Wednesday, September 18, 2013
Cheng Cheng was born in a well-to-do family in Shenyang, mainland China. One day when she was in fourth grade, her mother, Mrs. Shen, told her that she was actually an adopted child, adding sternly that she would support her until college but no further., 1 Comment
With their necks craned to see a clear winner — unscathed or limping — emerge from September's political strife, many locals regard the Ma-Wang row as a juicy piece of gossip and some a joke. So far, President Ma Ying-jeou is looking pitiful; his determination to remove Legislative Yuan Speaker Wang Jin-pyng has backfired in the form of the lowest approval rating he has scored in his five years in office and in the history of surveys on political leaders — a meager 9.2 percent.
Tuesday, September 17, 2013
The September strife, a struggle for the political survival of the 14-year veteran parliament speaker Wang Jin-pyng, has surged so wildly and confusedly that no clear losers will likely appear on the horizon in the near future; clear winners, however, have noiselessly emerged.
Monday, September 16, 2013
Legislative Speaker Wang Jin-pyng's battle with the KMT took a new turn on Friday, with his request for an injunction granted by the Taipei District Court. This important victory preserves Wang's ability to exercise his rights as a KMT party member while he engages in a legal suit against the party for whether he committed a lobbying offense.
Sunday, September 15, 2013
You might find it hard to believe it but Taiwan is the second happiest country among members of the East Asian community, just between South Korea in 41st place and Japan in 43rd, according to a recent survey of 156 countries conducted by the U.N. Sustainable Development Solutions Network.
Saturday, September 14, 2013
Taiwan lost a baseball legend last month., 1 Comment
Friday, September 13, 2013
President Ma Ying-jeou is bent on getting rid of Legislative Yuan Speaker Wang Jin-pyng, but the ousted Kuomintang elder is not giving up without a fight.
Thursday, September 12, 2013
Judging from the recent turn of events, the “lobbying scandal” involving Legislative Yuan Speaker Wang Jin-pyng, Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) caucus whip Ker Chien-ming, and former Justice Minister Tseng Yung-fu may very well become the greatest political crisis that the current administration will ever see., 1 Comment
Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Mark Chen, who openly called Singapore a mini-state resembling a piece of snot while he was foreign minister in 2004, has made another gaffe.
Tuesday, September 10, 2013
U.S. President Barack Obama has pressed hard for military intervention on Syria to punish Bashar al-Assad's government for allegedly using chemical weapons. The U.N. report on the alleged chemical attacks has yet to be completed but the U.S. said it is certain the regime forces deployed the weapons.