Friday, October 16, 2015
When DPP presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen debated with President Ma Ying-jeou five years ago over the risks of entering into closer economic relations with mainland China, she argued that the country needed to use multilateral bodies such as the World Trade Organization to prevent itself from being overwhelmed by the power of larger economies.1 Comment
Thursday, October 15, 2015
A reported 106 deaths nationwide were announced by the Central Epidemic Command Center for Dengue Outbreak yesterday with 90 of the deaths concentrated in Tainan, making the current situation the worst in the past 14 years.4 Comments
Thursday, October 8, 2015
As the founding party of Asia's oldest republic, the Kuomintang (KMT) has remained innovative despite its long history. Yesterday the party pioneered the idea of forcefully removing its own presidential candidate three months prior to Election Day. One needs to think outside the dimension of where the box is in to come up with such a creative self-governing idea.1 Comment
Tuesday, October 6, 2015
The Kuomintang has ceased to function as a viable political party. Again.
Wednesday, September 9, 2015
In the past few weeks, KMT presidential candidate Hung Hsiu-chu has been busy pitching her economic empowerment plan as a fix to the nation's stagnant wages and youth unemployment problems.
Saturday, September 5, 2015
Two days after Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Hung Hsiu-chu (洪秀柱) announced she would take a pause from a lifestyle that was "like a spinning top" on the campaign trail and enjoy some "deep reflection," People First Party (PFP) founder and presidential hopeful James Soong (宋楚瑜) said yesterday that he is also calling off public appearances for the next four to five days to "rethink his campaign strategy."
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Former Vice-President Lien Chan's recent visit to China highlights the challenges of Taiwan's democracy and of maintaining stable cross-strait relations. Since Taiwan remains deeply divided on the past, present and future in relation to its giant neighbor, visits by its former officials can generate angst,.....
Friday, August 28, 2015
EasyCard Corporation stepped on a landmine Wednesday when it was revealed that Japanese adult film actress Yui Hatano would be appearing on its payment cards as a limited edition set.2 Comments
Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Kuomintang (KMT) presidential contender Hung Hsiu-chu (洪秀柱) yesterday rolled out the latest plank of her campaign: a reform plan for taxation on stock sales.
Thursday, August 13, 2015
The devastation of Wulai due to Typhoon Soudelor remains unconcluded as it enters another stage of events. It is undeniable that the central and local governments must be held responsible for the water contamination caused by the typhoon. However,...........