Monday, December 2, 2013
President Ma Ying-jeou yesterday referenced the “East China Sea Peace Initiative,” which he proposed last year, in response to recent international concerns over mainland China's declaration of a maritime air defense zone over the East China Sea.
The Special Investigation Division (SID) yesterday refused to comment on a local media report alleging the division had monitored more than one prosecutor in a case of alleged influence-peddling.
Opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) heavyweights should deal with and accept the fact that its party whip, Ker Chien-ming, was involved in lobbying others to prevent a court from filing an appeal against him in a breach of trust case, a spokesman for the ruling Kuomintang (KMT) said Sunday.
The number of victims of crimes reported to police authorities in Taiwan dropped by 34 percent between 2008 and 2012, according to the latest figures released Saturday by the Ministry of the Interior (MOI).
Chinese Petroleum Corporation, Taiwan (CPC) and Formosa Petrochemical Corporation yesterday announced that their gasoline and diesel prices would be increased by NT$0.4 per liter and NT$0.5 per liter, respectively, effective from today until next week.
In an effort to entice more people to enlist in the military, the Ministry of National Defense said Saturday that it is currently considering permitting smartphone use in the military., 1 Comment
The Ministry of the Interior plans within one month to generate dedicated analyses on land overuse issues in some selected sites including Cingjing Farm and Lushan Hot Spring Scenic Area. Solving the issue, however, will require combined efforts across various sectors, Interior Minister Lee Hong-yuan said Saturday.
Former American Institute in Taiwan Director William Stanton yesterday questioned China's use of the Cairo Declaration to claim Taiwan, saying that he believes the communique was intended to return Taiwan to the Republic of China.
The Ministry of National Defense (MND) said yesterday that it could not rule out the possibility of China announcing another air defense identification zone (ADIZ) over the South China Sea after a similar move covering part of the East China Sea in late November.