By providing a benign shelter for conflicting identities, the European Union helped end the Troubles in the North. To forget this is to risk a return to the past. ‘Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it’ is a warning from history that should not be forgotten, says
Sat, 28 Sep, 2019
IT’S easy to be snide about RTÉ’s Ireland’s Greatest Figures: far too many people born in the 1970s, a blank as far as the world of science is concerned, very few people who have actually made any money, no one of an identifiably unionist persuasion, and so on.
Wed, 27 Oct, 2010
Taiwan’s wheelchair-bound first lady failed to attend the second session of her embezzlement trial today while opposition lawmakers accused her of using a stalling tactic to help president Chen Shui-bian serve out the remainder of his term.
Fri, 22 Dec, 2006
The historic meeting between China’s President Hu Jintao and Taiwan’s opposition leader Lien Chan dominated the front pages of regional newspapers today, with most publications praising the move as a step toward peaceful reconciliation between the two sides.
Sat, 30 Apr, 2005
Taiwan’s opposition leader and Chinese President Hu Jintao promised today to work together to end hostilities between Taipei and Beijing, during the highest-level meeting between the two sides since they split amid civil war nearly six decades ago.
Fri, 29 Apr, 2005
Taiwanese President Chen Shui-bian and his vice president survived today when assassins bullets were fired into their motorcade on the eve of a landmark election that could be a turning point in the island’s tense relationship with China.
Fri, 19 Mar, 2004