Friday, January 30, 2015
An approaching cold air mass is likely to bring the mercury down in northern and northeastern Taiwan from Friday, and increasing moisture is expected to cause showers in those regions, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Thursday.
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) urged the public Thursday to get their infants and young children vaccinated against pertussis as more cases are being found in Taiwan, many in family clusters.
A new 1,000-ton vessel yesterday was commissioned by the Coast Guard Administration (CGA) in Kaohsiung to boost the nation's capability for sea patrols and rescue missions.
The Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) recently issued a warning to Taiwanese nationals against the so-called 419 scams that have conned thousands of victims around the world for years.
Thursday, January 29, 2015
The Taipei District Court yesterday released former Ting Hsin Oil & Fat Industrial Co. (頂新製油實業) Chairman Wei Ying-chung (魏應充) on bail of NT$100 million after Wei was detained and indicted for alleged fraud and using inedible oil in cooking oil as well as food products.1 Comment
Taiwan's Chan Yung-jan (詹詠然) moved to within one match of her first Grand Slam title on Wednesday after she and China's Zheng Jie (鄭潔) steamrolled through their women's doubles semifinal at the Australian Open.
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).
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.