This week in Taiwan history: The Wild Strawberry Movement

In November, 2008, when Beijing sent Chen Yun-lin, the chairman of China’s Association for Relations across the Taiwan Strait to Taiwan for negotiations, a protest broke out in the nation over t...

NMTH publishes stories on Taiwanese women

The National Museum of Taiwan History (NMTH) published a book depicting the history of local women. The publication titled "Taiwanese Women Stories" comes in two editions which detail the history of w...

Academics see new hope of progress, democratization under DPP rule

With Taiwan’s presidential and legislative elections now over, academics and observers have expressed hope that the new government can further propel economic developments throughout the nation, repor...

Is there a future for the KMT?

What might become the most important election day in Taiwan history is now barely two weeks away. Not only will voters pick a completely new president, but also 113 lawmakers to go with it. One opin...

Changing Hung too little, too late

When a car starts going downhill, the driver and the passenger next to him might start arguing about the best way to escape crashing. The passenger might start pulling at the steering wheel, but if th...

China fires missiles like it’s 1996

The news Thursday that China is planning to hold live-fire military maneuvers in the Taiwan Straits September 11 through 13 must be giving many people in Taiwan an eerie reminder of events 20 years ag...

Government dedicated to healing wounds of 228 Incident: Ma

Taipei, Aug. 4 (CNA) President Ma Ying-jeou (???) said on Tuesday that the government has always been dedicated to healing the wounds of the tragic 228 Incident and pushing to uncover the truth beh...

Education chief wants to talk with student intruders

Taipei, July 28 (CNA) Education Minister Wu Se-hwa would like to have a face-to-face dialogue with the 24 student protesters arrested for intruding into the Ministry of Education buildings last week, ...

Protesters against curriculum guidelines revision intrude into minister office

Taipei, July 24 (CNA) Parts of the around 20 protesters against the revision of high school curriculum guidelines intruded into the office of education minister in Taipei late Thursday night, police s...

33 nabbed for intruding into Education Ministry premise

Parts of the around 20 protesters against the revision of high school curriculum guidelines intruded into the office of education minister in Taipei late Thursday night, police said. Others remaine...

Students protest against “China-centric” curricula

Hundreds of protesters gathered in front of the Taipei office of the K-12 Education Administration under the Ministry of Education on July 6, calling for transparency in the review of curriculum guide...