Wu Jianmin (吳建民), a stalwart Chinese diplomat, passed away on June 18. In the month since his passing, Taiwan -- and the world -- have been faced with momentous changes in power diplomacy, especially with regards to the South China Sea.
Politicians are often accused of "changing brains after changing posts," or changing their tune after transitioning from candidate to elected official. It is not every day, however, that the same line would be uttered by a politician as by those who describe him.
Last Monday, President Tsai Ing-wen gave the Washington Post her first interview after her inauguration. Lally Weymouth, senior associate editor of the Washington Post and daughter of its former publisher Katharine Mayer Graham,...
The review of "one flexible day off" at the Legislative Yuan on Thursday was put on hold due to objections from opposition parties and labor unions.
Twenty-four Chinese people were killed in a tour bus blaze on their way out of Taiwan after a round-island trip on July 19.
The Republican Party formally nominated Donald Trump Tuesday as its candidate for the upcoming U.S. presidential election in November, ending a never-ending primary campaign filled with personal attacks and derogatory remarks that saw the billionaire tycoon defeat 16 White House hopefuls.
The Legislative Yuan, Taiwan's unicameral parliament, issued a statement last Friday, rejecting a ruling by the U.N.
After the Permanent Court of Arbitration in The Hague ruled against China's sovereignty claim in the South China Sea, a person posted a photo of a smashed iPhone on China's microblogging website Weibo with the words, "Remember how passionate young people smashed Japanese cars, Japanese shops and Japanese cameras during the dispute over the Diaoyutais.
The recent horrific attack in Nice, France that killed at least 84 people last Thursday night is fresh on our minds, and international media and French President Francois Hollande have referred to it as a terrorist attack.
One of the toughest tasks facing President Tsai Ing-wen is how she can fulfill her promise of reforming the pension system.