Thursday, November 13, 2014
With a bright smile and dressed casually, New Taipei City Mayor Eric Chu (朱立倫) formally announced his re-election campaign slogan “Doer,” alluding to both his efforts as mayor in elevating the status of New Taipei City over the last four years and what his motto will be in the coming four years should he win re-election., 1 Comment
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
The historic meeting between the leaders of China and Japan, hours before the APEC Economic Leaders' Meeting convened in Beijing, hopefully will lead to an easing of tensions between the two countries, ending a period when the relationship was in free fall.
U.S. lawmakers return to Washington on Wednesday for their first session since Republicans routed U.S. President Barack Obama's Democrats, facing the threat of yet another tough budget fight.
U.S. President Barack Obama and China's Xi Jinping have few areas of common ground as they meet this week in Beijing, but could find themselves warming to each other on one longstanding sticking point: climate change.
New columns of tanks, trucks and heavy artillery rumbled toward the pro-Moscow rebel strong hold of Donetsk on Monday as fears grew of a return to all-out fighting in war-torn eastern Ukraine.
TAIPEI, Taiwan -- For a city whose citizens have been criticized for being cold and indifferent, Taipei is blazing with unconstrained excitement for the upcoming mayoral elections.
Tuesday, November 11, 2014
This is a tricky time to be a state, and an even trickier time to be a citizen. The nation-state, the classic provider of security and basic wellbeing in exchange for citizens' loyalty, is under threat — both at home and as the fundamental unit of international affairs.
His influence at home quickly fading, U.S. President Barack Obama is looking east to China, the opening stop of a three-country tour that will test his ability to play a commanding role on the world stage during his final two years in office.
The East Asia Summit (EAS) in Naypyitaw on Thursday could be a blessing or a curse for ASEAN's engagement with the major powers on two levels.
A CNN report begins by asking this question: Is this the end of the nine to five working day? The story cites a few things to show that a big change may be on the horizon for the worldwide labor market.