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While the rest of Asia has started to consolidate their resources in entertainment and to cooperate in broadcasting their programs with each other, Taiwan has decided to either stick with reruns of old local programs, make new shows that are only appealing to ourselves, or simply pay to view programs made by China, Korea and Japan without being a part of the opportunity ourselves.
 
The Ministry of Labor's latest plan to exempt logistics companies from the regular "one fixed, one flexible" day off scheme has drawn a wave of resistance from the sector.
 
Being promoted to the post of general is seen as the highest honor that can be bestowed upon military personnel. Only the most experienced and decorated senior military officers receive such recognition -- which also acts as recognition of their devotion to the country and the troops.
 
President Tsai Ing-wen's announcement last week of an NT$8 billion light rail "tram-train system" between Keelung and Taipei's Nangang District has had a mixed response.
 
China is the world's first and only continuing civilization, one reason being what Etienne Balazs has called "officialism." Its most conspicuous sign is the uninterrupted continuity of a ruling class of scholar officials steeped in Confucian classics.
 
A couple of months after President Tsai-Ing wen took office, she vowed to improve Taiwan's investment environment to attract more foreign investors. In fact, during her first National Day address, she said that "thanks to our firm resolve and courage to reform, foreign investor confidence in Taiwan has been reignited."
 
Politicians don't often take ownership of their mistakes. It is more common to see them fighting to defend their position, even after it has been shown to be untrue or unjust, than admitting they were wrong.
 
Taiwan is taking important steps toward passing a landmark law that could allow refugees fleeing persecution to be given asylum on the island.
 
A very popular saying in Taiwan used to be: It's the Kuomintang (KMT) that runs the court of law.
 
Hsiang Pei-yu has a passion for Japanese anime and is a graduate from the National Tainan Chia-Chi Girls' Senior High School. She recently enrolled in National Tsing Hua University's Department of Chinese Literature.
 
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