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...

Taiwan's Presidential Office denies Tsai is planning to visit Washington

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Presidential Office on Monday (Feb. 3) denied any plans by President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) to visit Washington, an act that would be certain to anger China. Local repo...

Taiwanese vice president-elect visits Washington

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Vice President-elect William Lai (賴清德) is visiting the U.S. from Feb. 2-9 and will join President Donald Trump at the National Prayer Breakfast held annually in Washington...

Vice president-elect: No Taiwan, no ROC

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan’s Vice President-elect William Lai (賴清德) said Wednesday (Jan. 22) that the "Republic of China (R.O.C.)" will not exist unless "Taiwan" is ...

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...