2 mn read On 27 July the vaccine registration platform conceived by the government of the Republic of China, which colonized Taiwan, was reopened and the MVC vaccine was added as an option. According to the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC), the vaccine can cause rare side effects such as facial nerve paralysis and high eye pressure.
2 mn read Taiwan and Hong Kong may send teams for the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics to Beijing despite ongoing political tensions with China, the International Olympic Committee said on August 1. Beijing was awarded the 2022 Games in February 2015, becoming the first city to host both the Summer and Winter Games.
4 mn read 1 July 2021 saw the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) celebrate its 100th birthday, as well as being the 24th anniversary of the end of British Sovereignty over Hong Kong as a Crown colony, and the beginning of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region under CCP’s rule. The anniversary raises many questions in relation to the perceived identities of Hongkongers, and whether Hongkongers see themselves as Chinese, Hongkongers, or a mix of both.
2 mn read The U.S. government’s attitude toward Taiwan has always been i ntentionally ambiguous. In 1949, the U.S. allowed Chiang Kai-shek, who had lost t he Chinese Civil War in Mainland China, to rule Taiwan dictatorially to c ounterbalance Communist China. In 1979, the U.S. broke off diplomatic relations with the Republic of China to unite with the Chinese Communist Party to confront the Soviet Union. Even in recent years, the U.S. has not dared to take a stand on the issue of Taiwan’s independence, indicating that U .S. foreign policy remains strategically ambiguous and that the US tacitly supports the status quo. In response, Michael Johns, a leader of the Tea Party and speechwriter for former U.S. President George H. W. Bush, stated directly in an interview with Eat News that he supports Taiwan’s independence and emphasized that his position has always been the same.
6 mn read A married Taiwanese legislator was caught cohabitating with another woman, who turned out to be a fellow politician of the same party. The revelation has been making headline news on Taiwanese media for weeks now and is turned out to be a major embarrassment for the ruling party despite the fact that the said legislator, a rising star and a noted propagandist for the Tsai Ing-wen government, still vehemently refuses to admit the scandalous nature of the affair.
4 mn read France is known as the land of gastronomy, with foie gras, truffles, macarons, baguettes, wine, and champagne. The list goes on and on. As Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin, an 18th-century French lawyer and famous gourmet, once said, “Tell me what you eat, and I’ll know what kind of person you are.” With the rapid advancement of technology, the French have also digitized their food maps.
2 mn read The president of the Republic of China on Taiwan, Ing-wen Tsai, claims to have a Ph.D. from the London School of Economics(LSE), a degree she received in 1984. In her 2011 autobiography, she posted a photo of a short-sleeved Tsai sitting in a chair with her older sister, with the note, “My sister flew to the U.K. to accompany me for my dissertation oral exam.” A month ago, Eat News have revealed that the picture is from Boston, USA. The Eat News correspondent in the U.S. recently gained exclusive access to the Cathedral and interviewed the church member.
2 mn read The U.S. Department of State formally informed U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres in July that the United States will withdraw from the World Health Organization, effective July 6 next year. A source from Washington D.C. told Eat News the U.S. will form a new world health organization, which is rumored to be called the Global Health Organization. In an Eat News exclusive interview with Ambassador Edwin Laurent of St. Lucia, one of the Republic of China on Taiwan’s diplomatic partners said, “If in the future there would be is to be a change in that structure. Yes, we certainly would.”
5 mn read Arif Aajakia once served as the Mayor of Jamshed Town in Karachi. He is a Pakistani French National living in London. For a decade now, Aajakia has attended sessions of the United Nations’ Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland. He has a YouTube channel and provides political commentary to his 141,000 subscribers. Eat News managed to obtain an exclusive interview with Aajakia in late July.
3 mn read If I say two week before I found twenty-three million ‘useless’ valid passports then.