Tuesday, October 6, 2015
Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman Eric Chu (朱立倫) is "willing to take the burden" of running as the party's presidential candidate, according to a top party official quoting Chu who was cited by local media yesterday., 3 Comments
The National Security Bureau (NSB, 國安局) chief yesterday said that his bureau is currently training a group of special agents to offer protection to presidential candidates for the election campaign starting next month.
The number of dengue fever cases in Taiwan has increased by 289 to 20,530 since the beginning of May, according to the latest figures released by the Center for Disease Control (CDC) Monday.
The National Development Council (NDC) yesterday announced its newest foray into the open data sector with the announcement of the Taiwan Open Data Center (TODC) and Sheethub.com, platforms supported by the government and cooperation from private enterprise.
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., 2 Comments