A visionary leader who saw Singapore rise from a former colonial outpost to a global economic powerhouse, Lee Kuan Yew passed away Monday, leaving behind a legacy that will be hard to emulate.
Singapore finally faced its hardest certainty — the death of its founding father.
The United States was opposed to the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) ostensibly out of concern that it would adopt poor governance standards.
He was overthrown, and is being held prisoner in Siberia. No, he just suffers from migraines, and needs to isolate himself in a dark room. Or perhaps he is in a private clinic in Switzerland, attending the birth of his “secret love child” with that glamorous young Olympic gymnast?
The U.S. Fed has signaled its intention to raise interest rates and the financial world is preparing for its response to that expected gradual move.
Dr. Yang Chen-ning, China's first Nobel laureate, came from Beijing to Taipei last week to belatedly receive an honorary doctorate from the National Taiwan University. He was awarded the degree last year, but couldn't come because he was indisposed at the time. He and Dr. Tsung-dao Lee were the co-winners of the Nobel Prize in Physics for their work on parity nonconservation of weak interaction in 1957.
- Joe Hung
Yet another horrendous case of bloodshed has occurred in North Africa, where terrorist activities by Islamic extremists have been continuing.
The outcry over South Korea's narrow job market has long been growing, especially for our young people. But the latest data show that the problem is getting worse.
I've been contemplating the mix of East and West that we find increasingly prevalent in Taiwan life.
Iran is now a source of tremendous strain in U.S. domestic politics as well as foreign policy. Escalating divisions between Democrats and Republicans are greatly complicating our foreign policy. In the end, this may strengthen the influence of the fundamentalist Islamic regime in Tehran.