China likely to increase pressure against Taiwan: analysts

China is likely to increase its pressure on Taiwan on many fronts as a result of Saturday's presidential and legislative elections, foreign and local analysts who observed the polls said at a work...

Young Taiwanese overseas compatriots come home to vote

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Democratic Progressive Party's (DPP) final campaign rally before the general election took place on Ketagalan Boulevard (凱達格蘭大道) Friday night (Jan. 10), and 80 Tai...

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...

Han obtains only 4.7% of votes in Taiwan student 'presidential election'

Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu (韓國瑜), the presidential candidate of the main opposition Kuomintang (KMT) secured only 4.7 percent of the votes in a "mock presidential election" held recently by ...

2020 Elections: Hong Kong on the minds of Taiwan's first-time voters

The months-long democracy movement in Hong Kong will likely encourage more young Taiwanese first-time voters to cast ballots in January's presidential and legislative elections, scholars and stude...

Top Taiwan official apologizes for election slip of tongue

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A top Taiwanese official apologized on Saturday (Dec. 14) for suggesting that “it’s a waste to vote for small parties,” as the country gears up for the 2...

The Latest: UK prime minister pool cut to 4, Johnson at top

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Conservative Party voting to pick Britain's next prime minister (all times local): 6:05 p.m. The contest to become Britain's next prime ...

Morrison sworn in as Australia's prime minister

SYDNEY (AP) — Scott Morrison has been sworn in as Australia's prime minister, 11 days after retaining the position in the country's general election. Along with Deputy Prime Minister...

Australia's prime minister set to form majority government

SYDNEY (AP) — Prime Minister Scott Morrison looked set on Monday to form a majority government as vote counting from Australia's weekend election allayed fears that his conservative coalition may have...

Speedy deadline for candidates in North Carolina election

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Next week marks the start of a new round of elections in the nation's last unresolved congressional race after November's results were thrown out because of concerns about ballot ...

Netanyahu rival places high in Israel's ruling Likud primary

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's chief internal rival has placed high in the ruling Likud's primary elections. Near final results published Wednesday show...

Macedonian lawmakers vote to rename country North Macedonia, change constitution

Over two-thirds of the parliament in Skopje voted in favor of renaming their country "North Macedonia" on Friday, passing the threshold required for amending the constitution in the Balkan c...

Missouri turns to math formula to deter gerrymandering

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The votes won't be cast for another four years, yet Democrats already appear likely to gain seats in Missouri's Republican-dominated Legislature in 2022. T...

Australia PM says business as usual despite minority gov't

SYDNEY (AP) — Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison has rejected calls for an early election despite the likelihood of his coalition government losing its majority after a weekend by-election. ...

Australia ruling coalition to be forced into minority gov't

SYDNEY (AP) — Australia's ruling coalition will be forced into minority government after a heavy defeat in a by-election for former Liberal Party Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull's old seat. ...