Sunday, August 2, 2015
Students occupying the Education Ministry yesterday rejected Education Minister Wu Se-hwa's offer of a conditional solution to the criminal charges against some of them, saying it is an attempt to divide the protesters.
The ruling Kuomintang (KMT) is reportedly split over whether to hold a special session in the Legislative Yuan to review the controversial curriculum guideline that came into force this week, as demanded by protestors demonstrating at the Ministry of Education.
Some 4.99 million people visited Taiwan from overseas in the first six months this year, with 55 percent of them coming from China, Hong Kong and Macau, according to the latest figures released by the Ministry of the Interior (MOI) Saturday.
President Ma Ying-jeou is in good health, the hospital conducting his annual health checkup said Saturday.
Although trade ministers in the just-concluded Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) meeting did not reach an agreement or consensus on the signing of a proposed regional trade pact, Taiwan will continue to promote economic and trade liberalization as part of its efforts to join the planned regional trade bloc, ............
A Taiwan-based bakery chain store whose sandwiches are popular with Hong Kong tourists yesterday denied any responsibility in a food poisoning case that affected more than a dozen people in the city.
Houtong Cat Village (猴硐貓村), is a gritty little mining town that has in recent years become famous online for its burgeoning cat population.
The annual X Fail symposium held by the National Applied Research Laboratories (國研院) invited a panel of speakers to share their failure experiences, shedding light on how to make it on the entrepreneurship journey.
Formosa Petrochemical Corp., a private gasoline supplier in Taiwan, said Saturday that it has decided to cut domestic fuel prices by NT$0.3 (US$0.09)-NT$0.4 per litter for gasoline and by NT$0.5 per litter for diesel, starting at 1 a.m. Sunday.
The Department of Commerce of the Ministry of Economic Affairs (經濟部商業司) held a press conference yesterday in an attempt to boost the food industry and domestic consumption by inviting members of the public and tourists to taste local Taiwanese food.