For a country that sees baseball as its national pastime, Taiwanese fans are always happy to learn of a native player being promoted to Major League Baseball (MLB) as it shows that local talent is recognized by the world's top-tier league.
If you believe that marriage is a red carpet that you can hurry down, you might have to reconsider your plans or be ready to weep bitterly. This is already the case for the more than 146 couples a day who are getting divorced in Taiwan -- and the economic recovery could push this rate even higher.
The Dalai Lama, when asked about the tragedy of the Orlando shootings -- the worst in casualty count in U.S. history -- said that while it may be true that individual Muslims are extremists, it would be wrong to condemn the entire religion as a whole.
The Presidential Office announced on Sunday, June 12 that it rejected the application by former president Ma Ying-jeou to travel to Hong Kong to deliver a keynote speech on June 15 at the invitation of the Society of Publishers in Asia.
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.