Amended law will bring vigour to trade
Proposed amendments to the nation's decade-old Foreign Trade Law will bring more liberalization and vigour to the industry by giving import-export rights to individuals.
Olive branch an illusion
On the surface, Taiwan "president" Chen Shui-bian's offer of "peaceful and stable interaction" with the mainland appears to be an olive branch that is difficult to resist.
Bird flu provides a lesson
The rapid spread of lethal bird flu in Asia has sparked concerns about the outbreak's long-term impact on the poultry industry.
Reason for war not justifiable
The Bush administration has proven its skill at fabricating new excuses whenever old ones for the unpopular war against Iraq failed to convince the world.