Sunday, August 30, 2015
A Taiwanese suspect has been arrested by local authorities for allegedly forging a fake United Nations passport as part of a fraud scheme to scam a local NGO out of NT$5 million in funds, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB, 刑事局) has announced.
A group of young professionals from Russia and former Soviet states are participating in a program in Taiwan that they said has helped them learn more about the country's development.
A research team at Academia Sinica, Taiwan's leading academic research institution, has identified active molecules that may be critical to the formation of aerosols and acid rain.
Saturday, August 29, 2015
Tainan City Mayor William Lai's (賴清德) eight-month boycott against Tainan City Council Speaker Lee Chuan-chiao (李全教), centered around vote-buying allegations, came to an end yesterday due to a dengue fever outbreak.
Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) yesterday refused to get involved in the growing controversy behind an EasyCard Corp. limited edition card covers which will feature Japanese porn star Yui Hatano (波多野結衣).
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Former Keelung City Council Speaker Huang Ching-tai (黃景泰) was found guilty for violating the Anti-Corruption Act by embezzling approximately NT$9 million of council funds yesterday after an eight-month trial.
The Taipei-Taoyuan airport metro line will be unable to open its services to the public until at least March 2016 because of technical problems and construction delays, transport authorities announced yesterday.
Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Hung Hsiu-chu yesterday outlined a proposal emphasizing the need for government-business partnerships in creating relevant skillsets as a way to reduce the nation's youth unemployment problem., 1 Comment
The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) has invited chefs from across Taiwan to participate in the second edition of an international cooking contest to claim the championship title and a free trip to the U.S.
Rain is likely across Taiwan through next Thursday due to moisture-bearing winds from the southwest, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Friday.