Tuesday, October 6, 2015
The Ministry of Interior (MOI) has recently sent a batch of pilots and chief engineers to the U.S. for training in preparation for receiving 15 UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters that will be used for disaster relief, a local newspaper reported yesterday.
The U.S.-Taiwan Defense Industry Conference 2015 opened in Williamsburg, Virginia on Sunday, with Taiwan's interest in acquiring submarines among the topics to be covered.
The National Health Insurance's (NHI) reserve fund reached a record high NT$200 billion as of the end of July, sufficient to cover 4.5 months of insurance expenditure, the Ministry of Health and Welfare (MOHW, 衛福部) said yesterday.
Taiwanese Mandopop singer Jam Hsiao (蕭敬騰) was recognized Monday as the country's most outstanding young person this year in the field of culture and the arts.
Monday, October 5, 2015
Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Hung Hsiu-chu's (洪秀柱) campaign office stated yesterday that she will respect the decision of party headquarters on whether a party congress will be held to determine the viability of her candidacy.
The ruling Kuomintang (KMT) attempted last week to dispel speculation that presidential candidate and Deputy Legislative Speaker Hung Hsiu-chu (洪秀柱) would be replaced, with a gathering of party and business stalwarts.
Coin collecting boxes installed on buses operating in Taipei have received around 100,000 foreign coins and nearly 10,000 gaming tokens over the past four years, the Taipei City Public Transportation Office has reported.
The Taiwan Hospice Organization celebrated its 20th anniversary Saturday in Taipei, as Taiwan has seen improvements in promoting the concept of palliative care.
Sunday, October 4, 2015