Friday, December 25, 2015
Acer Inc. (宏碁) founder Stan Shih (施振榮), Delta Electronics Inc. (台達電) Chairman Bruce Cheng (鄭崇華), Pegatron Corp. (和碩) Chairman Tung Tsu-hsien (童子賢) and Cathay Financial Holding Corp. (國泰金控) Chairman Tsai Hong-tu (蔡宏圖) appeared together on Monday in a display of solidarity with a venture capitalist convicted of insider trading.
Thursday, December 24, 2015
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je recently marked his first year in office by posting a video of reflection and self-criticism on YouTube., 3 Comments
Wednesday, December 23, 2015
Finally, all three political parties fielding candidates for next month's presidential election have agreed on the schedule for their television debates.
Tuesday, December 22, 2015
Earlier this month, Taiwan was named the most "open" government for this year in the Global Open Data Index by the UK-based Open Knowledge Foundation.
Sunday, December 20, 2015
Alibaba Group Executive Chairman Jack Ma is such a smart guy that he must have been aware of the political pressure awaiting him from Beijing when his e-commerce firm struck a deal to acquire the prestigious Hong Kong-based English-language South China Morning Post (SCMP) newspaper.
Saturday, December 19, 2015
The Premier12 international baseball tournament co-hosted by Japan and Taiwan that featured the top 12 national baseball powerhouses in the world was widely considered a success as it ended on a high note on Nov. 21 when Korea topped Team USA to become the inaugural champions with an astonishing 8-0 victory at Tokyo Dome.
Friday, December 18, 2015
History will remember last Saturday's climate agreement in Paris adopted by countries from around the globe on the last day of session 21 of the Conference of the Parties (COP21) to the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) that for the first time asks all countries to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions.
Thursday, December 17, 2015
President Chen Shui-bian visited Taiping Island on Feb. 2, 2008. It was just a little more than a month before the presidential election where his Premier Frank Hsieh was pitted against then-Taipei Mayor Ma Ying-jeou.
Wednesday, December 16, 2015
Donald Trump is still the leading candidate for the Republican nomination in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. The latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll put his rating among Republican supporters at 27 percent, a 5-percent lead over second-place runner Ted Cruz. A new CBS News/New York Times poll puts Trump's number at 35 percent, with a clear 12-percent lead over Cruz., 1 Comment
Tuesday, December 15, 2015
The news that COP21 concluded with the fall of Chairman Laurent Fabius' gavel brought an emotional climax to the many years of stress resulting from acrimony and apprehension in negotiations.