Tensions are mounting in the East China Sea. For the first time, a mainland Chinese warship appeared last Thursday near the Senkaku Islands, over which Japan, Taiwan and mainland China all claim sovereignty.
Will there ever be a solution to Taiwan's holiday traffic nightmare? The new government has apparently failed its first test in failing to tackle the nightmare traffic despite Premier Lin Chuan's assurances that traffic on National Highway No. 1 was progressing "smoothly" on the first day of the long Dragon Boat Festival weekend
President Tsai Ing-wen reiterated on Wednesday that her administration "has never changed and will never change" its goal to phase out nuclear power by 2025.
Taiwan is at a crossroads. As reported by the Finance Ministry this week, exports have slumped for 16 straight months, and this year's GDP growth is expected to hover in the low range of 1 percent.
Former President Chen Shui-bian, who likes to be called "A-Bian," had his day again last Saturday. He appeared at the Bride's Room located in close proximity to a fund-raising dinner in Taipei's luxurious new five-star hotel Denwell (典華旗艦) in a triumphant....
A lawmaker is pushing for amendments to the Genetic Health Act (優生保健法) that would make sex-selective abortions illegal.
Champion and proponent of love transcending borders Muhammad Ali, who passed away over the weekend, wrote he would like to be remembered "As a man who never looked down on those who looked up to him, and who helped as many people as he could.
It may be debatable whether nuclear power is a safe form of energy, but there is no question that nuclear power plants must be managed with extreme caution.
The Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport became an "island" for several hours on Thursday, June 2, as heavy rain and thunderstorms caused blackouts and flooded the underpass connecting the airport to the freeway. Lightning also took down the airport's aircraft radio navigation system.
The countdown begins for nations in the grip of football fever across Europe. From June 10 to July 10, France is hosting the UEFA European soccer championship, commonly referred to as Euro 2016 this year, for the third time.