Media reports in Taiwan often read like cheap novels, with predictable plots and cardboard stock characters.
Recent polls have shown that the least popular Cabinet minister is Gen. Feng Shih-kuan.
On Tuesday, Economic Daily News came out with a welcome front-page story titled "Central Bank Loosens Grip: Taiwan Dollar enters a period of fall with volume." The article involved the Perng Fai-nan's (彭淮南) longstanding stewardship of Taiwan's central bank.
Back in 1991, the Interior Ministry's Urban Development Committee approved a plan to transform Shezidao -- a flood-prone sandbar at the confluence of the Keelung and Tamsui rivers in suburban Taipei -- into a Disney-like recreational park.
The effort of The China Post to identify reversals on political promises and policies has always been intended as an exercise in democratic and civic governance.
On her monthly trip to Taipei to visit her father, a 58-year-old woman, surnamed Chang, who is partially paralyzed on the right side of her body, is often criticized by metro riders for standing on the left side of the escalator. As a result, she dreads riding escalators in Taipei, she was quoted as saying by a local newspaper on Wednesday, Aug. 24.
Japan's Emperor Akihito announced on Aug. 8, a week shy of the 71st anniversary of Japan's surrender at the end of the second World War, that he wishes to abdicate. What do his loyal subjects think? Most support his imperial majesty's desire to step down.
The 2016 Summer Olympics ended on Sunday in Rio de Janeiro after two weeks of drama, inspirational stories and shows of seemingly superhuman athletic feats.
For the past two weeks, Olympians have imprinted on the world -- as we have the fortune of witnessing every four summers and winters -- the excellence of their physical craft, the spirit of teamwork and the divide between defeat and victory....
Torturing a cat to death is wrong, but is it also wrong or even worse for animal rights activists to mob, attack and injure the cat-killer?