Saturday, December 14, 2013
The Milwaukee Brewers selected minor leaguer Wang Wei-chung (王維中) of Taiwan in the Rule 5 Draft on Thursday, a move that pundits described as the day's most creative selection.
Land developers and real estate agents yesterday warned that real estate prices throughout the country may go up further next year after a steep increase in land value on the first day of 2014, when sellers are expected to unload their tax burdens on buyers by raising prices., 1 Comment
Friday, December 13, 2013
Changhua County prosecutors yesterday arrested Chen Chiau-ming (陳巧明), founder of the “Ri Yue Ming Gong” (日月明功) religious group, over allegations she was involved in the death by starvation of a 17-year-old high school student in June., 1 Comment
Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE, 日月光) Inc. was discovered yesterday to have concealed pipes for wastewater disposal that were not legally registered with authorities, Environmental Protection Administration Minister Stephen Shen (沈世宏) said., 2 Comments
The Taipei High Administrative Court yesterday ruled against the Wang family, who refused to re-locate for the Wenlin Yuan (文林苑) urban renewal project.
Culture Minister Lung Ying-tai (龍應台) yesterday proposed at the Legislature that Taiwan and China should collaborate to apply for World Heritage status for many of Taiwan's historical and nature sites due to the island's lack of legal stature., 1 Comment
Pollution accusations leveled against Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Inc. (ASE, 日月光) could lead the company's clients to shift their orders to ASE's rivals amid concern over a recent closure ordered by the government for part of ASE's production complex in Kaohsiung due to environmental concerns, market analysts said.
The Ministry of National Defense (MND) confirmed yesterday that the Taiwan High Prosecutors' Office (THPO, 台灣高等法院檢察署) did ask the MND to conduct a ballistics test in reference to the apparent suicide of an airman, despite the THPO's denial that such a request was ever issued.
The non-profit United Way of Taiwan called on the public Thursday to contribute to an annual fundraising campaign launched in support of social welfare work, which is still 70 percent short of the target.