Time seemed to turn back on Monday as the once-ubiquitous photo of Taiwanese pitcher Chien-Ming Wang covered the front pages of national newspapers as he returned to Major League Baseball (MLB) for the first time in three years on Saturday U.S. Central Time. As some local sports fans exclaimed, "It's like reading the newspaper 10 years ago."
The Medical Professionals' Alliance in Taiwan kicked off a movement on March 29 to win a presidential pardon for former President Chen Shui-bian, who is now on medical parole from prison for serving a 20-year sentence for corruption and graft, as well as money laundering, since 2009.
The Taipei Rapid Transit Corp. (TRTC) has revealed it is mulling over the possibility of converting the city's underground book street into a shopping center to generate more revenue for the MRT system. Such an idea has received mixed responses, but it really shows how the government gives priority to doing business over promoting culture.
How hard is it to walk the lonely road, chasing your own dreams when no one believes in you? How can a person insist in doing so for years even when the whole world is telling them to give up?
The Panama Papers leaks that recently exposed an astounding 4.8 million emails, three million database entries, two million PDFs, one million images and 320,000 text documents of alleged tax fraudsters have been shocking on many levels., 3 Comments
U.S. President Barack Obama met his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the world's nuclear security summit last Thursday to talk about the triangular relations between the United States, China and Taiwan.
In recent years, as worries over mainland China's influence have met with the rise of nativism, the rejection of Taiwan's Chineseness has become fashionable throughout the nation.
Meeting on the sidelines of a nuclear safety summit attended by government officials from more than 50 nations last week in Washington, U.S. President Barack Obama and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping also discussed Taiwan and the prospects of the continuation of peace in cross-strait relations following the island's upcoming transition of power on May 20.
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-jen must heed the warning: His popularity has been dropping fast. But does he understand why he is much less popular than he was?, 1 Comment
Foxconn Technology Group, known best for its flagship firm Hon Hai Precision Industry, on Wednesday finalized a deal to acquire Japan's Sharp Corp. after slashing its original offer down to about 389 billion yen.