We urge the Taiwanese government to release Chen Shui-bian immediately based on the record of medical neglect and to set a higher bar for political transitions.
A highly-coordinated first-strike by China could essentially disarm Taiwan, and also knock U.S. bases in the Western Pacific off-line. To address this challenge, thinking within some quarters of the Pentagon has seemingly centered on a new operational concept called Air-Sea Battle.
With the shift in the military balance in Taiwan Straits, some experts fear that a conflict may be more likely precisely because China may perceive a significant advantage.
Yesterday, as American leaker Edward Snowden made his headline-grabbing flight from Hong Kong to Moscow, the blind Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng left New York to spend time in Taiwan.
Taiwan is rotting from within, and it is the responsibility of each and every citizen of Taiwan as well as a globe which watches with backs turned that it is such.
Fortunately, there is one major area where Xi and Obama have already found common ground and can move the relationship forward - countering the nuclear threat from North Korea.
There's no easier way to get a true taste of the local culture than by heading for a stroll around the marketplace. The world over, markets are a place for meeting with friends, checking out the day's offerings, and, of course, stocking up on some of the freshest ingredients available.
The fallout between the Philippines and Taiwan has been considerable, and recent events demonstrate that the United States ignores the disputes over the small islands in the South China and East China Seas at its peril.
The Life of Pi, as a movie, is ultimately more optimistic, I am guessing, than Ang Lee himself. I am guessing that he worries about the future of his Chinese civilization that found a home on Taiwan. The Life of Pi ends in India. The future of Taiwan, Ang Lee's erstwhile home, is not so certain.
The WBC is far from perfect, but it is also a lot of fun for many people and an opportunity to highlight one of baseball's biggest accomplishments in recent years.
Whether steeped in solemnity or sprung from pure silliness, festivals around the world never cease to intrigue, amaze or, at the very least, entertain...
Taiwan's advances to a democratic nation have been impressive. Both KMT and DPP must realize that if Chen dies in prison, there will be ruptures in the body politic. The nation will inter the spirit that has struggled for human rights improvements.
If a picture of a destination is worth a thousand words, then a visit to its local market is worth a million. There is perhaps no other place that en...
The shoes my grandmother refused remind me not to take my freedom for granted -- freedom to roam, freedom to pursue my passions and just as importantly, freedom to make my own mistakes.
All the books about the resiliency of a city's people pale compared to hiking the desolate mountains their ancestors crossed centuries before.
A recent one-month stay in Taiwan convinced me that this country is doing all the right things to cultivate an eco-friendly nation.