It is no surprise the Legislature is being hijacked by protest tactics that the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) invented and the opposition camp has copied.
Innovation. A word effused with hope, creativity and the promise of "new." With such positive attributes, it is hard to see why it became the object of disagreement between industry leaders and the government at a breakfast meeting to discuss national economic policy.
With the King of the Mountain Challenge (KOM), the nation's biggest and most famous professional cycling race, right around the corner, this year's Taiwan Cycling Festival is again poised to attract cycling enthusiasts from around world.
An abnormally warm autumn has brought tears to people in Taiwan, choked by smog produced by fully fired-up power plants.
Long-standing conflict between Taiwan's only professional baseball league -- the Chinese Professional Baseball League (CPBL, 中華職棒) -- and the Chinese Taipei Baseball Association (CTBA) over leadership roles and authority has flared up again ahead of the 2017 World Baseball Classic (WBC).
Taiwan has just revised its labor law to better protect the rights of migrant workers. For a government that has placed human rights high on the agenda, the amending of the labor law in such a direction seems a natural step.
With the seeming wave of a magic wand, media attention this week has shifted away from the Tsai administration's low approval ratings toward the opposition KMT: a house rife with division, teetering on the brink of disrepair.
Taiwan recently celebrated World Sight Day, but the event unfortunately failed to draw the media's attention.
To differentiate herself from President Ma Ying-jeou, President Tsai Ing-wen is trying to pursue her "four-noes" policy vis-a-vis the People's Republic of China.1 Comment
Given recent protests in Changhua County and strong resistance from parents in Yunlin County whose children were ordered to leave a school campus over cancer fears, it is clear that the country is undergoing a transformation that requires government action.2 Comments