A Taiwanese rights group opens a comfort women museum in Taipei

Dec 10, 2016

A Taiwanese rights group opens a comfort women museum in Taipei

A Taipei-based women’s rights group Saturday opened the island’s first museum dedicated to Taiwanese “comfort women” forced to work in Japan’s wartime military brothels. At a ceremony held to coincide with the international Human Rights Day, Culture Minister Cheng Li-chun said the opening of ...

Nov 28, 2016

Sea Paradise operator to run new aquarium planned in Taiwan

Yokohama Hakkeijima Inc., a member of Japan’s Seibu Group, announced Monday that it will operate an aquarium to be built in northern Taiwan. Construction will begin next year and the facility is expected to open in 2020, President Nobuyuki Furukawa told reporters after signing ...

Singapore armored vehicles seized by Hong Kong customs

Nov 24, 2016

Singapore armored vehicles seized by Hong Kong customs

Armored vehicles and equipment belonging to the Singapore military were seized by Hong Kong customs at a major port in the city after arriving from Taiwan, Singapore’s defense ministry said Thursday. Without mentioning Taiwan, the Ministry of Defense said in a statement that a ...