Sunday, December 1, 2013
Both supporters and opponents of a proposed alternative family formation amendment took to the streets yesterday to express their feelings on a bill that has recently attracted widespread attention., 5 Comments
The commutes of 14,000 train passengers were affected by a three-hour delay caused by damage to an overhead contact system on a section of track between the Qidu and Wudu train stations, the Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) said yesterday.
President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) said yesterday he is confident that severe penalties will help to improve food safety in Taiwan, just as they did for the prevention of drinking and driving.
IT Month 2013 opened yesterday, and will run through Dec. 8 at the Taipei World Trade Center (TWTC), with 350 exhibitors displaying their latest IT products at a total of 1,765 booths in Exhibition Hall 1 of the TWTC, according to event organizers.
Draft revisions to the Food Sanitation Act will go to the Legislative Yuan for screening next week, and will feature the introduction of regulations which would establish food safety funds to better safeguard the interests of local consumers, according to informed sources.
The weather will turn slightly warmer around Taiwan from yesterday as the cold snap weakens, but temperatures in the early morning and night could still remain low, the Central Weather Bureau said.
Legislators are seeking to remove some of the tenure protection for Prosecutor-General Huang Shih-ming, who has refused to step down despite his indictment over a wiretapping scandal.
Two inventions created by teams at Southern Taiwan University of Science and Technology have won gold medals at the 2013 Korean Cyber International Genius Inventor Fair in Seoul, the school said yesterday.
The granddaughter of late British Prime Minister Winston Churchill visited a memorial park in Jinguashi in New Taipei yesterday to pay tribute to World War II prisoners of war (POWs) held captive in Taiwan by the Japanese., 1 Comment
The Council of Labor Affairs (CLA) amended several articles within the Regulations on the Permission and Administration of the Employment of Foreign Workers yesterday, granting more flexible leeway toward foreigners visiting Taiwan for the purpose of artistic exhibitions and academic exchanges.