He labored like a beaver strong/ By rivers wide and long/ A Man whom there are none to praise/ And very few to amaze.2 Comments
Wellington Koo, a lawyer turned lawmaker, now heads a committee formed under the Executive Yuan (Cabinet) in accordance with the Act Governing the Handling of Ill-gotten Properties by Political Parties and Their Affiliate Organizations (政黨及其附隨組織不當取得財產處理條例) passed by the Legislative Yuan on July 25.1 Comment
John Cardinal Dong, bishop of the Hong Kong diocese, published a pastoral letter in his weekly diocese publication on Aug. 5, making clear that Beijing has reached an initial understanding with the Vatican on the appointment of bishops in the Catholic Church in mainland China and seek a mutually acceptable plan.3 Comments
Last Monday, President Tsai Ing-wen issued a formal apology on behalf of the government to Taiwan's indigenous peoples for the discrimination and neglect they suffered over the past 400 years. She fulfilled her campaign promise to proclaim Taiwan's Indigenous Peoples Day and offer the apology.
Zbignew Brzezinski, U.S. President Jimmy Carter's national security advisor, drew an expressive summary of the military foundation of Pax Americana shortly after Washington normalized relations with Beijing in 1979 by derecognizing the Republic of China in Taiwan.1 Comment
Our society seems to be fraying at the seams. One sure sign is an Education Ministry gone mad.
A well-known Kenyan proverb says: When elephants fight, it's the grass that suffers.
Are code names necessary? Oh yes, they are necessary for the military. General Dwight D. Eisenhower dubbed his Normandy invasion "Operation Overlord" during WWII.
An investigation was launched on Friday after a surface-to-surface missile was misfired into the sea near Penghu, an island group near Taiwan proper, killing a local trawler skipper and further straining Taipei-Beijing relations.
Taipei's mass-circulation Chinese-language United Daily News published last Wednesday a very interesting story about litigation started by "Vote-Buying President Cao Kun's" granddaughter Cao Jifang (曹繼方) against the Academia Historica (國立國史館).