Monthly Archives: January 2016

Transit Premier for Taiwan

Shortly following the January 16 presidential and legislative elections, Taiwanese Premier Mao, Chi-kuo, led the Cabinet to resign en masse. President Ma, Ying-jeou,  has appointed the original Vice Premier  Chang, San-cheng, to take up the premiership beginning February 1 to work on a smooth transition to the new leadership inaugurated in coming May.

The following is the bio-sketch of Mr. Chang. Continue reading

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Let’s welcome the Monkey Year

Cheming Yang

The Monkey is the ninth of the 12-year cycle of animals which appear in the Chinese zodiac related to the Chinese calendar. The monkey is a clever animal. It is usually compared to a smart person. The most well-known monkey in Chinese literature definitely appeared in The Journey to the West, in which Sun Wukong travels to the West with his master in search of Buddhist scriptures. Continue reading

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