Sunday, July 26, 2015
Fuel prices in Taiwan are expected to drop next week following a fall in international crude oil prices amid concerns over a supply glut, market sources said Friday.
Dayeh University (大葉大學) recently signed a pact with six high schools in which the university will provide foundation building for IT education to high school students.
The Tourism Bureau has kicked off the second wave of activities in the Taiwan Fun on the Tropic of Cancer summer festival, with participants having a chance of taking home NT$100,000 in prize money.
Investors should not worry too much about the problems in Greece for the third quarter of 2015, but should rather be wary of the overheating short-term investments and high debt ratios in China, according to Spencer Wang, vice president at Citicorp Securities Investment Consulting.
Led by lead singer Mify, who has the hidden potential to become a star, Men Envy Children are an ambitious and quality band with a very fresh and welcoming style, all the while producing clever and original pieces." This is what lyricist Hsu Chang-te (許常德) said in praise of the rising band.
Saturday, July 25, 2015
Minister of Education Wu Se-hwa (吳思華) said yesterday his office would seek charges against protesters who stormed and ransacked his office late Thursday evening in continued protests against the government's changes to high school curriculum guidelines. Meanwhile opposition-led local governments in 13 counties and cities demanded that the ministry immediately drop the changes to the curriculum., 3 Comments
A police precinct chief said Friday that three reporters who were arrested and released on bail for breaking into the Ministry of Education the previous evening must clarify what they were doing inside the building., 1 Comment
The Taiwan Pingtung District Court (屏東地方法院) yesterday announced sentences relating to the tainted oil scandal that surfaced last year.
Taiwan's youth have demonstrated growing militancy in recent years with yesterday's episode showing a sobering conclusion that the latest scuffle between students and police has wrought: the mobilization of the criticism of authority spearheaded by groups angered by government obstinacy. No one is talking to one another; reconciliation seems to be off the agenda.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) is expected to film a documentary to record the journeys of Taiwanese youth ambassadors who are expected to travel to destinations around the world later this month to promote Taiwan's soft power and conduct cultural exchanges.