Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je holds a brief news conference ahead of his three-day visit to the mainland on Wednesday, where he will lead a delegation to the annual Taipei-Shanghai City Forum. Photo: Central News Agency

Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je heads to Shanghai to test waters for presidential bid

  • Mainland city visit will be closely watched by political and social observers in Taiwan
  • Three-day trip seen as popularity test for potential candidate in 2020 polls
Topic |   Taiwan

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Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je holds a brief news conference ahead of his three-day visit to the mainland on Wednesday, where he will lead a delegation to the annual Taipei-Shanghai City Forum. Photo: Central News Agency
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Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen heads to the Caribbean on a 12-day trip next week. Photo: EPA-EFE

Taiwanese president to go on ‘democracy mission’ to Caribbean allies, with stops in the United States

  • Tsai Ing-wen expected to use American stopovers to cement partnership with the United States, observer says
Topic |   Taiwan elections 2020

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Taiwanese President Tsai Ing-wen heads to the Caribbean on a 12-day trip next week. Photo: EPA-EFE
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