Tuesday, July 22, 2014
As Typhoon Matmo continues its course to be the first typhoon to make landfall in Taiwan this year, researchers and the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) on Monday conducted a six-hour flight surveillance mission ahead of the storm's expected Wednesday morning landing.
The military said Monday it has opened an emergency center and mobilized thousands of servicemen to be ready for disaster relief operations after a sea warning was issued Monday afternoon for the approaching Typhoon Matmo.
A recent survey conducted by Shih Hsin University suggests that among utilization of different media outlets, television ranks the highest, though use of the Internet has topped that of newspapers.
China's Taiwan Affairs Office spokesman Ma Xiaoguang (馬曉光) yesterday declared Beijing's determined opposition against Taiwan's independence in regard to recent remarks from Taiwan's main opposition party that cited otherwise.
Over sixty percent of surveyed teenagers from grades 5 to 8 have acknowledged difficulties in making friends, said the Child Welfare League Foundation (CWLF, 兒童福利聯盟) yesterday.
The Good Shepherd Social Welfare Service's cycling program “Force of Love” for immigrants ended recently in Taipei, after a total of 12 days cycling around Taiwan to raise funds for disadvantaged children., 1 Comment
Utah Jazz forward Steve Novak said yesterday in Taipei that Jeremy Lin (林書豪) helped his performance when the two were teammates on the New York Knicks.
A recently released Control Yuan report has called on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) to increase the number of diplomatic personnel posted in Australia in the face of rising demands by Taiwanese in the country owing to the popular working holiday scheme.
Monday, July 21, 2014
Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairwoman Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) yesterday announced that the debate regarding a controversial proposal to freeze the party's “Taiwan independence” clause would be postponed until its next weekly meeting at the party's annual national congress.
The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) yesterday announced that it will be issuing a sea warning as soon as tonight and a land warning on Tuesday for the approaching Typhoon Matmo (麥德姆).