The 17th Asian Games taking place over this fortnight in Incheon, Republic of Korea seems a friendly affair if the official slogan for the meet, "Diversity Shines Here," is anything to go by.
I still have vivid memories of then U.S. First Lady Hilary Clinton's famous 1995 United Nations Fourth World Conference on Women speech. In it she said, "Let it be that human rights are women's rights and women's rights are human rights, once and for all." Ever since, women's rights in the 21st century have become universal.
Last month, the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) held a Civil Economic Conference at which its Chairwoman Tsai Ing-wen raised 10 questions directing blame at President Ma Ying-jeou's administration for Taiwan's economic stagnation in recent years.
The leaders of the two Kuki armed groups -- the United Peoples' Front (UPF) and the Kuki National Organization (KNO) -- are again heading to New Delhi with the hope of materializing a political dialogue with representatives of the central government.
Dear editor: I wish to clear up some misleading points in an article by Chi-hao James Lo ("Passengers on Ma's BRT ride may have been plants") that appeared in The China Post on July 30, 2014.
Over-35s seem to love nothing more than being told that the Internet -- and the rapid cultural developments that have paralleled it -- have been a terrible mistake with huge downsides that will surely doom us. And there's no end to the opportunistic hacks lining up to dress this generational reactionary spasm as the contrarian voice of reason.
Last month, in a tone which might best be called unlikely insistence, former British Prime Minister Tony Blair reassured the public that "we" -- the UK and United States -- "have to liberate ourselves from the notion that we caused" the destabilization of Iraq by the ISIS insurgency. Well, actually you did.
Those were some of the words evoked in a small but powerful exhibition here on Manhattan's Upper East Side marking the 75th anniversary of the outbreak of World War II -- at least from a U.S. perspective.
In a recent article in The Diplomat, Joel Atkinson cautions Taiwan to reevaluate how to maintain its remaining diplomatic allies if the diplomatic truce with China were to collapse.
After reading the editorial "Give yourself and the nation a break, Mr. President" in the China Post on June 27, 2014, it is very stunning but not unexpected for me to know the situation.