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2015/09/14 | Kenzo
Will Ma Push for Taiwan's Return to the UN?
This is the last year for Ma to deal with the proposal to enter the UN during his term of office. But according to sources from the Ministry of National Defense, Ma’s government will do nothing but maintain the same policy of the past seven years, and the proposal regarding returning to the UN will not be promoted.
2015/09/14 | Kenzo
Chinese Local Travel Agency Bans Taiwanese Tour Bus from Playing Anti-Communism Video
According to understanding, the letter was addressed with a harsh manner, saying the documentary has produced terribly negative impact and was severely criticized by the related authorities of Hebei. In the letter, they even stress the policy regarding banning any documentary that damages national image on Taiwanese tour buses and claim to strictly review any documentary and propaganda clips to be played on the tour buses, as well as the words of each local tour guide.
2015/09/14 | Alvin
Thai University Resolves to Educate Selfie-addicted Chinese Tourists
Chiang Mai University says, they not only just collect the entrance fee from visitors but also take the chance to introduce Thai cultures to them, such as posting Chinese slogans in the cafeteria asking them to clean up the tables after eating or requesting them to take off shoes when entering the temples.
2015/09/14 | Yang
Taipei Mayor Ko Says A Definite Party Alternation in 2016
Ma's government ran the office inappropriately, which resulted in failure of democracy and accumulation of people’s complaints. This led to the outbreak of the Sunflower Movement. The difference between former president Lee Teng-hui and Ma is the latter was unable to guide the power of the people and resolve the issue.
2015/09/12 | Zou Chi
French Priest Awarded Taiwan Presidential Culture Award But Only Wishes To Build New Nursing Home
French priest Yves Moal is currently working hard to raise funds for building a nursing home for elderly physically challenged people. The home needs a total of NT$ 80 million in funds, but has only raised NT$ 20 million so far.
2015/09/11 | Yang
Taiwanese Sports Dilemma: Abolish Dodge Ball for Football?
Playing dodge ball during elementary school PE class is a collective memory of Taiwanese people, but some children become human targets during the dodge ball games and has provoked heated discussions on the Internet regarding if dodge ball is a sport of fear and whether or not it’s legal bullying.
2015/09/10 | Kayue
Sleep Experts Say Later Starting Time Of School Benefits Students
All of the studies regarding starting school later show improvement on the sleeping conditions, health and academic performance of students. In contrast, so far no evidence suggests going to school earlier will do any good to the health of children or their grades.
2015/09/10 | 阿Ken
National Pension Reformation Policy of The Three Taiwanese Presidential Candidates
The alliance will respectively ask each political party and all presidential candidates to declare their stands on the issue, and will request the next president to invite opposite parties and unions of soldiers, civic servants, teachers, laborers, peasants and other related groups gathering on the platform to seek a solution regarding the national pension issue.
2015/09/10 | Zou Chi
2,279 People Join Crowd-funding To Save Prostitution Movement Sanctuary
People have to make Wenmeng Building public and let the historic site continue to tell stories of prostitution. This is how people can face the discrediting of criminalization imposed on the sex industry by the society and eliminate the doubts and fears.
2015/09/10 | Zou Chi
Taiwanese AIDS Patients To Be Eligible for Organ Transplant by 2016
AIDS patients were not put into consideration in the past because of the limited number of organs. Now they are eligible for transplants and if everything is prepared, the policy will be implemented by the end of this year.
2015/09/09 | Zou Chi
Netflix Launching in Taiwan in 2016
Netflix emphasizes that most of the content will be subtitled in Chinese. After the launch of the online service, users can subscribe to HD, or even 4K Ultra HD programs, which can be watched instantaneously on almost any device with Internet access.
2015/09/09 | 阿Ken
Retired Policeman Says Taiwan Authorities Tortured Murder Suspect into Confessing
This policeman talked to Qiu before, asking him why he confessed to the crime. Qiu said it was because the police tortured him, so he had to plead guilty first and then the court would grant him justice in the trial afterwards. However, the court never allowed him to reverse his confession.
2015/09/08 | Alvin
Google Play Store Returning to China Raises Questions
Almost every Android phone and tablet needs to install Google Play, but Chinese authorities have banned it because it is involved in ideological problems and can only be launched on online shops that have passed strict scrutiny.
2015/09/08 | Zou Chi
First Taiwanese-designed Chinese Font Crowd-funding Project Reaches US$ 460,000
Traditional Chinese has always been the pride of the Taiwanese culture and a variety of Chinese fonts can be found everywhere in our daily lives. However, it's not commonly known that in the past decade there were less than five sets of fonts that were produced in Taiwan, which left us far behind the booming productions of the fonts in China, Hong Kong and Japan.
2015/09/08 | Yang
DPP Presidential Candidate Tsai Ing-wen Emphasizes Domestic Demand and Sports Budget
Tsai stresses that sport is an important national strategy and one of the most fundamental cores of education. It also holds high value, trains professionals and provides job opportunities.
2015/09/07 | Yang
Taiwanese Professor Gives College Freshmen Ten Pieces of Advice
The first seven weeks after school starts is the most dangerous time in the four years to come...
2015/09/07 | 阿Ken
Investigation Report of Textbook Controversy Says Reporters Were Arrested According to Law
The three reporters that were arrested held a press conference in front of Taipei City Hall this morning and say the investigation report fails to clarify key points of their arrest. They also say reflection and advice of the city government are too empty and merely play around with words.