Thursday, January 29, 2015
Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman Eric Chu (朱立倫) responded yesterday to KMT Legislator Hsu Hsin-ying's (徐欣瑩) announcement of his departure from the party by saying that “leaving may not be the best road.”, 1 Comment
The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) yesterday announced its newest ground rules for the development of cross-strait relationship, said the party's China Affairs Committee (CAC) director Chao Tien-lin (趙天麟).
China has invited Taiwan for further communications on technical issues related to its planned opening of four fight routes west of the median line of the Taiwan Strait, but it did not seem inclined to adjust the routes that have angered Taiwan.
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je's (柯文哲) office director Tsai Pi-ju (蔡壁如) said yesterday that Ko's office received a threatening phone call last Friday, according to the Chinese-language Apple Daily.
The National Communications Commission (NCC) yesterday turned down the merger application between Asia Pacific Telecom (亞太電信) and Ambit Microsystems Corp. (國碁).
The Ministry of Finance (MOF, 財政部) reiterated yesterday they will not allow any government-invested banks to extend repayment dates for Ting Hsin International Group (頂新集團) regarding billions of New Taiwan dollars in loans that are due this year and the next.
Taipei, New Taipei and Keelung have accepted the Ministry of Education's (MOE) refusal to allow an alternate score report for students in their school districts.
Thanks to a number of restrictions placed on Chinese buyers of local real estate, the number of transactions over the past several years has been limited, a brokerage firm said Wednesday.
Taiwanese spend an average NT$5,280 (US$169) per person per month to dine out, which is the fifth highest amount in the Asia-Pacific region, according to a MasterCard survey that was released Wednesday.
Several European authors are scheduled to attend the 2015 Taipei International Book Exhibition in February to meet local readers, organizers announced Wednesday.