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Friday, November 27, 2015
The government is working towards relaxing regulations on hiring white-collar foreign workers in Taiwan, said Labor Minister Chen Hsiung-wen (陳雄文), yesterday.
If mainland Chinese students are included in the country's National Health Insurance (NHI) program, it will not put any burden on NHI resources, the Ministry of Health and Welfare said Thursday.
National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU) has been listed among the top seven in the world in terms of sport sciences, physical education and kinesiology, according to a comparison conducted by Japan's University of Tsukuba.
Some 60 adult dogs, including Chihuahua and Japanese Spitz, will be put up for adoption at the Taipei Animal Shelter on the weekend, the Taiwan Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (TSPCA) said Wednesday.
The Executive Yuan passed a draft bill Thursday to foster the development of indigenous languages.
Thursday, November 26, 2015
Calls for calm after IS vid shows ROC flag
President Ma Ying-jeou yesterday called on R.O.C. nationals to stay calm as the government has been beefing up its counter-terrorist attack preparations after an R.O.C. flag was seen in the latest video reportedly released by Islamic State, the militant group also known as ISIS, ISIL and Daesh.
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KMT candidates register for presidential election
The ruling Kuomintang's presidential candidate Eric Chu (朱立倫) and his running mate Wang Ju-hsuan (王如玄) registered Wednesday for the January 2016 presidential election, with Chu vowing to fight against the odds.
Nation steps up security, border control after Paris terrorist attacks
Minister of the Interior Chen Wei-zen (陳威仁) said Wednesday that the government has tightened its border controls and stepped up intelligence-sharing in the wake of the recent Paris terrorist attacks that killed nearly 130 people.
With Taiwan's national flag shown on the latest video released by the Islamic State (IS), the radical Islamist group also known as ISIS or ISIL, Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) said Wednesday that he wonders why Taiwan is on the IS target list.
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Starting Thursday, Taiwan will step up its efforts to improve flight safety by employing sniffer dogs to check all aircraft departing for Europe, the Aviation Police Bureau said Wednesday.
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