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Analysis | Should airlines ground all A330s pending investigation?

TAIPEI (The China Post) — An Airbus A330-300 aircraft carrying 80 passengers was involved in a serious incident on June 14: three primary flight...
Earlier this year, the Ministry of the Interior reported 181,000 births — the lowest number since 2010. The current group with the highest birth rate is women ages 30-34. (NOWnews)

2020 Presidential Election | Taiwan ranks top for lowest birth rate

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) — As of 2019, Taiwan has the lowest birth rate out of 200 countries at a startling rate of 1,218...
Taiwan’s current legal scene is somewhat incongruous. Almost a month after same-sex marriages became legal, a couple in Pingtung County have announced their decision to divorce. This may come as a shock to authorities had they not anticipated a complication to the law that passed on May 24. (NOWnews)

Analysis | Taiwan didn’t predict same-sex divorces

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) — Taiwan’s current legal scene is somewhat incongruous. Almost a month after same-sex marriages became legal, a couple in Pingtung...

Opinion | An open letter to President Tsai Ing-wen

Dear President Tsai Ing-wen, Thank you for taking care of us. It seems to me that you’ve presided over a non-political, cohesive and effective health...

Taiwan’s sex ed curriculum is lacking. Here’s why

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Two dozen elementary students wiggle in their seats. They are captivated by their teacher who is, to their surprise,...

Analysis | Taiwan needs to stop relying on wishy-washy America

TAIPEI (The China Post/ANN) — Five countries have broken relations with the Republic of China (ROC) since the previous presidential election in 2016, leaving...

Opinion | A tribute to the Boeing 747, the ‘Queen of Taiwan Sky’

The Boeing 747 was a plane I loved to fly when I was little. Before I became a “full time” aviation enthusiast and could...

Analysis | What can we expect from a winter COVID-19 second wave in Taiwan?

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Students across the world are experiencing a range of situations as their schools tackle the pandemic. U.S. Universities are attempting...

Analysis | Looking inward: Racism in Taiwan

TAIPEI (The China Post) — Taiwan paints a mirage of a tranquil and tolerant society but looks a little harder and the deeply rooted...

Opinion | Panic doesn’t help in dealing with COVID-19 infections

Times are uncertain and it seems no one really knows what to do, who to trust or how to react these days. People can...