Thursday, July 30, 2015
The European Union has launched an investigation into whether Disneyland Paris is overcharging foreign customers, which is against EU law. Taiwanese visitors to the theme park are reportedly charged more than locals.
Star-gazers are welcome to attend an event to observe the Perseid meteor shower from Aug. 12-14 at the Alishan National Scenic Area in Chiayi, the Chiayi Astronomical Society said Wednesday.
The number of red-eye flights has drastically increased at Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport after it was left with only one runway due to repairs and as it copes with increased passenger demands.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Taipei - Water rates for Taipei Water Department customers are expected to rise by an average of 30 percent next year after the proposed new rates were approved by the Ministry of Economic Affairs on Tuesday.
A proposal to raise water rates by Taipei City was approved by the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA, 經濟部) yesterday, and on average, each household will be charged NT$22 more per month, starting as early as January next year.
Kuomintang (KMT) 2016 presidential candidate Hung Hsiu-chu yesterday leveled blame at the opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) for pushing students onto the frontlines of the high school curriculum reform protests. She said that such actions that destroyed public trust in order to gain power were not becoming of persons with a conscience.7 Comments
The government is still pondering whether to lift its restrictions on Japanese food imports, a Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) official said yesterday, adding that lifting such restrictions is a "global trend."
Eva Chou (周佩樺) took a ride in a Taitung hot air balloon yesterday, fulfilling the promise she made to her late boyfriend.1 Comment
A China Airlines trainee pilot Chen Sheng-yen (陳勝彥), 26, who had been in a critical condition since a crash on July 22, was reported to have died over the weekend, according to U.S. media.
The Cabinet finally broke its silence yesterday on the raid on the Ministry of Education (MOE) on July 23, the most serious protest yet against the government's controversial changes to the high school curriculum.1 Comment