Thursday, April 17, 2014
An amendment to the National Organ Transplant Act (人體器官移植條例) is expected to increase successful living kidney donation cases by 10 percent, the Ministry of Health and Welfare (MHW) said yesterday.
More than 20 members of a group opposed to the building of wind turbines in Yuanli Township, Miaoli County stormed the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) and staged a sit-in protest Wednesday at the ministry's inner courtyard.
An online competition to name the black swan families at the Taipei Guest House was launched by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) yesterday to celebrate the birth of 11 newborn baby black swans at the Baroque-style national historic landmark.
New Taipei City Mayor Eric Chu(朱立倫) said yesterday that he supports the idea of adding new blood into the Kuomintang (KMT) and that the most important thing is to provide the younger generations with a sense of involvement.
People living in Taiwan should put more emphasis on their personal hygiene in the coming weeks as Taiwan has entered the season when enterovirus becomes prevalent, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said Wednesday.
The National Immigration Agency (NIA) has joined with the Council of Agricultura (COA) and the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) to introduce new immigrants to jobs in the countryside.
A court in the Philippines issued arrest warrants for two officers from the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) Wednesday for obstruction of justice in relation to the shooting of a Taiwanese fisherman last May.
The Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) yesterday sent back the Miaoli County Government's bypass road project in order to plan better conservation measures for leopard cats that are in danger of extinction.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
President Ma Ying-jeou — who doubles as chairman of the ruling Kuomintang (KMT) — announced his determination to implement major reforms within the party yesterday, a declaration that was interpreted as a challenge to opposition party leader-to-be Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文)., 3 Comments
The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) will be pushing back its Taipei mayoral candidate nominations by roughly one month following the student movement that cut into the agendas of both ruling and opposition parties in March.