Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Ruling Kuomintang (KMT) presidential hopeful Hung Hsiu-chu (洪秀柱) confirmed Monday that the probability of her visiting the United States before the election is not high, given her tight schedule.
As debate over whether to preserve or abolish the death penalty heats up, victims of a 2014 knife attack were seen at the Taipei High Court (台灣高等法院) yesterday, begging the judge to sentence Cheng Chieh (鄭捷) to death., 2 Comments
Seventy years ago, on June 19, fourteen U.S. soldiers who were being held at Taipei Prison under Japanese colonial rule were executed. Seventy years later., 1 Comment
Defense Minister Kao Kuang-chi (高廣圻) said yesterday that it is a worldwide trend for countries to convert their militaries into fully volunteer forces as he made his first public appearance after being discharged from hospital after an appendectomy.
Taipei prosecutors on Monday indicted Liu Chi-ju (劉其儒), a retired Air Force officer who is suspected of serving as a collaborator in a major military espionage network on behalf of China., 1 Comment
Transparency and the rule of law are the merits of doing business in Taiwan, and the government aims to foster a business environment attractive to Taiwanese firms operating overseas, said Minister of Economic Affairs John Deng (鄧振中) yesterday.
Monday, June 22, 2015
Kuomintang (KMT) presidential hopeful Hung Hsiu-chu's (洪秀柱) trip to the U.S. is now extremely unlikely unless circumstances dictate it is absolutely essential, according to a source close to her.
Deputy Minister of Health and Welfare Tseng Chung-ming (曾中明), "the forever social worker," passed away at the age of 60 yesterday., 1 Comment
A plan laid out by Chinese authorities to cultivate a domestic supply chain for the country's high-tech manufacturing sector is expected to pose a serious threat to Taiwanese companies, government sources said Saturday., 2 Comments