Sunday, August 30, 2015
Bus services will be resumed on the Suhua Highway after an ongoing project to improve the highway is completed in 2017, Transportation Minister Chen Jian-yu said Saturday.
Former Vice President Lien Chan's (連戰) plans to visit mainland China to meet with Xi Jinping and attend a military parade commemorating the end of World War II have remained unchanged, with him scheduled to leave Taiwan today amid attempts at dissuasion., 2 Comments
Manufacturers listed on the local main board and over-the-counter (OTC) market posted a more than 14 percent year-on-year increase in net profit for the first half of this year, with earnings hitting a new record high, largely on the back of falling operating costs, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA).
Economics Minister John Deng (鄧振中) visited Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC, 台積電) on Friday in a gesture to show gratitude for the company's purchase of 100 million kilowatts of green power this year.
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.