Wednesday, July 8, 2015
As concerns over the fallout from likely Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate and Deputy Legislative Speaker Hung Hsiu-chu's (洪秀柱) cross-strait remarks continued, prominent party members yesterday called for President Ma Ying-jeou to meet with Hung in order to bring her policy stance in line with the party.
Coming on the heels of Tropical Storm Linfa, Typhoon Chan-Hom (昌鴻) is expected to pose a threat to Northern Taiwan later this week, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Tuesday.
There is currently no sign to indicate that the R.O.C.'s diplomatic allies would sever ties with Taiwan following next year's presidential election, Foreign Minister David Lin (林永樂) said yesterday.
The more things change, the more things stay the same; for Taiwan's voters, the 2016 presidential race is shaping up to be exactly that.
A farm project to be run by a Brunei-Taiwan-Singapore joint venture is expected to be in operation by the end of the year.
The Taipei City Hall arson case drew to a close yesterday, as the Taipei City Police brought in a suspect with supposed mental disorders.
Government watchdog the Control Yuan yesterday impeached an Army combat helicopter pilot over a high-profile AH-64E Apache helicopter incident where the pilot was found to have let civilians take photographs of the military chopper without undergoing due procedures.
In preparation for Tropical Storm Linfa (蓮花) and the coming Typhoon Chan-Hom (昌鴻), local hypermarkets are preparing three times their regular amounts of fruit and vegetables to keep up with public needs, retailers said yesterday.
Taiwan's new top envoy to France yesterday said the government aims to seal a long-stalled working holiday program with the European country before the end of this year.
Among the top five products that Taiwan exports to China, electrical engineering equipment is the only product that is gaining market share in the mainland, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA, 經濟部) said yesterday.