As politicians in Beijing gathered for the annual meeting of the Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress, the skies outside darkened, providing grim foreshadowing of events that could alter the fate of Hong Kong forever. Hours later, international news outlets were announcing “the end of Hong Kong.”
The second inauguration ceremony for President Tsai Ing-wen was held today, marking the start of Tsai’s second term as president after her January 2020 election victory.
Drew Pavlou, an undergraduate at the University of Queensland (UQ), and an outspoken anti-CCP political activist, has been threatened with expulsion.
World Health Organization (WHO) Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus stoked controversy with comments accusing the Taiwanese government of launching an organized campaign against him in the course of the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic.
Japan gave Taiwan manga, anime, and KTV. Taiwan is now returning the favor with bubble milk tea.
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Nationalist Party (KMT) chair elections resulted in the election victory of Taichung legislator Johnny Chiang over his opponent, former Taipei Mayor Hau Lung-bin.
A roundup of the most significant news stories from Japan reported in the last half of February 2020.
Efforts to combat the ongoing Covid-19 coronavirus epidemic continue in Taiwan, with the Central Epidemic Command Center announcing yesterday the 26th confirmed case of the epidemic in Taiwan.
The drama of cruise ship Diamond Princess, currently moored at Yokohama and quarantined by Japan’s Health Ministry due to some of the 3,700 passengers and crew testing positive for the coronavirus, is a human rights crisis.