Monday, July 6, 2015
Shortly after graduation from Taiwan University in 1954, I was drafted as a translator-interpreter at the then General Headquarters of the Chinese Army to discharge my ROTC (Reserve Officers Training Corps) duty.
> Joe Hung
One in every two people in Japan develops cancer. Measures must be bolstered to reduce deaths from the disease and alleviate the anxiety and pain of patients.
The leaders of Malaysia's ruling United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) will likely have to choose sides soon in an escalation of the power struggle that has gripped the party for nearly a year.
At 3:30 p.m. eastern time on July 3, U.S. President Barack Obama was online on Twitter, taking questions on his new health care and Affordable Care Act.
Sunday, July 5, 2015
"Unacceptable," is how President Francois Hollande of France describes current revelations regarding extensive spying by the United States government. Wikileaks files regarding France published in June reveal the U.S. National Security Agency (NSA) spied on three former presidents and wiretapped two finance ministers.
Is this "a bank made by China, for China?" Misgivings that this is the case are only mounting.
Germany has broken ranks with Paris and Brussels in slamming the door on talks with the Greek government on a new bailout deal before Sunday's crucial referendum, analysts say.
South Korean national police arrested this week a low-ranking government official on charges of taking kickbacks from car importers while issuing environmental certificates for foreign automobiles.
Whether Greeks decide in Sunday's referendum to accept their lenders' bailout deal or reject it, the government's hold on power may be shakier than its brash prime minister has calculated, analysts say.
Looks like we are not alone," Ellen Chong, my Twitter friend, tweeted to me.