Thursday, July 31, 2014
The R.O.C. Air Force yesterday refuted a local media report that alleged the Air Force could be responsible for a civilian airplane crash last week on the offshore island of Penghu.
Premier Jiang Yi-huah (江宜樺) yesterday appeared at the Taipei District Court as a defendant against attempted murder charges filed by activists involved in the March 23 attempt to occupy the Executive Yuan.
Kuomintang (KMT) Legislator Lin Hung-chih (林鴻池) yesterday tendered his resignation as chief executive of the ruling party's Central Policy Committee, taking responsibility for his failure as KMT caucus whip to get 11 Control Yuan nominees approved at the Legislature.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) yesterday refuted rumors claiming that the authorities of the annual RoboCup had intentionally “stripped” the Taiwanese team of its gold medal.
AU Optronics (友達) yesterday second quarter revenues of NT$102.042 billion, improving by 8.8 percent quarter-on-quarter, and after-tax net income of NT$4.024 billion, and earnings-per-share performance of NT$0.42, at the company's earnings conference yesterday.
The Chinese Taipei youth taekwondo team was received by a cheering crowd at the airport after returning home with two gold and two bronze medals at the first ever Cadet Taekwondo Championship.
Semiconductor testing and assembly companies Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE, 日月光) and Siliconware Precision Industries Limited (SPIL, 矽品) yesterday hosted their respective earnings conferences, each expressing an upbeat outlook over the second half of this year.
A man in Bali district of New Taipei City yesterday killed his son in an alleged accident which transpired following a reported quarrel over the progression of a popular Japanese video game.
Taiwanese planning on visiting West Africa should be aware of the outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone that has killed nearly 700 people since March, Taiwan's Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said Wednesday.
Four Taiwanese civilians were arrested by Australian Federal Police in Melbourne on July 29 for carrying 135 kilograms of methamphetamine, worth AU$130 million (US$122 million).