Taipei mayor readies to announce presidential bid

TOKYO (CNA) — Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) said he is “preparing” to run in Taiwan’s 2020 presidential election, but indicated that he has...

Opposition unveils plans for presidential primary election

TAIPEI (CNA) — The opposition Kuomintang (KMT) plans to hold national polls to select its presidential candidate from July 6-14, officially nominating the candidate...

The existence of the ROC is undeniable: President Tsai

TAIPEI (CNA) — President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on May 14 emphasized the importance of ensuring Taiwan remains an independent and sovereign country called the...

Terry Gou moves closer to run for Taiwan president

TAIPEI (AP) — Consumer electronics magnate Terry Gou is stepping closer to running for president of Taiwan. Gou excluded himself on May 12 as the...

Terry Gou bets on medical park promise to boost election bid

TAIPEI (CNA) — Taiwan businessman and presidential hopeful Terry Gou (郭台銘) said on May 11 that he will establish the island’s largest medical facility...

Taiwan to give indigenous people more say in education planning

TAIPEI (CNA) – Aboriginal tribes in Taiwan will be able to play a greater role in the planning and implementation of indigenous education in...

Germany, Australia voice support of Taiwan’s WHA bid

TAIPEI (CNA) – Germany and Australia expressed support yesterday for Taiwan's inclusion in the upcoming annual World Health Assembly (WHA), after China blocked Taiwan's...

Renewed U.S.-China trade war has limited impact on Taiwan: President Tsai

TAIPEI (CNA) – President Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) on Friday reassured the public that Taiwan's economic fundamentals are strong enough to withstand the impact of...

DPP presidential hopeful meets with Japanese legislators in Tokyo

TOKYO (CNA) — Former Premier Lai Ching-te (賴清德) met on May 9 with a group of Japanese parliamentarians to discuss a range of issues...

Taiwan breaks ground on indigenous submarine shipyard

KAOHSIUNG (The China Post/ANN) – Taiwan has broken ground on a shipyard to produce eight diesel-powered submarines, highlighting the government’s determination to make the...

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