Taiwan

Incumbent Tsai wins Taiwan's presidential election

Final results show Tsai returned for second term with 57.1 percent of the votes ahead of Han who got 38.6 percent.

Tsai Ing-wen wins landslide in Taiwan presidential election

Asia Pacific

Hong Kong movement drives Taiwan pro-independence support

Amid heated elections, Taiwanese have been closely watching crackdown on anti-government protesters in nearby Hong Kong.

Asia Pacific

What you need to know about Taiwan’s 2020 general elections

Island's 19 million voters head to the polls on Saturday in an election that heavily favours the incumbent president.

Asia Pacific

Taiwan election seen as referendum on China influence

Hundreds of pro-democracy protesters have fled Hong Kong to the island since the demonstrations began.

Asia Pacific

'Always campaign time': Why Taiwan's indigenous people back KMT

Deeply entrenched community service centres give opposition KMT edge in indigenous communities in Saturday elections.

'Always campaign time': Why Taiwan's indigenous people back KMT

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Taiwan top general killed in helicopter crash

62-year-old commander and other officials were on a routine mission to visit soldiers in Yilan when the crash happened.

Taiwan top general killed in helicopter crash

Asia Pacific

Taiwan leader spurns China's offer to unify under Hong Kong model

Tsai Ing-wen, who is seeking re-election in a January 11 vote, promises to safeguard island's freedom and democracy.

Taiwan leader spurns China's offer to unify under Hong Kong model

Asia Pacific

Kids on pause: Why young people in Taiwan prefer pets

Demands of traditional culture mean young people in Taiwan find it easier to keep pets than marry and have children.

Kids on pause: Why young people in Taiwan prefer pets

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Ahead of election, Taiwan president calls China 'biggest threat'

Taiwan's leader warns China is the biggest threat to its wellbeing, pointing to the events in Hong Kong to bolster her re-election bid.

Asia Pacific

China-Taiwan relations: Beijing keeps pressure on Taipei

Why next month's presidential election in Taiwan could prove decisive for the island's future.

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'Be my guest': Taiwan's Tsai Ing-wen woos online influencers

Social media blitz seen as a way to lure more tourists amid drop in Chinese visitors and show Taiwan as an open society.

'Be my guest': Taiwan's Tsai Ing-wen woos online influencers

Asia Pacific

Repression rules: Report finds freedoms under attack across Asia

Report says Taiwan only 'open' territory in Asia, as it raises alarm over 'regression' of civic rights in India, Brunei.

Repression rules: Report finds freedoms under attack across Asia

Asia Pacific

Film festival rivalry: China targets Taiwan's Golden Horse

The film festival has found itself caught up in the increasingly tense relationship between China and Taiwan.

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Taiwan probes two executives over China spying allegations

Senior executives of Hong Kong-listed company questioned in Taipei after being detained while attempting to leave.

Taiwan probes two executives over China spying allegations

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China says alleged spy seeking Australia asylum is a fraudster

Chinese defector has reportedly shared information detailing Beijing's political interference operations abroad.

China says alleged spy seeking Australia asylum is a fraudster