Today in History

...Barack Obama said Kerry had long made "tough choices when easier ones were available."Five years ago: The presidents of Taiwan and China exchanged direct messages for the first time since the two sides split 60 years earlier. A sailboat with an estimated...
Review: 'Lucy' won't stretch your brain capacity

...Thank goodness that primitive woman has now evolved - into a bleached blonde, airheaded student of some sort, living in Taiwan. That's where we meet Johansson's Lucy, who at least seems more mature than her jerk of a boyfriend, who forces her to...
Slack Tide: Juneau is ...

...Yukon Territories; Vladivostok, Russia and Chiayi Township, Taiwan. And you know what they say: what happens in Chiayi Township, Tawain, stays in Chiayi, Township, Taiwan. ...skiing in rain in ski gear...
Sports On TV

...m., ESPN2 - World Cup, United States vs. Mexico, at Irvine, Calif.4 p.m., ESPN2 - World Cup, United States vs. Taiwan, at Irvine, Calif.Sunday, July 13AUTO RACING9 a.m., TNT - NASCAR, Sprint Cup, Camping World RV Sales 301, at Loudon...
Today in sports history

...Irwin beats Forrest Fezler by two strokes to win the U.S. Open.1985 - Andy North wins the U.S. Open by one stroke over Taiwan's Tze-chung Chen.1993 - Michael Jordan scores 55 points to lead the Chicago Bulls to a 111-105 victory and a 3-1 lead...
Breathing easier on Taiwan: Elected president has improved China ties

...Ying-jeou, the incumbent president of Taiwan, has now won his hard-fought battle...Democratic or Republican. China and Taiwan split amid civil war in 1949. The United...its formal treaty commitment to protect Taiwan from a Chinese attack in 1979, but it...
Outside editorial: Democracy triumphs in Taiwan

...City Star:The presidential election in Taiwan earlier this month handed a second term...debate on the Web and some traveled to Taiwan to see the campaign for themselves.What...Times, "On the far side of the sea, Taiwan erected a mirror. And on this side of...
Today in Sports History

...Dominating the world's No. 1 player with astounding ease, Nadal wins in three sets, 6-1, 6-3, 6-0.2008 - Yani Tseng of Taiwan becomes the first rookie in 10 years to win a major, beating Maria Hjorth on the fourth hole of a playoff with a 5-foot birdie...
China-Taiwan relations hold key to stability in East Asia

...president. More specifically, the China-Taiwan relationship deserves special priority...prosperity in East Asia. The people of Taiwan - including those lining up in large numbers...Fisherman's Wharf in this port near the Taiwan Strait - understand those realities better...
Murkowski tries to drum up business with Taiwan

...brief visit to Alaska, the president of Taiwan discussed with Gov. Frank Murkowski ways...salmon jerky to convenience stores in Taiwan. Taiwanese President Chen Shui-bian...Alaska came about after Murkowski visited Taiwan and told the president he'd like him...


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