Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Taiwan's Centers for Disease Control (CDC) on Tuesday lifted its travel warning to Seoul after the South Korean government declared earlier in the day an end to the outbreak of Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) that killed 36 people.
A 27-year-old man who wounded four passengers in a random knife attack at a Taipei Metro station on July 20 was indicted Tuesday on charges of attempted murder.
Hail pelted down on parts of Northern and Eastern Taiwan on Tuesday afternoon during a period of extreme weather islandwide, the Central Weather Bureau said.
An earthquake with a magnitude of 4.4 on the Richter scale shook Northern Taiwan at 2:59 p.m. Tuesday, according to the Central Weather Bureau.
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Lawmakers from the ruling Kuomintang (KMT) vowed yesterday to amend laws to excise former R.O.C. President Lee Teng-hui's retirement payouts after comments he made in Japan concerning Taiwan's sovereignty claims to the Diaoyu Islands (釣魚台列嶼) last week., 6 Comments
Deputy Education Minister (MOE, 教育部), Chen Der-hwa (陳德華), said yesterday that the ministry will not withdraw its lawsuits against students who stormed the MOE last Thursday evening, claiming that CCTV footage of ..............., 4 Comments
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) said yesterday that the high school curriculum guidelines controversy required that both president and premier state their position on the matter, and not just the minister of education.
Artificial trans fats will possibly see their end on Taiwanese shelves, as the Food and Drug Administration (FDA, 食藥署) yesterday announced plans to ban the unsafe substance nationwide, a move that is backed up by 43 percent of people surveyed., 1 Comment
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) yesterday bade farewell to Deputy Foreign Minister Andrew Kao (高振群), who will take over as deputy secretary-general of the National Security Council (NSC, 國安會).
President Ma Ying-jeou said in a recent interview with the BBC that he was not happy about a simulated attack on Taiwan's Presidential Office in a Chinese military drill.