Friday, December 26, 2014
A cluster of eight dengue fever cases had been reported in the eastern county of Taitung as of last week, raising the alarm over the disease that had subsided after a particularly bad outbreak in Southern Taiwan, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said Thursday.
Taiwan's Centers for Disease Control (CDC) cautioned travelers to Guangdong Province in southeastern China to pay attention to personal hygiene after the coastal region recorded the world's second confirmed human infection of the H5N6 avian flu.
Thursday, December 25, 2014
The Ministry of Labor's pension fund, which uses a diverse assortment of investment strategies, has earned a cumulative profit of NT$146.1 billion, with a profit growth of 6.05 percent as of the end of November; the month of November alone marked a new high in profits, as the fund raked in NT$35.8 billion in a single month.
The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) will decide next Wednesday whether to run its own candidate in the Miaoli by-elections against independent candidate Chen Wei-ting (陳為廷).
The Indonesian government may soon stop exporting female domestic helpers to other countries but has declared that it will maintain the flow of workers to Taiwan if their working conditions, such as wages and hours, are improved.
Swissray Healthcare Holding Ltd. Chairman Lee Tsu-der (李祖德) was awarded an award in technical management yesterday by the Chinese Society for Management of Technology (CSMOT, 中華民國科技管理學會).
A Taiwanese man said Wednesday that he plans to seek a constitutional interpretation of a case in which he has been seeking recognition of his same-sex union in Taiwan since the 1980s.
The National Immigration Agency's (NIA, 移民署) special affairs team recently arrested an American national suspected of sexually abusing children in the United States who had fled to Taiwan.
A monsoon from the northeast is getting stronger and will affect the northern part of Taiwan on Christmas Eve and into Christmas Day, the Central Weather Bureau forecast Wednesday.
The suspension of irrigation to some rice fields will be expanded amid no signs that the current water shortage, expected to end up the worst Taiwan has seen in a decade, is letting up, the Ministry of Economic Affairs said Wednesday.