Despite repeatedly attacking Chinese trade policies on his campaign trail, U.S. President Donald Trump has now apparently undergone a miraculous transformation in his attitude toward Beijing, following a meeting with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping last month.
The Tsai Ing-wen administration has been in full damage control mode after the president said in an interview with Reuters that she did not rule out the possibility of having another conversation with U.S. President Donald Trump -- only a day before Trump rejected the idea in a separate Reuters interview.
Hon Hai Chairman Terry Gou was seen exiting the White House on Thursday after a reported meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump.
President Tsai Ing-wen is passionately determined to have Taiwan build conventional submarines at home. She visited the Zuoying Naval Base on March 21 to oversee the signing of a memorandum that formally launched the nation's domestic submarine-building effort.
Sometimes even handing out money can be a tough job. The ruling Democratic Progressive Party, despite having a comfortable advantage in the Legislative Yuan, took back its draft bill for the Special Act for Forward-looking Infrastructure Development Plan for review after it passed the first reading on Wednesday in a chaotic scene.
Media workers and undertakers will remain covered by standard labor protections for the meantime, while those who make the tests for university and civil service exams will soon be classified as exempt, the Ministry of Labor decided Wednesday.
The Judicial Reform National Conference organized by the Presidential Office made suggestions on Monday to drastically cut the number of Supreme Court and Supreme Administrative Court judges from 94 to 21, as well as to give the president the final say over judicial appointments.
It seems that every generation has a tendency to focus on its own struggles while downplaying the plight of other generations.
This past Saturday marked Earth Day, the annual worldwide day where more than one billion people across the world celebrate by showing support for environmental protection. But in 2017, things are complicated.
The government's recent introduction of a bill that would relax restrictions for foreign workers and foreigners seeking jobs in Taiwan is welcome. The nation has a graying population and a need to increase its exposure to the global community. Opening our doors to people passionate about building a life or a career in Taiwan helps the nation in both fronts.