Former U.S. Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke attended a May 25 economic forum in Taipei sponsored by Taiwan's Business Weekly magazine. Bernanke engineered the three rounds of quantitative easing (QE) policies and was the first former Fed chairman to visit the country.
On June 26, the United States Supreme Court held in its Obergefell versus Hodges decision that the 14th Amendment guarantees same-sex couples the right to marry. By a vote of 5-4, the ruling swept away state bans on gay unions and extended marriage equality nationwide.
2015/6/30, 1 Comment
In the era of globalization, more and more countries are forging bilateral and regional trade agreements, including the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), in order to benefit from reduced customs duties,..............
One of the objectives set by President Barack Obama in his proposed "pivot to Asia" was improved integration of the Asia-Pacific Region. As tensions continue to mount in the South China Sea, however, that goal is becoming increasingly unlikely.
In her keynote speech at Columbia University on April 29, former U.S. Secretary of State and Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton called for every police department in the country to have mandatory police body cameras to improve transparency and accountability.
As he enters his eighth and final year in office, President Ma Ying-jeou has taken steps in recent weeks to shape discourse on the public opinion and legacy of his governance. These efforts, however, come at a time when the president's approval rating, according to a May 15 TVBS poll, stands at 16 percent with fewer than eight months until the next presidential election.
I had the privilege at teaching accounting at one of Taiwan's major universities. While preparing for my courses I decided to do some research into financial reporting in Taiwan in English. I wanted to be able to understand the financial results of major Taiwanese corporations to be able to discuss them with my students.
2015/5/8, 18 Comments
The current landscape of Indian politics presents an intriguing trend and yet an equally perplexing scene. The changing trend is that of 'owning historical figures as icons' by political parties to further their political platforms. This is quite interesting because such massive quest for the lionization of different tall figures is overwhelming unlike other countries.
With the rapid development of tourism in recent years, people are rushing to places of interest in the world, most of which are now facing a rather severe problem: crowds of tourists breaching safe capacity. The situation worsens when special seasons and festivals attract thousands of millions of tourists, which easily can cause accidents. Therefore, it calls for more organized control to manage the crowd problem.
After reading the editorial regarding the Sunflower Movement, I feel compelled to put my two cents in. How many times have we heard "Sonny, we are so proud of you!