Friday, May 17, 2013
The United States chapter of Taiwan's Buddhist Compassion Relief Tzu Chi Foundation was honored as the Member of the Year in a U.S. non-profit organization for volunteer groups.
Taiwan's central bank is unlikely to adjust interest rates in the short term even in the face of a weakening Japanese yen, according to Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Ltd. (ANZ).
Museums in Taiwan are set to host a series of events May 18 ranging from treasure hunts to sleepovers to celebrate International Museum Day.
In response to a recent remark by Director of Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council Zhang Zhijun (張志軍) that compared Taiwan's independence ideology to junk stock, the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) returned the volley yesterday saying Zhang lacked the demeanor of a leader from a major country, according to Hung Tsai-lung (洪財隆), head of the DPP's China Affairs Committee.
Taipei Mayor Hau Lung-bin (郝龍斌) said yesterday that if Taipei prosecutors declare the Twin Towers' bidding process “flawed” in any way, then the city government would not rule out nullifying the bid.
A criminal suspect wanted by the Taipei District Court was recently escorted back to Taiwan by two U.S. immigration and customs enforcement agents and then sent to the court by the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB,刑事警察局) for prosecution, according to a press release issued yesterday by the CIB.
In light of controversies with the Twin Towers and MeHas City (美河市) projects, Taipei Mayor Hau Lung-bin (郝龍斌) yesterday promised that he would make public all classified documents pertaining to the city's 52 Mass Rapid Transportation (MRT) joint developments within a month.
HTC Corp. said Thursday that its production capacity for its new HTC One flagship phone is rising sharply month by month as its component supply issues continue to improve.
Former finance minister Christina Liu (劉憶如) is feeling vindicated.
Thursday, May 16, 2013
The government enacted the second stage of retaliatory measures toward the Philippine government to show dissatisfaction with their responses to Taiwan's demands over the Hung Shih-cheng (洪石成) fisherman shooting incident, yesterday., 22 Comments