Two major court cases in Hong Kong over the past week have confirmed that the Chinese special administrative zone and former British colony is no longer the city that many of us knew. And it is changing for the worse.
Another batch of Taiwanese fraud suspects is scheduled to be sent to China.
Following U.S. President Donald Trump's reassurances to Chinese leader Xi Jinping that the U.S. would honor its "one China policy," Taiwan finds itself even more exposed and vulnerable than it was before President Tsai Ing-wen decided to place that ill-fated congratulatory call to Trump in December.
Dr. Stephen M. Young, a former director of the Taipei office of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT), said last Wednesday the United States would station a Marine Guard at the new AIT office compound in Taipei scheduled to open later this year.
One of the best things about life in Taiwan's cities is the convenience. Its urban centers are sleepless. One can buy groceries, food or fresh coffee, withdraw or wire money, send or receive packages,
A primary school girl drew harsh criticism after she shot a video selfie of her abusing a dog went viral on social media last week. She was seen swinging a red poodle in circles and upside down while she spoke into the camera, saying that her father had told her the act didn't count as animal abuse.
Dick Bruna, the Dutch "spiritual father" of Miffy, the white rabbit who enchanted millions of young children around the world for more than half a century, has died at age 89, his publisher announced Friday.
Farmers' and vendors' complaints about the seven-day partial ban on activities in the poultry industry in order to battle the spread of bird flu are understandable.
Fifty-nine people have died in bus-related accidents in Taiwan in just over half a year. Twenty-six were killed when a tour bus carrying Chinese tourists erupted in flames on the way to Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport.
In Taiwan's two worst tragedies in the last three decades, two fatal bus accidents in the past year killed 59 people, drawing international attention and calls for the reform of the public transport and tourism industries.