Former Taiwan President Chen skeptical of DPP primary polls

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Former President Chen Shui-bian (陳水扁) lashed out against the presidential primary polling results of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), which were released on Thursda...

The Latest: Dems announce 20 candidates who made 1st debates

The Latest on the first Democratic presidential debates (all times local): 6 p.m. The Democratic National Committee has announced the 20 candidates who have qualifi...

Younger 2020 candidates hint at age divide in hitting Biden

WASHINGTON (AP) — Some of the younger candidates in the crowded Democratic presidential primary are suggesting that the early front-runner, 76-year-old Joe Biden , is too entrenched in the past. ...

Danny Glover to testify at House slavery reparations hearing

WASHINGTON (AP) — The topic of reparations for slavery is headed to Capitol Hill for its first hearing in more than a decade with writer Ta-Nehisi Coates and actor Danny Glover set to testify before a...

Taiwan's DPP presidential poll result to be known Thursday

The result of the opinion poll that will determine the winner of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party's (DPP) presidential primary is expected to be announced Thursday, a party official has sai...

Kansas Democrats planning ranked-choice presidential primary

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Democrats plan to have voters rank candidates rather than pick only one in a presidential primary set for May 2020. The party is moving away from its more ...

Taiwan ex-President wonders about what will happen if incumbent loses primaries

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – If President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) loses the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) primaries by the narrowest of margins, will a party congress nevertheless still nominate her, ...

Taiwan's Premier Su Tseng-chang faces calls for resignation

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – A pro-independence observation group for the presidential primary of the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) said in a press conference on Monday (June 10) that Premier Su ...

Taiwan people facing ‘day of awakening’: Yang Sen-hong

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In times of political turmoil, Taiwanese human rights activist and commentator Yang Sen-hong (楊憲宏) urges the public to break free from “constrained cognitive space&r...

As primary begins, DPP legislator asks party to resist factionalism, rally behind winner

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Monday evening will mark the start of four days of public polling (June 10-14) which will constitute a major part of the Democratic Progressive Party’s (DPP) preside...

DPP presidential primary polls for Tsai, Lai start in Taiwan today

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Five days of public opinion polls to select whether President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) or former premier William Lai (賴清德) will represent the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) in Ta...

Crowds rally in eastern Taiwan for Kaohsiung mayor's presidential bid

TAIPEI (CNA) -- Tens of thousands of people crowded Hualien City in eastern Taiwan Saturday to support Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo- yu's (韓國瑜) 2020 presidential bid. Despite temperatures of over 30...

William Lai casts doubt on Tsai Ing-wen’s sincerity after they clash on TV

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan’s ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) held its first and only televised policy presentation for the party’s two presidential primary contenders, o...

Delegation of US military and FBI officials arrives in Taiwan: Stratfor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In line with the Taiwan Travel Act (TTA) implemented in 2018, the U.S. has sent a large number of military and law enforcement officials to Taiwan to engage in bilateral t...

Taiwan election: DPP primary debate between Tsai and Lai happening Saturday, June 8

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) presidential primary candidates, incumbent Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) and former premier William Lai (賴清德) will hold a public dialogue on Sa...