Wednesday, August 19, 2015
President Ma Ying-jeou expressed gratitude to the descendents of allied forces who assisted in the nation's air force during the Second Sino-Japanese War, yesterday, following the screening of a documentary film that he attended.
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Taiwan's Green Party and Social Democratic Party (SDP) announced Monday that they have formed a political union to increase their chances of winning legislative seats in the election next year.
Tropical Storm Goni has intensified and is now a typhoon but it is still too early to tell whether it will hit Taiwan, the Central Weather Bureau said Monday.
Civil servants, military personnel and public school teachers will not get a salary increase next year, the Cabinet has decided, according to its spokesman Sun Lih-chyun Monday.
President Ma Ying-jeou expressed his satisfaction on Monday with the current development of relations between the Republic of China (Taiwan) and Guatemala as the Central American country's new ambassador presented her credentials at the Presidential Office on Monday.
The prestigious Chinese American Academic and Professional Society (美東華人學術聯誼會) bestowed a lifetime achievement award upon Chinese American historian Yu Ying-shih (余英時) in recognition of his outstanding achievements in .....................
A Malaysian woman was recently arrested in connection with the seizure of NT$20 million worth of illicit drugs at a Taiwan airport, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB, 刑事局) announced yesterday.
Security personnel deployed in front of the Presidential Office prevented a man from apparently trying to set himself on fire Monday, authorities said. No one was injured in the incident.
Over 90 percent of nurses in Taiwan have thought about leaving their current jobs over the past year, according to a job bank survey released Monday.6 Comments
Monday, August 17, 2015
Amid a broad economic slowdown, the Cabinet has decided that soldiers, civil servants and public school teachers will not receive a raise in 2016, a decision that has been approved by the president.