The unprecedented strike by China Airlines' flight attendants is a milestone for labor rights, opening a new chapter in Taiwan's labor rights movement.
President Tsai Ing-wen embarks today on her first diplomatic tour, taking her delegation to Panama and Paraguay, with two transit stops in the United States.
A substantial number of voters in the U.S. and the UK seem to be determined to make really dangerous choices as democracies around the world are facing an adverse climate of public cynicism, anger and hopelessness.
Former President Ma Ying-jeou seems to turn just as vindictive as his ex-mentor Lee Teng-hui. Shortly before retirement on May 19, Ma fired his Parthian shot against incoming President Tsai Ing-wen by kicking off a row with Japan over the Okinotori Atoll incident to hand her a very hot potato which she has handled timely and well.
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je is bleeding senior officials at his city hall and is in need of intensive care.
Broken pipes, a water shortage, a horrible stench, blackouts and more malfunctions have crippled Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport and its reputation as of late, which has in turn sparked conflict between restless heads of counties and cities seeking to benefit from Taoyuan's crisis.
It may sound trite, but there is some truth to the advice against putting all your eggs in one basket.
For a country that sees baseball as its national pastime, Taiwanese fans are always happy to learn of a native player being promoted to Major League Baseball (MLB) as it shows that local talent is recognized by the world's top-tier league.
If you believe that marriage is a red carpet that you can hurry down, you might have to reconsider your plans or be ready to weep bitterly. This is already the case for the more than 146 couples a day who are getting divorced in Taiwan -- and the economic recovery could push this rate even higher.
The Dalai Lama, when asked about the tragedy of the Orlando shootings -- the worst in casualty count in U.S. history -- said that while it may be true that individual Muslims are extremists, it would be wrong to condemn the entire religion as a whole.