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Taiwan's referendums steeped in irony

Since the early 1990s, there has been one clear distinction between the Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT) and the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP): The KMT views Taiwan as part of China, and the DPP d...

Taiwan's DPP seeking to drum up enthusiasm ahead of 4-vote referendum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese will vote to either accept or reject four political proposals on Saturday (Dec. 18), with Taiwanese Public Opinion Foundation (TPOF) indicating unaffiliated vote...

Taiwan beefs up defense against China's cognitive warfare ahead of major votes

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A task force in Taiwan has been formed to fight Chinese meddling prior to the referendums next week and the mayoral elections in 2022. Beijing has been engaging in cogn...

Japanese stop-motion series tops most popular YouTube videos of 2021 in Taiwan

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A two-and-a-half-minute clip of a Japanese stop-motion animated series has been crowned the most popular YouTube video in Taiwan for 2021. Posted by Taiwanese licensed ...

Three ‘yeses’ and one ‘no’ if Taiwan’s four-question referendum voted on today: Poll

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The result of the upcoming four-question referendum would be “three yeses” and “one no” if it was voted on today, according to a poll conducted by ...

No Nukes Taiwan holds protest event at Liberty Square

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — No Nukes Taiwan launched a campaign to oppose nuclear power on Saturday (Nov. 27) and encourage people to vote “no” for each question in the four-in-one refere...

Taiwan closely monitors US plans for Indo-Pacific economic structure outside CPTPP

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan said Thursday (Nov. 25) it was closely monitoring plans by the United States to create a new Indo-Pacific economic and trade framework after the North American coun...

US-Taiwan Economic Prosperity Partnership Dialogue to avoid topic of pork

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The second U.S.-Taiwan Economic Prosperity Partnership Dialogue (EPPD), which will take place on Tuesday (Nov. 23), will not cover issues related to American pork imports ...

Supply chains to feature in US-Taiwan trade talks: Economics minister

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The second U.S.-Taiwan Economic Prosperity Partnership Dialogue (EPPD), set to begin on Tuesday (Nov. 23), will focus on supply chains and not pork imports, according to T...

Taiwan releases video asking new immigrants to vote in referendums

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The nation's electoral authority has released a video with subtitles in six languages encouraging naturalized Taiwanese citizens to cast their ballots in the four refe...

Taiwan president 'unafraid' of going through with upcoming 4-in-1 referendum

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), who is also the chairman of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), said on Sunday (Nov. 13) that the party is not afraid of going thr...

Taiwan referendums in 2021 to see nearly 20 million eligible voters

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Nearly 20 million Taiwanese are eligible to vote in the four referendums scheduled for Dec. 18, surpassing the number eligible in the 2020 presidential election. The Ce...

President urges Taiwanese not to let political affiliation affect referendum vote

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Saturday (Oct. 30) said that the upcoming four-in-one referendum is not a matter of winning or losing but rather one whose results will det...

Poll predicts Taiwan government defeat in four December referendums

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Four referendums planned for December are likely to turn out in defeats for the government of President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), according to an opinion poll published Tuesday ...

'Last Week Tonight with John Oliver' discusses Taiwan's political complexities

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan was the focus of the latest episode of "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver," which aired Sunday (Oct. 24). Oliver said Taiwan’s relations with Ch...