Thursday, October 8, 2015
President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) said Wednesday that he hopes Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman Eric Chu (朱立倫) will talk with the party's presidential candidate Hung Hsiu-chu (洪秀柱) and keep the party united, as crucial elections are just 100 days away.
The average amount spent on medical expenses in Taiwan for people aged 65 years and over was nearly three times the national average in 2014, according to statistics released by the National Health Insurance Administration (NHIA).
The government confirmed yesterday that the improvement project for Suhua Highway (蘇花公路) would be delayed until 2019.
AU Optronics Corp. (AUO, 友達), Taiwan's second-largest maker of liquid-crystal displays, announced Wednesday a management reshuffle involving four top-level executives in a move aimed at creating future development opportunities.
Radium Life Tech Co. (日勝生) and Construction and Planning Agency Bureau (CPAB, 營建署) under the Ministry of Interior denied cutting corners in the construction of the Fuzhou Government Housing Project yesterday, in response to the latest safety evaluations released earlier this week.
Dozens of foreign delegations, including those from the United States, Japan and Taiwan's diplomatic allies, will attend events later this week in celebration of the Republic of China's 104th founding anniversary.
The number of dengue fever infections reported in Taiwan since May has reached 21,357, an increase of 385 cases from the previous day, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said Wednesday.
Taiwan has raised a travel advisory for mainland China's Zhejiang province by one level after an H7N9 avian flu case was reported there Oct. 2, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said Wednesday.
President Ma Ying-jeou paid tribute to the late commander of the World War II American Volunteer Group, nicknamed the Flying Tigers, while receiving the group leader's widow at the Presidential Office in Taipei on Wednesday.
To mark World Sight Day, Alcon Taiwan and Ophthalmological Society of Taiwan (TOS, 中華民國眼科醫學會) launched a campaign titled "Enhancing Sight, Enhancing