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 ...”
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Around 356 B.C., Wei Yang (衛鞅), an official in the State of Qin (秦), launched a series of reforms based on the Chinese philosophy of Legalism (法家) that highly values the rule of law. To convince the cynical general public, Wei Yang erected a 10-meter-tall wooden pillar at the south gate of the capital city and promised to reward anyone who could carry it to the north gate with 10 taels of gold., 1 Comment
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Scots turned out in droves to vote for or against independence in a referendum last Thursday. The vote prevented the rupture of a 307-year union between Scotland and England.
Monday, September 22, 2014
The Financial Supervisory Commission's revamped regulations governing the dissemination of analyst reports on listed companies may have a profound impact on the relationship between media outlets, the financial sector and the investing public.
Sunday, September 21, 2014
Can any election campaign in Taiwan be free from mud-slinging and muck-raking? The latest development in the Taipei mayoral race has been two somewhat related issues — wealth and corruption. But they are not about how the candidates could create wealth for the citizens or how they could build an efficient administration by eradicating corruption.