The rise of Chiang Kai-shek’s great-grandson could be the beginning of a historical irony on Taiwan

A scion of Mao’s great enemy is on the march, while Kuomintang stuns Taiwan’s hardline ruling party. Chiang Kai-Shek’s great-grandson, Chiang Wan-an, celebrates his victory as mayor of Taipei on Nov. 26, 2022. AP/Chiang Ying-ying Commentary is available for Sun readers , Sun members and Sun founders nothing but. Comments are reviewed and in some … Read more

US will work with India to bring 26/11 perpetrators to justice: Secretary of State Antony Blinken | India news

WASHINGTON: On the 14th anniversary of the Mumbai terrorist attacks, the US said it would continue to work with India and other international partners to bring the perpetrators of the Mumbai attacks to justice. “We extend our deepest condolences to the families and friends of the victims killed in this act of atrocity, including six … Read more

Great-grandson of Chiang Kai-Shek elected mayor of Taipei in rebuke for Free China’s ruling party

Local elections sparked a wave of support for the opposition nationalist party, prompting Taiwan’s president to step down as head of the ruling Democratic Progressive Party. Chiang Kai-Shek’s great-grandson, Chiang Wan-an, celebrates his victory as mayor of Taipei on Nov. 26, 2022. AP/Chiang Ying-ying Commentary is available for Sun readers , Sun members and Sun … Read more

Covid opens the door to wellness experiments

Municipalities across the country are using federal Covid relief funds to test guaranteed income programs where participants receive cash with no work requirements. In Cook County, Illinois, which includes the city of Chicago, the basic income program will begin this winter. Carol M. Highsmith via Wikimedia Commons Commentary is available for Sun readers , Sun … Read more

Biden extends pause on student loan payments for the eighth time

Extending the moratorium to the end of August 2023 will cost taxpayers an additional $40 billion, bringing the total cost of the pause to $195 billion. New graduates before the start of Rutgers University’s graduation ceremony in Piscataway Township, New Jersey, May 13, 2018. AP/Seth Wenig, file Commentary is available for Sun readers , Sun … Read more

Could the rush of Americans to Florida be a boomerang for Governor DeSantis in 2024?

He would easily win in Florida, but what about the states his voters fled? Commentary is available for Sun readers , Sun members and Sun founders nothing but. Comments are reviewed and in some cases edited before posting. A comment is more likely to be posted if the comment is polite, accurate, grammatical and substantive … Read more

Australian media praises trade deal with ‘unstoppable’ India

Canberra [Australia]Nov. 25 (ANI): The Australian parliament this week ratified the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with India, a move welcomed by industry leaders and seen as an opportunity for trade across multiple sectors on both sides. Australia is a key strategic partner of India and both democracies are part of the four countries QUAD, Trilateral … Read more

Disgraced ex-FTX chief will appear at New York Times ‘Summit’ event

The Times is being criticized for seemingly endorsing the disgraced crypto entrepreneur. Commentary is available for Sun readers , Sun members and Sun founders nothing but. Comments are reviewed and in some cases edited before posting. A comment is more likely to be posted if the comment is polite, accurate, grammatical and substantive or newsworthy.

Proponents see clouds ahead for the nation’s most ambitious school choice program

Opponents of Arizona’s ambitious school-choice program are already maneuvering to suppress it — and hope that newly elected Democratic governor, Katie Hobbs, will help them. School choice advocates worry that Democratic governor-elect of Arizona Katie Hobbs will try to undermine the nation’s most ambitious school choice program. AP/Matt York Commentary is available for Sun readers … Read more