Monday, December 15, 2014
Business leaders, entrepreneurs and current and former government officials from Taiwan and China are set to gather at an upcoming business summit in Taipei in an effort to deepen bilateral economic cooperation.
Temperatures could drop to 8 or 9 degrees Celsius in areas north of Chiayi County in the south this coming week as Taiwan experiences the first cold spell of winter this year, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Sunday.
The government launched the second phase of a solar power system on Taiping Island Sunday, as part of efforts to transform the largest Taiwan-controlled island in the contested South China Sea into a low-carbon island.
Domestic gasoline and diesel are set to drop today by NT$1 and NT$1.1 per liter, respectively, hitting a fresh five-year-low as international crude prices continue to slide.
Sunday, December 14, 2014
New Taipei City Mayor Eric Chu (朱立倫) was the only Kuomintang (KMT) chairman hopeful to have fulfilled all candidacy requirements during the two days of paperwork retrieval and registration, rendering Chu the only candidate in the KMT election where he will become the chairmen-elect by default.1 Comment
VietJet Air, a budget airline from Vietnam, launched its maiden flight to Taipei Friday, and the carrier said that the new route has received warm welcome.
Legislators across the party spectrum said Saturday that they are optimistic that the Legislature will soon form a constitutional amendment committee.
A visiting Turkish scholar said Saturday that Taiwan, as well as other non-Muslim countries, should step up exchanges with the moderate Islamic world to promote peaceful interpretation of the religion and avoid the spread of extremism.2 Comments
The death of an elderly dementia sufferer, possibly as a result of being exposed to cold weather, has highlighted the need to pay closer attention to dementia patients.
Despite a recent downswing in international prices of staple crops, it could take three to six months before any cost reduction will be reflected in domestic food prices, industry insiders said Saturday.