Tuesday, June 18, 2013
The Forestry Bureau confirmed yesterday that it has suspended Wang Chuan-chi (王專吉), a member of the bureau who was recently arrested for drunk driving, and submitted his case to the Commission on the Disciplinary Sanctions of Functionaries for review.
Hsieh Hsin-hsuan of Taiwan has arrived in South Australia for the final round of a competition to select the people who will get Australia's “Best Jobs in the World.”
Scholars are advocating for the government to create a food safety watchdog in the wake of a string of food scares in recent years.
The Ministry of Education (MOE) yesterday announced that it will propose two thresholds for its free education policy, to be based on either the number of children in each family or on household income.
The biggest worry for Taiwanese junior high school students is their performance in school, with 60 percent saying their grades are not good enough, according to the results of a survey released by a children's rights group yesterday.
Taiwan and the Philippines may have agreed on preliminary steps to avoid violence in fishing disputes, but Taiwanese fishing boats intruding in Philippine waters will still be arrested, the head of the Manila Economic and Cultural Office (MECO) said yesterday.
The Ministry of Finance (MOF) will add 2,000 Uniform-Invoice Prize Winning Numbers specifically for e-invoices starting in the July-August period this year, with each number awarded NT$2,000.
Taiwanese tennis player Yang Shao-chi claimed the Thamrin Cup International Junior Championships title in Indonesia on Sunday, giving himself a belated present for his 17th birthday.
Monday, June 17, 2013
Taiwan and the Philippines are expected to hold another meeting in early July to continue negotiating on fishing operations in the overlapping waters of their exclusive economic zones, an official said Sunday.
The National Police Agency (NPA) said yesterday that between June 13 and 15 there were 900 reported incidents of drunk driving, which comes after reductions to the permissible blood alcohol content level for drivers.