‘Doomsday’: China doubles down on Taiwan

It’s a flare-up that doesn’t seem to be going away and now Beijing has set out its plan to “unify” with this country, but there is strong resistance. This is Taiwan’s “last madness” before “doomsday” threatens China’s Communist Party. “The hope of a peaceful solution to the Taiwan question is declining sharply,” China’s state-controlled Global … Read more

Anguish and anger after Taiwan building blaze kills 46

Taiwanese residents voiced anguish and outrage on Friday after 46 people perished in an inferno that tore through a dilapidated housing block, as investigators searched for what sparked the island’s deadliest fire in decades. The blaze is the latest tragedy to highlight concerns over lax safety standards in Taiwan and has exposed the poor living … Read more