Thursday, February 26, 2015
The opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) on Wednesday reinstated the party membership of Chen Chih-chung (陳致中), son of former President Chen Shui-bian (陳水扁), a move that will make it possible for him to take part in the party's primary for the 2016 legislative elections.
TransAsia Airways (復興航空) ATR72 pilots who did not pass a competency test following the carrier's second deadly air crash in less than a year will receive a second test in mid-March, the Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA, 民航局) said Wednesday.
A man who deliberately rammed his car into a gate of President Ma Ying-jeou's official residence late last year was indicted by prosecutors Wednesday.
The 2015 Taiwan Lantern Festival will be held in Central Taiwan's Taichung this year, where merchandise featuring local craftsmanship will light up the stage starting with a soft opening Feb. 27, the Tourism Bureau said Wednesday.
Wednesday, February 25, 2015
The Chiayi County Government announced yesterday that three staff at Alishan House have been diagnosed with norovirus, and that health workers were immediately dispatched to assess the situation.
To commemorate the first day of work after the Chinese New Year holiday, the Kuomintang (KMT) legislative caucus held a spring celebration yesterday where party Chairman Eric Chu (朱立倫) preached goals of unity and harmony for the KMT.
Security officials at the Taipei Songshan Airport were given a good scare when they found a one-meter-long boa constrictor inside a package that was about to board a domestic flight., 1 Comment
The unexpected closure of two retail stores operated by a celebrated veteran dried tofu snack producer in the central city of Taichung last month has surprised many loyal customers and people in the same business.
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) yesterday held a brief press conference to answer questions posed by local media following a New Year Prayers ceremony at Taipei City Council.
Taiwan's Coast Guard Administration (CGA, 海巡署) recently invited senior U.S. Coast Guard personnel to hold lectures in Taiwan as part of a training session to improve the performance of local coastguardsmen, a local newspaper said yesterday.