Tuesday, April 14, 2015
Since TV personality Janet Lee (李蒨蓉) uploaded photos of her posing with an AH-64E Apache helicopter on a military base, a series of allegations has been made against the nation's armed forces, citing its slack discipline and the preferential treatment apparently granted to some senior officers, among others.
Monday, April 13, 2015
Hundreds of millions of people observed Tomb Sweeping Day last week, the biggest reminder of filial piety in a culture that is all about filial piety. The culture of the Chinese-speaking people is one that constantly prides itself on old morals and virtues that have been upheld for the past few millennia.
Saturday, April 11, 2015
The ongoing Apache scandal has become the top news in Taiwanese media over the past week, after first being exposed to the public late last month., 3 Comments
Friday, April 10, 2015
As previously announced, Hsinchu, Taoyuan and parts of New Taipei started to enforce stricter rationing yesterday, meaning that household water supplies are now reduced to five days a week on a rotational basis.
Thursday, April 9, 2015
The Chinese Communists are long-time practitioners of a strategy of one step back, two steps forward. So, Fan Liqing, spokeswoman of the Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council, is believed to have expressed appreciation last week to Mayor Ko Wen-je of Taipei for his comments on relations between Taiwan and China.
Wednesday, April 8, 2015
Even optimists who regard the Kuomintang's (KMT) spectacular defeat in the 2014 local elections as a one-time snub by its disappointed supporters recognize the party's need to change.
Tuesday, April 7, 2015
One year after the student-led Sunflower Movement asked for a cross-strait agreement supervisory bill, all versions of the bill remain unreviewed and stalled in the Legislative Yuan.
Monday, April 6, 2015
he nuclear framework deal struck with Iran this Thursday has been at once lauded for the comprehensiveness of concessions earned by the West, as well as criticized for its lack of addressing ballistic missile capabilities, Iran's sponsorship of destabilizing and terroristic activities, and its rhetoric on the annihilation of Israel.
Sunday, April 5, 2015
Taiwan earlier this week sent in an almost literally last-minute application to join the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) initiative as a founding member.
Saturday, April 4, 2015
Taiwan seems to have been inundated recently with a series of acronyms and digits. First, there was the M503 flight route that China tried to launch unilaterally in January and that threatened to push civilian air traffic dangerously close to the median line of the Taiwan Strait.