Saturday, August 22, 2015
The John Tung Foundation (董氏基金會) has questioned Japan Tobacco Inc. (傑太日煙) about its claims of injecting over NT$9 billion in foreign capital into a tobacco plant being built in Greater Tainan., 1 Comment
Northern and Northeastern Taiwan can expect to be pelted by heavy rain in the coming days no matter how close Typhoon Goni gets to the island, a weather expert warned Friday, urging people to take precautions.
Ruling Kuomintang (KMT) lawmakers want to revoke former President Lee Teng-hui's (李登輝) privileges as a former head of state for comments he made to Japan's Voice magazine, including that he was happy to fight for Japan during World War II., 9 Comments
New Taipei police authorities recently arrested nine gangsters belonging to the Bamboo Union (竹聯幫), one of the major organized crime gangs in Taiwan, over violent debt collecting charges, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) announced yesterday., 1 Comment
Prosecutors yesterday decided not to press charges against any of the 15 individuals listed as potential defendants in a high-profile case where a group of civilians, led by a military chopper pilot, entered an Army base in March to take photographs of an AH-64E Apache helicopter without undergoing proper procedures., 1 Comment
Friday, August 21, 2015
The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) on Thursday issued a sea warning for Typhoon Goni, cautioning against increasing winds and rough waves in waters off Eastern and Southern Taiwan.
In a piece submitted to a Japanese-language magazine to be published next month, former R.O.C. President Lee Teng-hui states that during the Second World War, he considered himself a citizen fighting for the Japanese motherland., 3 Comments
A European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) business opportunities briefing will be held next month in Taipei to attract more Taiwanese investment to four developing markets, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) announced yesterday.
The nonprofit organization, United Way of Taiwan (UWT), kicked off its annual fundraising event "One-day Salary Donation" on Thursday to help improve the lives of the disadvantaged and promote social equality., 1 Comment
National Taiwan Normal University (NTNU, 台灣師範大學) declared yesterday that it will carry out a new training program in place of the old teaching assistant (TA) policy, which will soon be implemented in the coming semester and no TAs will be on campus in the future, said NTNU.