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  1. 'It seems everyone is wrong except him'

    Posted Jun 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... newspapers in Taiwan also gave Mr Chen the thumbs down. 'Great President Chen, we were all wrong to blame you,' the Taipei-based China Times daily said in an editorial headline mocking Mr Chen. It said his marathon speech contained only denials and eloquent speech, but no self reflection. The United Daily News said Mr Chen's address to the public was a 'political ...

  2. Mixed legacy

    Posted Oct 30th 2003, 12:00am by Tim Culpan

    ... Tim Culpan The passing of Soong Mei-ling is something that cannot go unmentioned this past week in Taiwan. Known to most as Madame Chiang Kai-shek, one local joked that it would have been more appropriate for the generalissimo himself to be known as Mr So ...

  3. Family, friends and politicians mourn late tycoon as his body arrives in Taipei

    Posted Oct 18th 2008, 12:00am by Minnie Chan

    ... Minnie Chan The body of tycoon Wang Yung-ching was flown to Taiwan from the US yesterday, as family members, friends and politicians mourned the island's 'god of management'. Wang's third wife, Lee Bao-chu, accompanied the body on the ...

  4. Documentary maker signals scholarly intent

    Posted Jan 23rd 2011, 12:00am by Priscilla Jiao

    ... are controversial, they are valuable. Who impressed you the most? Professor Cai Dingjian [director of the Institute for Study on Constitutionalism at the China University of Political Science and Law, who ...

  5. Pop art

    Posted Dec 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Andrew K. Collier The other day, I invited several workmen into my home in Beijing to hang pictures. They included prints from the US and a number of posters from China's Cultural ... admonish us for what they assumed was a sign of approval for Mao. The reaction in China has been more mixed. Elderly people feel it is inappropriate. The older man who came to hang curtains called ...

  6. Who said it?

    Posted Jul 09th 2011, 12:00am

    ... China is committed to being a good neighbour, a good friend and a good partner with the Philippines Vice-President Xi Jinping, to visiting Philippine Foreign Secretary Albert del Rosario My younger daughter and I can stand here today because of Summer's power, courage and selfless spirit Tse Cho-suen, father of Ma Tau Wai fire victim Summer Tse Yan-yee, at her memorial ...

  7. In Brief

    Posted May 07th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Ex-CPPCC delegates honoured Twenty-four Hong Kong delegates to the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference who stepped down in March have been honoured for their contribution at a ceremony in the city. CPPCC deputy secretary general Yang Chonghui thanked them and presented them with certificates and medals. Mr Yang was quoted by Xinhua as saying he hoped ...

  8. Chen's ailing wife to face court today

    Posted Dec 15th 2006, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... of his political woes. 'Rather, it is for the sake of presidents in the future,' he said, adding it actually would create political strife if a president abandoned constitutional ...

  9. No interviews for visiting Super Girl

    Posted Feb 18th 2006, 12:00am by Lawrence Chung

    ... Lawrence Chung in Taipei The mainland's Super Girl Li Yuchun has been gagged by the authorities in Taiwan, where she arrived this week to take part in a pop concert. Although the singer appeared to be willing to answer journalists' questions aft ...

  10. Fake milk, fake eggs... now the mainland even has fake sex scandals

    Posted Mar 20th 2010, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... to get to the next juicy one they can uncover, or make up. They have basically milked dry the fall of Shoushou, the nickname of Zhai Ling, dubbed China's No1 car-show model whose explicit ...




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