Thursday, April 17, 2014
The National Immigration Agency (NIA) has joined with the Council of Agricultura (COA) and the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) to introduce new immigrants to jobs in the countryside.
A court in the Philippines issued arrest warrants for two officers from the Philippine Coast Guard (PCG) Wednesday for obstruction of justice in relation to the shooting of a Taiwanese fisherman last May.
The Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) yesterday sent back the Miaoli County Government's bypass road project in order to plan better conservation measures for leopard cats that are in danger of extinction.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
President Ma Ying-jeou — who doubles as chairman of the ruling Kuomintang (KMT) — announced his determination to implement major reforms within the party yesterday, a declaration that was interpreted as a challenge to opposition party leader-to-be Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文)., 3 Comments
The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) will be pushing back its Taipei mayoral candidate nominations by roughly one month following the student movement that cut into the agendas of both ruling and opposition parties in March.
Premier Jiang Yi-huah (江宜樺) said yesterday that through the recent student movement, he has seen how the Internet has shaped the operation of democracy, noting that he also realized he needs to create more opportunities to talk with the younger generation regarding policy-making and public affairs.
The Legislature decided yesterday to schedule a question time with the premier during two upcoming plenary sessions, after proceedings were interrupted by an occupation of its main chamber by protesters.
Control Yuan member Chien Lin Whei-jun (錢林慧君) said yesterday that Taiwan High Speed Rail (HSR) should review the “necessity” and “legitimacy” of its 50-percent discount policy for foreign senior visitors, children and disabled passengers., 1 Comment
More than 92,000 people, or one in 251 residents of Taiwan, were diagnosed with cancer in 2011, an increase of more than 2,000 from the previous year, according to figures released by the Health Promotion Administration (HPA) Tuesday.
Chia Chi Wan (呷七碗) food company, which is famous for providing Taiwanese sticky rice, was fined NT$2.6 million for using expired ingredients and falsely labeling three products, New Taipei City's Public Health Department said yesterday.