The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) pledged Wednesday to improve surveillance against the Zika virus, as the outbreak continued to spread to countries and territories in Central and South America and the Caribbean.
The Investment Commission of the Ministry of Economic Affairs yesterday gave the green light to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co.'s (TSMC, 台積電) investment plan in China.
While cross-strait relations will be a major hurdle for President-elect Tsai Ing-wen of the Democratic Progressive Party, the economy will be her first and foremost challenge.
Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) has faced criticism over traffic congestion in the capital in recent days.
The Legislature will enter a new era come Feb. 1, when it will reopen with the Democratic Progressive Party occupying the majority of seats for the first time and a new speaker running the parliament.
Over the past few years, President Ma has been berated, his policies discounted and his motives questioned at almost every turn. It seemed like nothing he did could be credited as something that served the interests of all the people of Taiwan.
2016/1/29, 5 Comments
Local media reported on Tuesday that the government is relaxing the rules a bit in order to clear the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport MRT for operations before President Ma Ying-jeou steps down from office on May 20.
"Rebel Without a Cause" is a 1955 American drama added to the Library of Congress National Film Registry as being deemed "culturally, historically and aesthetically significant" in portraying the moral decay of American youth.
2016/1/27, 8 Comments
President-elect Tsai Ing-wen's moderate leadership has been demonstrated in key moments after her victory. In her victory speech, she mentioned that she would do her utmost to 'build a consistent, predictable, and sustainable cross-strait relationship,' but also warned that 'any forms of suppression will harm the stability of cross-strait relations.'
Acting Kuomintang (KMT) Chairwoman Huang Min-hui urged members to roll up their sleeves and begin the daunting task of reforming the party after it was soundly defeated by the DPP in last Saturday's election. Huang said that the party was thankful for the strong message sent by voters, giving it the opportunity to reflect upon how far it had moved away from the public in recent years.
2016/1/22, 2 Comments