Tuesday, December 16, 2014
A total of 2,272 black-faced spoonbills are currently wintering in Chiayi, Tainan and Kaohsiung in southern Taiwan, the most in history, Taijiang National Park officials said Monday.
Premier Mao Chi-kuo said Monday he will try first to seek a consensus among lawmakers on a draft law for monitoring cross-strait agreements before addressing the stalled trade-in services pact and the under-negotiation trade-in-goods deal with China.
About 10 percent of workers who applied for parental leave did not return to their original positions when supposed to resume work, according to a survey conducted by the Ministry of Labor (MOL).
Severe smog will be taken as a natural disaster like typhoon and earthquake under which workers can absent themselves from work without getting punished, according to the Ministry of Labor on Sunday.
Monday, December 15, 2014
Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairwoman Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) yesterday turned down a presidential invitation to discuss Constitutional reforms, and instead called again for a national affairs conference to tackle the issue next year., 5 Comments
vLai Hsiang-ling (賴香伶), secretary-general of citizen group Raging Citizens Act Now (人民火大聯盟), was elected yesterday to be the new director of the Taipei Department of Labor.
New Taipei Mayor Eric Chu (朱立倫), one of the most popular of the ruling Kuomintang (KMT) heavyweights, said Sunday that Taiwan should not adhere to a political system in which “power and responsibility do not match each other.”, 2 Comments
Love might just be Taiwan's biggest wealth, evidenced recently in a remote mountain area in the African country of Kenya with an “Old Shoes Save Lives” online campaign initiated by an English teacher living in Taoyuan, northern Taiwan.
Business leaders, entrepreneurs and current and former government officials from Taiwan and China are set to gather at an upcoming business summit in Taipei in an effort to deepen bilateral economic cooperation.
Temperatures could drop to 8 or 9 degrees Celsius in areas north of Chiayi County in the south this coming week as Taiwan experiences the first cold spell of winter this year, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Sunday.