Asia Pacific Mar 1, 2016

New Taiwan president's dilemma: whether to host the Dalai Lama

Taiwan President-elect Tsai Ing-wen's diplomatic honeymoon with China could be short-lived if she allows the Dalai Lama to visit the self-ruled democratic island that Beijing claims as its own, two senior political sources said. China regards Tibet's exiled spiritual leader as a separatist, and Ma ...

National / Politics Aug 14, 2015

Taiwan urges Japan to learn lesson from wartime aggression

Taiwan on Friday called on the Japanese government to keep examining its wartime aggression and learn a lesson from history on the eve of the 70th anniversary of Japan's surrender in World War II. Presidential Office Spokesman Charles Chen said President Ma Ying-jeou expressed hope ...