Saturday, October 4, 2014
Less than a week after tens of thousands of protesters occupied some of Hong Kong's busiest streets, the rally for an open election of Hong Kong's leader in 2017 has already earned itself a nickname and given birth to some catchphrases.
Friday, October 3, 2014
Pro-democracy supporters maintained a strong presence in Hong Kong yesterday, the day China's national leaders marked the country's 65th National Day with great fanfare. The celebrations started with a flag-raising ceremony commemorating the founding of the People's Republic of China at Tiananmen Square in Beijing in the early hours of the morning.
Thursday, October 2, 2014
Chinese President Xi Jinping, who doubles as general-secretary of the Communist Party that rules China, floated Deng Xiaoping's “one country, two systems” doctrine in a meeting with Yok Mu-ming, Taiwan's New Party chairman, at the People's Great Hall in Beijing last Friday. Deng offered the doctrine for Hong Kong after its return to Chinese sovereignty in 1997.
Wednesday, October 1, 2014
The Chinese government recently said it will invest 120 billion Chinese yuan to cultivate the semiconductor industry. Its sights have also turned to Taiwan for talent specializing in IC design, reportedly offering a salary that is 10 times what is available Taiwan.
Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Taiwan national basketball team's journey in the Incheon Asian Games ended prematurely Thursday with a failed buzzer-beating three-point attempt made by Shooter Lu Cheng-ju (呂政儒).
Monday, September 29, 2014
In many ways, the year 2008 was a watershed in history.
Sunday, September 28, 2014
Chinese President Xi Jinping may be good at purging the Communist Party of his rivals or the country of corruption, but he seems a very bad salesman when trying to sell Taiwan his grand vision for a unified China., 2 Comments
Saturday, September 27, 2014
British actress Emma Watson recently called on men to help end gender inequality. She was invited to deliver a speech at the United Nations Headquarters in New York as part of her role as U.N.
Friday, September 26, 2014
It's often hard to believe that someone who cares for you could also hurt you. Often a relationship has its ups and downs so it's even more confusing when one changes so drastically., 1 Comment
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Shortly before Chang Yen-wen stabbed his ex-girlfriend 41 times in broad daylight, killing her, he wrote her the following: “I love you, forever without regrets. But if I could choose again, I'd rather we did not meet ... you wouldn't have to endure all the pain and negative emotions from me. My selfishness is to blame; I chose to love and yet asked for more ...”