Last week, fresh from his triumphant visit to Japan, President Rodrigo Duterte revealed, among other things, that God had talked to him about his cussing; but then he also let his disdain for human rights advocates slip out again., 1 Comment
Taiwan's labor force will have a paid day off today, though students and teachers are required to go to school, because the Democratic Progressive Party government has made President Chiang Kai-shek's Birthday a "divided" national holiday: a day off for one group of people but not for others, like Teachers' Day (教師節) and Taiwan's Retrocession Day (光復節).
This week my eyes have been riveted on the ongoing tussle that former President Ma Ying-jeou appears to have gotten himself into with Hung Hsiu-chu, chair of the Chinese Nationalist Party (KMT).
The telecom hills are alive with the sound of mergers. On Oct. 22, AT&T announced an agreement has been reached to purchase Time Warner, in a deal valued at an estimated US$85.4 billion., 1 Comment
Cabinet secretaries and campaign volunteers alike have told me that Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is open to new ideas and serene about ceding full control to his appointees within their scope of work.
Autumn brings falling temperatures, chill winds, and mournful memories which swirl like fallen leaves on the historical landscape.
Young, newly elected legislators that mangled their oaths in show of defiance to Beijing have brought about political chaos in the country, and should openly apologize for their contempt of the law and making offensive comments to Chinese people.
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's four-day visit to China was packed with drama, including his hyperbolic assertion that he was separating from the United States and that, from now on, "there are three of us against the world -- China, Philippines and Russia."
A zero-tolerance approach should be adopted against vigilantes attacking people on grounds of lese majeste.
While I was studying toward my master's degree in journalism at Southern Illinois University in Carbondale, Illinois, I was invited to speak at a local Rotary Club meeting about my country, Taiwan.