Friday, December 6, 2013
The construction of the new Ministry of National Defense (MND) headquarters in Taipei is expected to be completed in 2014, an opposition lawmaker said yesterday.
Legislators were yesterday invited on a tour of the yet-to-be-completed new Ministry of National Defense headquarters, and were party to the unveiling of a fully operational underground war room beneath the building as well as tunnels leading to command centers elsewhere.
An opposition lawmaker yesterday called on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) to get to the bottom of the reason for Azerbaijan's recent denial of a visa application made by Taiwanese professor Lin Jaung-geng (林昭庚).
Despite an overabundance of doctorate degree holders in Taiwan at present, a shortage is likely within 10 years due to the country's falling birth rate, Science Minister Cyrus Chu warned yesterday., 2 Comments
The Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) on Wednesday busted a cross-strait fraud ring, nabbing 26 suspects after six months of investigation.
Northern and Eastern Taiwan could see more rain until Saturday due to increasing seasonal winds, the Central Weather Bureau said yesterday.
Thursday, December 5, 2013
The Taichung branch of the Taiwan High Court yesterday ruled that Yu Shen Co. (昱伸公司) must compensate Uni-President NT$130 million for supplying the conglomerate with plasticizer-tainted food additives.
Prosecutors yesterday searched Flavor Full Foods (Flavor Full, 富味鄉) over allegations the company violated the Securities and Exchange Act, and summoned 27 persons of interest, including the company's chairman Chen Wen-nan (陳文南), for questioning.
The Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC, 金管會) yesterday announced that listed companies will be allowed to include real estate investments in earnings under revised accounting standards.
Former National Property Administration Director General Hung Bao-chuan (洪寶川) was listed as a defendant in an illegal land-grab case that involved the brother of Miaoli County magistrate Liu Cheng-hung (劉政鴻) yesterday, and was released on NT$1 million bail.