The abrupt dissolution of TransAsia Airways last week revealed two things about the government.
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W e have seldom seen a major airline shut its doors overnight without warning, leaving its stunned employees facing an uncertain future and its stranded passengers without assistance. But 65-year-old TransAsia Airways has done exactly that.
TransAsia Airways (復興航空) suspended all flights without notice on Tuesday, before an emergency board meeting announcing the company's closure. The announcement came as a shock to the island's airline and tourism industries as well as to the government.
Former President Ma Ying-jeou is angry: He was not addressed as "R.O.C. president" at the World Chinese Economic Summit in Malacca, Malaysia on Thursday.
James Soong, Taiwan's special envoy to the 2016 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) leader's summit, said during a press conference at the end of the summit Monday that he had pulled off a diplomatic "home run" by having engaging in individual interactions with all 21 APEC leaders.
Even for those who worry about the environment, climate change often seems to be a distant concern in terms of both space and time -- a reckoning at least decades away that will touch mainly people living on remote islands.
Uber Asia Pacific General Manager Mike Brown published an open letter to President Tsai Ing-wen last week, calling out her administration for its latest crackdown on the market-disrupting ride-booking giant.
Lawmakers have voted to abolish the Special Investigation Division (SID), the special prosecutorial body whose job has been to clamp down on corruption on the highest levels of the government.