Tuesday, October 14, 2014
On Friday, Chinese state media condemned what it called the recent “morbid nostalgia for the Republic of China,” which “has emerged among a few Internet communities and a small number of intellectuals.” The attack came in an editorial entitled “Double Ten Fervor Humiliates History,” published by the Global Times, in which it called the people in question “fanatics.”
Monday, October 13, 2014
As the dust settles following the conclusion of last year's heated competition over operating licenses for frequency blocks to allow telecom carriers to launch their fourth-generation (4G) mobile broadband networks — in which combined bids totaled an exorbitant NT$118.65 billion — little hints have emerged to show how the sector expects to recover the expense.
Sunday, October 12, 2014
It really wasn't a surprise that another tainted oil scandal erupted just a few weeks after the government had assured the public that the gutter oil scare had been dealt with and oil products were once again safe to eat.
Saturday, October 11, 2014
The Republic of China marks its 103th anniversary today. Parade, pageantry and an uplifting presidential speech will be the order of the day. But even if President Ma Ying-jeou tries to put on a brave face during today's national address, he cannot hide the fact that Taiwan has gone through a difficult year.
Friday, October 10, 2014
On Sunday, Oct. 5, Taiwan's Marriage Equality Revolution Front, made up of more than 120 civic groups led by the Taiwan Alliance to Promote Civil Partnership Rights (TAPCPR), Bear-Class.TW, Gay & Lesbian Awakening Day (GLAD),, 1 Comment
Thursday, October 9, 2014
A clash took place last Friday between Hong Kong student protesters demanding reform of the way its administrator is elected and Beijing supporters at Mong Kok, one of the busiest shopping districts in the former British crown colony., 1 Comment
Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Being a global smartphone maker, HTC is one of Taiwan's flagship companies. However, the company has experienced fluctuating sales in the last couple of years, raising concerns for many locally that it may no longer hold its position as the pride of Taiwan.
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Much passion has welled up to the surface as the protests for general elections without pre-screening by Beijing have come as a tidal wave over the southern Chinese city.
Monday, October 6, 2014
Now that the Incheon Asian Games is coming to an end, Taiwan has welcomed the medals its national squad won following impressive performances by local athletes at the quadrennial international event.
Sunday, October 5, 2014
The embattled leader of the Hong Kong government has promised to hold talks with pro-democracy activists on election reform, defusing tensions and confrontations that could otherwise have led to a bloody crackdown on the weeklong demonstrations.