Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Three generations of a family, surnamed Hu, were charged with sexually assaulting an Indonesian caregiver 81 times in one year, the Supreme Court said yesterday, adding that two have been convicted while the other is still being tried.
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The Legislative Yuan's delay in passing a cross-strait agreement on trade in services has little affect on Taiwan's bid to join a regional trade bloc, a visiting U.S official said yesterday.
The views of a former U.S. envoy to Taiwanon a trade in-services pact between Taiwan and China does not reflect the United States government's position, the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) said yesterday, adding that the U.S. has not changed its stance.
A day prior to his slated hunger strike against Taiwan's Fourth Nuclear Power Plant, former Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairman Lin Yi-hsiung (林義雄) declared that the government would be at fault if the strike eventually takes his life., 4 Comments
Currently under construction, the Taiwan Tower may bring Taichung tens of billions of New Taiwan dollars after its completion, said Taichung Mayor Jason Hu (胡志強) yesterday.
In 2013, Yuchi Township (魚池鄉) — home to Sun Moon Lake — saw the most expensive room rate in Taiwan while Hengchun Township in Kenting posted the largest hike in overnight fees island wide.
Kaohsiung expressed possible interest yesterday in making a bid to host the 2019 Asian Games after Hanoi announced last week that it was withdrawing as host because of the prohibitive cost of staging the event.
The Dairy Farming Promotion Organization is prepared to put its fresh milk products on the shelves in Taiwan in June, before expanding to Hong Kong.
The National Security Bureau (NSB) Monday sought to allay worries about opening Taiwan's service market to China by announcing plans to regulate and monitor Chinese companies and individuals that pose a potential security risk.
Sunflower Student Movement representatives Lin Fei-fan (林飛帆), Chen Wei-ting (陳為廷) and five others yesterday went to the Taipei District Prosecutors Office to answer questions regarding their involvement in the March 18 Legislative Yuan occupation and the March 23 Executive Yuan intrusion., 5 Comments