Monday, August 18, 2014
No more respiratory tract infections in infants have been reported at a postpartum care center in Changhua County since steps were taken to stem the outbreak of a respiratory virus, authorities said Sunday.
Famous Taiwanese mountaineers Huang Wen-chen (黃文辰), Lu Chung-han (呂忠翰) and Chang Yuan-chih (張元植) conquered the infamous Broad Peak of the Karakoram Mountain Range between Pakistan, India and China on July 24, marking the first time a Taiwanese team has successfully reached the top of Broad Peak.
The Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB, 刑事局) recently warned Taiwanese of a recent investment scam that has already conned more than 16 victims out of a total of NT$13 million.
Taiwan won the 2014 Junior League World Series championship in Taylor, Michigan on Saturday local time, beating a Texas U.S. baseball team 9 to 1.
Sunday, August 17, 2014
Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) Principal Deputy Minister Chang Hsien-yao (張顯耀) has resigned from his post and will be replaced by Lin Chu-chia (林祖嘉) — another MAC deputy minister — the Executive Yuan announced yesterday.
The military yesterday admitted that a serviceman walked away without being punished though he had been found guilty of sexually harassing a fellow soldier.
Traffic jams on National Freeway No. 5 did not see much improvement yesterday as a peak-hours toll increase trial scheme was implemented on the most congested highway in Taiwan over the weekend.
Premier Jiang Yi-huah will meet with the Ministry of Economic Affairs again on Aug. 20 to discuss a proposal to set up a special zone for petrochemical companies in Kaohsiung, officials said Saturday.
Taiwan Solidarity Union (TSU) lawmaker Chou Ni-an (周倪安) said yesterday that the Taiwan Power Company (Taipower) tried to hide the fact that nearly 70 percent of alarms the Second Nuclear Power Plant were not working during a safety drill in July.
Saturday, August 16, 2014
Premier Jiang Yi-huah (江宜樺) supported the idea of raising the national minimum wage at a symposium with the representatives of the top 10 labor rights organizations in Taiwan, yesterday.