Friday, September 25, 2015
A government-run TV channel has covered far more stories on the ruling Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Hung Hsiu-chu (洪秀柱) than her opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) counterpart Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), a DPP lawmaker said yesterday., 1 Comment
A survey regarding gender equality issues revealed that at least half of Taiwanese citizens still maintain the ideals that men have higher statuses than women in the society, announced the National Development Council (NDC).
Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport is planning to introduce several new procedures that are likely to expand its capacity to 45 million passengers per year by 2018, as it seeks to deal with an estimated 10 percent annual growth in passenger traffic, the airport operator said Thursday.
A magnitude 4.5 earthquake jolted Southern Taiwan at 1:58 p.m. Thursday, according to the Central Weather Bureau.
About 5,000 overseas Taiwanese are expected to come to Taiwan and vote in Taiwan's 2016 presidential election, according to Steven Chen, minister of the Overseas Community Affairs Council., 1 Comment
Thursday, September 24, 2015
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said Wednesday that 42 people have died of dengue fever since May 1, which has already surpassed the level for the whole of last year, when 28 people died.
According to a report by the Ministry of Education (MOE) made public yesterday, obstruction charges against 33 people who took part in the storming of the Education Ministry on July 23 will not be dropped. Students (including minors), residents and reporters entered the ministry during the beginning of protracted protests against high school curriculum guideline adjustments., 1 Comment
Taipei District Prosecutors Office did not confirm or deny a media report published yesterday indicating that the office has summoned former EasyCard Corp. Chairman Tai Chi-chuan (戴季全) for questioning in a forgery investigation.
The upcoming summit between U.S. President Barack Obama and mainland Chinese leader Xi Jinping will not infringe Taiwan's rights as promised by the U.S. side, Foreign Minister David Lin (林永樂) said yesterday.