Topic: Taiwan Elections

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President re-elect Tsai Ing-wen speaks at an international press conference in Taipei on Saturday. (CNA)

President Tsai calls for cross-strait dialogue, more parity

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) called for fair opportunities in international affairs, open dialogue with China and an end to the conflicts...

Where do presidential hopefuls stand on key issues?

TAIPEI (CNA) — The Taiwanese people will go to the polls in the country's seventh direct presidential election Jan. 11. Voters will choose between incumbent...
AP Analysis: Taiwan vote signals growing divide with China

AP Analysis | Taiwan vote signals growing divide with China

TAIPEI (AP) — The landslide reelection of Taiwan’s leader underscores the population’s embrace of an identity distinct from China — a shift that the...
Joe Biden called for stronger ties with Taiwan in a tweet Saturday congratulating President Tsai Ing-wen and the people of Taiwan for another successful election. (Courtesy of Twitter)

Former U.S. vice president praises Taiwan as ‘free and open society’

WASHINGTON (CNA) — Joe Biden, a former vice president of the United States and Democratic Party aspirant for the presidency in 2020, called for...
Taiwan leader meets top US official after her election win

Taiwan leader meets top US official after her election win

TAIPEI (AP) — Whom do you meet the morning after winning reelection as leader of Taiwan? If you're Tsai Ing-wen, it's the Americans. The Taiwanese...

China asked to respect Taiwan’s election results

TAIPEI (CNA) — Taiwan's top government agency handling cross-strait affairs, the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC), on Saturday called on Beijing to respect Taiwan's election...

Five things to know about President Tsai Ing-wen

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Current leader and former Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairwoman Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) who four years ago made international headlines...
Incumbent President Tsai Ing-wen won a second four-year term in office after defeating her main competitor, Kaohsiung Mayor Han Kuo-yu . (CNA)

Taiwan elections important for people of China: ex-US official

WASHINGTON (CNA) — Taiwan's successful presidential election is an important example for the people of China who look forward to having the same right...
KMT Chairman Wu Den-yih and other top-ranking KMT officials will tender their resignations at the party's Central Standing Committee next week. (KMT)

KMT chairman announces resignation after election defeat

TAIPEI (CNA) — Main opposition Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman Wu Den-yih (吳敦義) announced Saturday that he will resign en masse with other top-ranking executive party...

Tsai urges supporters on election eve to get out and vote

TAIPEI (CNA) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), who is seeking her second term, urged her supporters at an election-eve rally in Taipei to go...