Friday, September 19, 2014
An upcoming expansion project of Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport will increase the airport's passenger capacity by 5 million people per year, Minister of Transportation and Communications Yeh Kuang-shih said Thursday.
V Air, a low-cost subsidiary of Taiwan's TransAsia Airways, said Thursday it will launch its services by the end of the year with an inaugural flight to Bangkok.
In order to facilitate the development of the Internet of Things (IoT) technology, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA,經濟部) recently dispatched a delegation to Europe and inked agreements with several institutes to further cooperation on IoT technology.
The Executive Yuan yesterday passed an amendment to the Insurance Act, which stipulates that any local insurers with a risk-based capital (RBC) ratio lower than 50 percent will be taken over by the government.
The Cabinet awarded a medal Thursday to a local farmer for exposing Taiwan's latest oil scandal with Premier Jiang Yi-huah vowing to prevent similar food safety incidents from happening again.
National Yunlin University of Science and Technology (YunTech) said it is going to launch an app that the school claims can “translate” baby cries with up to 92-percent accuracy.
The Pingtung County Government yesterday imposed a fine of NT$48 million on Kuo Lieh-cheng (郭烈成), the factory owner who allegedly provided tainted oil to manufacturer Chang Guann (強冠).
National Taiwan University (NTU) has moved up six spots to reach 76th in the latest world university rankings released by a British education network.
Thursday, September 18, 2014
The Cabinet yesterday announced a series of measures to enhance food safety, including plans to increase bonuses for whistleblowers as well as punishments for law-breaking food companies., 3 Comments
President Ma Ying-jeou yesterday boarded a military frigate to inspect the largest live-fire maritime exercise of recent years, held in waters off Eastern Taiwan as part of the annual Han Kuang series of exercises.