) joined former Premier William Lai (賴清德) on Saturday (Nov. 2) at a rally supporting the re-election of a Democratic Progressive Party (D...

Taiwan President Tsai and ex-Premier Lai might meet in public Nov. 2

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and former Premier William Lai (賴清德) may meet in public for the first time since their primary rivalry at a campaign event in Tainan on Saturd...

Taiwan's ex-Premier Lai says US trip unrelated to VP slot on 2020 ticket

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Taiwanese Premier William Lai (賴清德) returned to Taiwan from his trip to the U.S. Thursday evening (Oct. 24) and told the press that campaigning for Democratic Progr...

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...