Former president vows to climb Taiwan's highest mountain after TAPA legislative wins

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former Taiwanese President Chen Shui-bian (陳水扁) said Wednesday (Nov. 20) that he will climb to the top of Yushan if the Taiwan Action Party Alliance (TAPA, 一邊一國行動黨) can wi...

Ex-Taiwan President Chen invited to ‘One Side One Country Action Party’ founding

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The founding conference of the “One Side One Country Action Party” (一邊一國行動黨) is scheduled to take place on Sunday (Aug. 18), and former Taiwanese President Che...

Taiwanese-founded beverage shop attacked by Chinese trolls

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Political controversies stirred up by drink shops are not limited to within the territories of Taiwan or across the Taiwan Strait, but they have also spread to as far as G...

Full text of former President Ma Ying-jeou's video speech at SOPA

Hong Kong, June 15 (CNA) The following is the full text of the former President Ma Ying-jeou's teleconference speech at the award dinner of the Society of Publishers in Asia Wednesday evening: Cha...

Chinese academics positive on Tsai speech

Several Chinese academics gave a positive view on President Tsai Ing-wen's (蔡英文) stance on relations across the Taiwan Strait outlined in her inauguration speech Friday. By citing the Republic of C...

DPP's Tsai seeks to maintain status quo in cross-strait ties

Many political observers believe Tsai Ing-wen, the presidential candidate of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), was defeated in the 2012 presidential race in large part because of voters' misgivi...