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Poll shows highest ever support for Taiwan independence

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Over half of Taiwanese support formal independence for their country, according to a survey released by the Taiwanese Public Opinion Foundation (TPOF) on Monday (June 22)....

Taiwan's constitutional reform should not avoid difficult issues: Poll expert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Constitutional reform during President Tsai Ing-wen’s (蔡英文) second term should not be limited to issues which already obtained consensus support, Taiwanese Public Op...

Now is the time to raise Taiwan’s international profile: TPOF chairman

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the Wuhan coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic rages around the world, now is the time for Taiwan to raise its international profile, Taiwan Public Opinion Foundation (TPOF)...

Record 83% of people in Taiwan identify as Taiwanese amid Wuhan virus outbreak

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the Wuhan coronavirus continues to rage, a poll has found that over 83 percent of the people of Taiwan identify themselves as Taiwanese, the highest level since 1991. ...

Poll shows Taiwan’s DPP has far stronger base than KMT

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The latest poll from the Taiwanese Public Opinion Foundation (TPOF) on Monday (Jan. 20) shows the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) enjoys a larger base than the r...

Pollster analyzes why Taiwan's President Tsai won 8.17 million votes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A pollster claims to have analyzed why Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) won her reelection with a record-breaking 8.17 million votes in the 2020 presidential electio...

Taiwan leader gets election boost from unlikely place: China

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — A year ago, Taiwan's leader was on the ropes. Then she got a boost from an unexpected corner: Chinese President Xi Jinping. Polls indicate that President Tsai I...

‘One country, two systems’ not likely to prevail in Taiwan post-election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The “one country, two systems” formula touted by Chinese leader Xi Jinping (習近平) will never prevail in Taiwan, whoever wins the presidential election on Saturd...

35% of voters in Taiwan remain undecided: poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — With Taiwan's presidential and legislative elections just 11 days away, a poll shows 35 percent of voters to be undecided, and of the 61 percent who are decided, incum...

US makes its presence felt in Taiwan's 2020 election

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The American influence in the upcoming 2020 presidential election has become more obvious, according to the chairman of the Taiwanese Public Opinion Foundation, You Ying-l...

Taiwan police allegedly abuse power on matters related to Chinese spy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — As the revelations by a self-professed Chinese spy continue to grab headlines in Taiwan, the government’s response to related issues has also come under scrutiny. ...

Ex-DPP member blasts Taiwan president for lack of vision

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Chairman of the Taiwanese Public Opinion Foundation (台灣民意教育基金會) You Ying-lung (游盈隆) on Sunday (Sept. 15) criticized the Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) administration for failing to fu...

Former Taiwan presidential candidates Gou, Lai called upon to form ‘victims alliance’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A Taiwanese opinion poll expert urged former premier William Lai (賴清德) and former Foxconn chairman Terry Gou (郭台銘), who have suffered defeats in their respective president...

Taiwan's DPP founding member says party should ‘return to democratic values’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- You Ying-lung (游盈隆), chairman of the Taiwanese Public Opinion Foundation (台灣民意基金會), announced his decision to leave the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) in a Facebook ...

Taiwan business tycoon Terry Gou leads in poll, beats Han

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former Foxconn chairman Terry Gou (郭台銘) has emerged as the front-runner out of the five candidates seeking the presidential nomination of the opposition Kuomintang (KMT) p...