Friday, September 4, 2015
The public should pay attention to personal hygiene, as increasing interaction among students with the start of the new school year will likely increase the transmission of enterovirus, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) warned Thursday.
The Cabinet gave the green light for the Health Ministry to apply for NT$30 million from the secondary reserve fund to assist Tainan City's efforts in combating dengue fever, yesterday at the weekly Cabinet meeting.
Joseph Lin (林書緯), the younger brother of Taiwanese-American NBA player Jeremy Lin (林書豪), led his team to victory with a game-high 19 points in his Taiwan hoops debut on Wednesday night.
The government has devised measures for the cleaning and disinfection of poultry transport vehicles and cages or crates to help prevent avian influenza from spreading, the Council of Agriculture said.
Thursday, September 3, 2015
In a highly symbolic move, Taiwan's representative to the United States attended an event in Washington D.C. Wednesday to commemorate the Allied Forces victory in the Pacific and the end of World War II.
Ten out of the 12 deaths that underwent preliminary dengue fever examination in Tainan were confirmed as having been caused by the disease, Taiwan's Centers for Disease Control (CDC) stated yesterday.
The Ministry of National Defense (MND) yesterday called on prosecutors to appeal the latest ruling after Taipei District Court on late Tuesday handed out relatively lenient sentences to several retired military personnel involved in a high profile Chinese espionage case.
President Ma Ying-jeou yesterday urged Chinese mainland authorities to publicly admit that it was the Nationalist government, instead of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), that led to the ultimate victory over Japan in the Second Sino-Japanese War that ended 70 years ago.
A magnitude 4.5 earthquake shook Yilan County at 11:03 a.m. yesterday, the third in a series of shallow temblors that struck the northeastern county within an hour, the Central Weather Bureau said.
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
A defendant in a controversial death penalty case was declared innocent after his ninth appeal yesterday, exactly 20 years after his alleged crime.