Friday, May 24, 2013
Defense Minister Kao Hua-chu (高華柱) on Tuesday awarded a medal to a former U.S. music advisor to Taiwan to commemorate his contribution to local armed forces who helped to create a military music school in 1955.
Taiwanese Wu Ching-kuo(吳經國), a candidate for the International Olympic Committee (IOC) presidency, said Thursday that he aims to develop the Olympic spirit and contribute to the welfare of all mankind.
A detained Taiwanese fishing boat and its captain were released by Japanese authorities yesterday after trespassing into Japanese waters, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said yesterday.
A group of opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) legislators proposed Thursday that a debate be held within the party as part of its efforts to formulate a policy toward China.
Thursday, May 23, 2013
President Ma Ying-jeou said yesterday that a row between Taiwan and the Philippines is not a dispute between the two countries' peoples but between the people of Taiwan and the Philippine government.
The Ministry of Justice (MOJ) yesterday said it has declined a Philippine request for bilateral judicial assistance for the time being, as the Philippine government still refuses to provide a video of the entire killing incident of a Taiwanese fisherman on May 9.
Average monthly earnings (including regular and irregular earnings) in March were NT$41,652, a 0.63-percent increase compared with 2012, according to a report released today by the Directorate General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics (DGBAS).
A newspaper group has fired a reporter and seen its editor-in-chief resign in the aftermath of a bogus report of an eatery refusing to serve a Filipino customer.
Culture Minister Lung Ying-tai (龍應台) yesterday said that the lack of Public Television Service Foundation (PTS) board member candidates that is preventing it from operating is the “biggest international scandal that Taiwan has ever had.”
Taiwan's military yesterday sent a mine clearance ship to sea off Northwestern Taiwan to locate the black box of a Mirage 2000-5 fighter jet that crashed into the Taiwan Strait Monday during a regular training mission.