World Opinion

Opinion pieces from around the world

Ma Ying-jeou’s very good decision

The China Post news staff President Ma Ying-jeou made a very good decision the other day. He decided not to take part in...

What’s the hurry for a state visit?

The China Post news staff President Ma Ying-jeou is all set to start his first state visit tomorrow. He will attend the inaugural...

Protections for dispatched workers require balance

The China Post news staff The labor authorities are seeking to introduce stricter laws next year, regulating the job market by curbing the use of...

Questions remain about police response to Las Vegas massacre

A revised chronology given by investigators for the Las Vegas massacre is intensifying pressure for police to explain how quickly they responded to what...

Is the ‘university bubble’ near to bursting?

The China Post news staff The Ministry of Education warned on Wednesday that the number of college students is expected to drop by 40 percent...

President Ma must rely on swing votes, not Hu, to win

The China Post news staff Tsai Ing-wen's Democratic Progressive Party claims her opponent Ma Ying-jeou has China standing behind him as a kingmaker, and has...

Asian Editors Circle | Fragile wings, cloudy skies

To the uninitiated observer, the recent announcement of India’s civil aviation regulator that domestic airlines had registered growth of 2.62 percent in the first...

Time to increase copyright protection

TAIPEI, Taiwan, The China Post Editorial The Legislative Yuan on Monday passed a revised version of the Copyright Act that’s aimed at providing more legal...

The difference between an island, a reef and a rock

The China Post news staff Some groups in Taipei have had some odd views recently. They criticized the government for being afraid of speaking out...
The Emperor, dressed in a morning suit, walked with the Empress to a column bearing an inscription meaning, “The spirits of the war dead of the whole nation.” (The Japan News/ANN)

Analysis | Japanese Emperor shows determination to pass down memories of...

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) — The Emperor showed his determination to pass down the memories of World War II, occasionally using his own words...