Wednesday, January 6, 2016
In the only vice presidential debate, Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) vice presidential candidate Chen Chien-jen listed three figures on infrastructure savings that he claimed were achieved during the Chen Shui-bian administration., 1 Comment
Tuesday, January 5, 2016
Last week, Taiwan's three presidential candidates outlined their plans for the nation in two debates and two policy presentations (one remains scheduled for Jan. 8).
Sunday, January 3, 2016
The vandals (or activists, depending on how you see them) who defaced two zodiac animal sculptures at the National Palace Museum Southern Branch in Chiayi might have gone a step too far, but their action has provoked thoughts about art itself and its relations to politics., 1 Comment
Saturday, January 2, 2016
Professional baseball has been developing in Taiwan for nearly 30 years ever since the Chinese Professional Baseball League (CPBL, 中華職棒) kicked off its first season in 1990.
Friday, January 1, 2016
In its ruling on Monday, the Taipei District Court announced that two former Taipei City Government officials had been convicted of document forgery and influence peddling in the high-profile MeHAS City (美河市) corruption case.
Thursday, December 31, 2015
On Monday, the Japanese government and the Republic of Korea government reached a settlement on the historic issue of compensation for sex slaves victimized during World War II.
Wednesday, December 30, 2015
Many in Taiwan would mark 2015 for the historic events that took place in the soon-to-be-past year: the landmark meeting between President Ma Ying-jeou and his mainland Chinese counterpart, the ups and downs in the first year of Taipei's first mayor of independent political affiliation, the crash of TransAsia Airways GE235 in Taipei's Keelung River, the prison break and hostage crisis in Kaohsiung and the anti-high school curriculum adjustment guideline protests.
Tuesday, December 29, 2015
A fashion show is an event put on by a fashion designer to showcase his or her upcoming line of clothing during Fashion Week. Models walk the catwalk dressed in the shining new clothing to impress the audience.
Sunday, December 27, 2015
It looks pretty easy for criminals to flee Taiwan. The embarrassment for the law enforcement authorities over the escape of a corrupt prosecutor was barely over when news broke Friday that a tycoon convicted of insider trading had also fled the country.
Saturday, December 26, 2015
With less than a month to go before the presidential and legislative elections, the three presidential candidates will eventually hold two televised debates on Dec. 27 and Jan. 2., 1 Comment