Since 2006, a number of peace and cooperation initiatives have been proposed by the leaders of East Asian countries that aim to reduce tensions and maintain peace and stability in the East China Sea (ECS) and the South China Sea (SCS).
I've been a reader and subscriber for somewhat over 30 years. Sometimes I agree with your editorials and other times disagree, but your opinions were always supported. Thank goodness for a free press. However, recently you have shown blind support for some of the ongoing protests in Taipei simply because people were protesting.
U.S. President Barack Obama's visit to Japan, South Korea, Malaysia and the Philippines last week is confirmation that America-led bilateral security relationships remain the backbone of peace and stability in the region.
Los Angeles — America's Pacific Coast is always a little bit more attune to Asia than the rest of the nation.
With the recent protests over the Cross-Strait Trade in Services Agreement, it has been made strikingly clear that the Taiwan government is less than transparent.
2014/5/3, 5 Comments
Taiwan imported — apart from democracy — another important concept from Europe that lies at the core of its current conflicts and debates. It is the concept of sovereignty that Europe brought to Asia along with the West's own understanding of international law, incrementally burdened by the experience of centuries of wars over borders between European nations.
Numerous third-generation Chinese-Americans in New York or elsewhere have no doubt joined me in being told, “You speak English so well,” or asked, “Where did you learn your English?”
From a free market anti-capitalist perspective, Jeremy Rifkin's account of “The Rise of Anti-Capitalism” (New York Times, March 15) gets it almost right.
For nearly a week, supporters of the so-called “Sunflower Student Movement” have stormed and occupied the Legislative Yuan of the Republic of China (Taiwan) to protest the Cross-Strait Agreement on Trade in Services, a trade pact that furthers economic exchanges between Taiwan and the Chinese mainland by opening service sectors on both sides.
Russia's takeover of Crimea represents the checkmate of a geopolitical chess game between the Kremlin and the West.
2014/3/25, 1 Comment