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Editorial Roundup: United States

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: May 23 The Washington Post say paused Disinformation Governance Board was doomed from its inception...

Former National Assembly member talks de-Sinicization and Taiwan for May Fourth Movement anniversary

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Former National Assembly member Huang Peng-hsiao (黃澎孝) released a statement on Facebook to commemorate the 103rd anniversary of the May Fourth Movement (五四運動), linking its...

Today in History

Today in History Today is Monday, Jan. 3, the third day of 2022. There are 362 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Jan. 3, ...

European-style 'randoseru' backpack is de rigueur in Japanese schools

The start of the academic year in Japan's junior schools involves a host of new experiences for first-grade pupils. They need to get used to a piece of equipment that will be with them for every s...

Yoshihide Suga or Suga Yoshihide? Japan pushes media to fall in line on name order

Japan adopted the Western style of writing a person's given name followed by their family name whenever they wrote in Roman letters about 100 years ago, when the Emperor Meiji encouraged the intro...

Taipei mayor calls presidential debate ‘miserable’

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) lamented over the presidential debate held on Sunday (Dec. 29), describing it as “miserable” and full of trash talk and finger-poi...

Taiwan needs Meiji Restoration, not Boxer Rebellion: Taipei mayor

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Responding to criticism from the New Power Party (NPP), Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) on Sunday (Sept. 22) said that Taiwan needs a "Meiji Restoration, not a Boxer Reb...

Taiwan's own Meiji Restoration: A Chance for Peaceful Resolutions to Potential Crises

This editorial is an examination of threats to Taiwan based on American anthropologist Jared Diamond's new book "Upheaval," which examines how nations cope with crises, internal and exte...