Island or Rock? Taiwan Defends Its Claim in South China Sea

ITU ABA, South China Sea — The largest natural feature of the Spratly Islands, the hotly disputed archipelago in the South China Sea, is a forested, sun-drenched oval of land, cleaved by a single runway that gives the place the appearance of a raw coffee ... ( read original story ...)

Taiwan ‘Angry’ Over Not Being Invited to WHO Assembly

GENEVA — Taiwan's health minister says the island feels "very angry" that it was not invited to the World Health Organization assembly in Geneva. Chen Shih-Chung attributed the U.N. body's refusal to let Taiwan participate to tensions between mainland ... ( read original story ...)