Taiwan's Chinese Professional Baseball League (CPBL, 中華職棒) kicked off its 27th regular season in Taoyuan last Saturday with 19,393 fans in the bleachers, the largest audience to attend a season-opener match in league history.
After a traumatic experience, it is normal to feel sad, frightened, anxious and disconnected. That's maybe what a growing number of people have been experiencing following the continuous string of terrorist attacks that we have seen around the world in recent months and years.
Don't dwell on the negative -- focus on the positive side of humanity instead: This is positive thinking. There is some merit to this way of thinking, but does it apply to every situation?
In the past few decades in which he transformed himself from a scion to New York money, to a property magnate to TV celebrity, and finally to the likely Republican U.S. presidential candidate, Donald Trump has been known to act as if the world revolves around him. Sadly, for now, that seems to be the case.
Beijing announced last Thursday day it had resumed diplomatic relations with the Islamic Republic of The Gambia, a West African nation that had been Taiwan's diplomatic ally for close to two decades., 1 Comment
Whoever becomes the next Kuomintang (KMT) chief will have to deal with the party's huge wealth, which is now more a liability than an asset.
The state-run Taiwan Power Company's (Taipower, 台電) pricing panel this week voted to put its 2015 surplus earnings into a fund to keep electricity prices low., 1 Comment
Do you ever find yourself procrastinating? Of course you do. We all put off actions from time to time instead of acting quickly to accomplish them. If you feel identified by these words though....., 1 Comment
On Saturday, March 12, The China Post carried another in a series of stories indicating a recovery in global oil markets. "Prices might have bottomed out," the International Energy Agency (IEA) announced, with US$40 now the marker around which crude is valued, up from US$28.50 a short two months ago.
When Korean grandmaster Lee Sedol, one of the world's top Go chess players, scored his first win over AlphaGo, a computer program developed by Google, on Sunday, March 13, he described his victory as "invaluable." "I would not trade this for anything in the world," he said.