The dispute between laid-off toll workers, the government and Far Eastern Electronic Toll Collection Co. (FETC), reached a milestone Wednesday when an agreement was reached over financial compensation.
One hundred days into her tenure, Tsai Ing-wen has seen her approval rating fall below 50 percent. According to a poll released by Taiwan Indicators Survey Research (台灣指標民調), Tsai's rating has fallen to 45.5 percent, while 49.2 percent of respondents said that they trusted her, a drop from 57 percent when she took office in May
Rideshare service provider Uber has been under the spotlight recently. To protest Uber's operations in Taiwan, more than 100 cabs "spontaneously" passed the Executive Yuan and slowed down traffic last Friday., 2 Comments
As President Tsai Ing-wen apologized on behalf of her government to Taiwan's indigenous peoples in Taipei for historical injustices on Aug. 1, a young, politically savvy temple priest in Tainan is making Koxinga emulate her for getting aboriginals massacred in 1662.
Taiwan may have one of Asia's toughest drunk-driving laws, but it apparently isn't enough to deter people from getting behind the wheel after drinking., 1 Comment
In 1992, "it's the economy, stupid," became a successful campaign slogan that helped Bill Clinton win the presidency of the United States.
CNN came out with an article reflecting an issue that has once again surfaced on the top of everyone's minds this year: the name "Chinese Taipei" that Taiwan utilizes in the Olympics is the one that it is mostly forced to use for representation in international organizations.
Joseph Stalin learned from his top spy in Japan, Richard Sorge, in April 1941 that Japan would not attack the Soviet Union unless Adolf Hitler's Nazi German army conquered Moscow. It was at the very time Japanese Foreign Minister Yosuke Matsuoka was in Moscow to conclude the Soviet-Japanese Neutrality Pact, which Stalin all but decided to reject., 1 Comment
The Summer Olympic Games is a particular event.
A recent cleaver attack on a police officer has sparked much debate. Last week, a man attacked a cop who wrote him a ticket for a parking violation, landing the officer just steps from death's door.