Thursday, July 24, 2014
A Next Magazine (壹週刊) report released yesterday suggested that Labor Minister Pan Shih-wei (潘世偉) may be involved in an extramarital affair with his assistant and close confidant.
The damages in Taipei City will be repaired and everything restored by 6 p.m., announced Taipei Mayor Hau Lung-bin (郝龍斌) yesterday after Typhoon Matmo swept into Northern Taiwan.
A rescue helicopter overcame strong gusts and heavy rain brought by Typhoon Matmo Wednesday afternoon to carry four oil tanker crewmen to safety after their ship ran aground off the coast of Kaohsiung.
National Basketball Association (NBA) superstar LeBron James will meet his fans in Kaohsiung at 3:30 p.m. today as part of his tour of Asia.
Operations of Taiwanese tire makers will not be adversely impacted by the U.S. duties probe into tires imported from China since those companies can diffuse risk by allocating orders to factories elsewhere, local media said.
Potential Keelung mayoral candidate Hsieh Li-kung (謝立功) said yesterday that if the Kuomintang were to nominate him and if he wins the election, he will work on launching more major construction projects in the port city to drive local growth and development.
While the labor unions of state-owned banks consider staging a strike, the Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC) warn that state-owned banks are obliged to provide non-stop financial services according to regulations.
Taiwan will tee-off against the United States Thursday at the inaugural International Crown on the LPGA Tour, which will bring top golfers from eight countries to compete in Maryland.
The Macau Orchestra will perform in Taiwan for the first time during a concert tour that opens Thursday, bringing with it works by Rachmaninoff and other masters.
Four Taiwan-produced films will be screened at the upcoming 37th Asian American International Film Festival in New York, with each showing a different side of Taiwanese society.