Thursday, July 24, 2014
According to meteorology expert Peng Chi-ming (彭啟明), only a third of the cities and counties that declared school and work cancellations for yesterday actually experienced weather conditions that justified the cancellations.2 Comments
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Earlier this month, a mother of four, surnamed Su, who has three disabled children requiring constant care, accused the government of ignoring the demands of families that have disabled members.2 Comments
Thursday, July 10, 2014
Following both Taipei and New Taipei mayors publicly urging the Kuomintang (KMT) to reconsider the mayoral candidate for Keelung City, the ruling party yesterday during its weekly Central Standing Committee meeting revoked Keelung City Council Speaker Huang Ching-tai's (黃景泰) nomination.
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said the Gambian president Yahya Jammeh has always been a controversial man who made a lot of decisions on his own without consulting with his aides or advisors.
Monday, July 7, 2014
The government watchdog Control Yuan issued a report this June that pointed fingers at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA), saying that it is partially responsible for the cutting of ties with Taiwan's former African ally last November.1 Comment
Friday, July 4, 2014
At the end of 2013, the new freeway toll system was primed like an arrow in a bow, ready to take flight. The Ministry of Transportation and Communications (MOTC) promised that the new electronic freeway toll system, developed and controlled by the Far Eastern Electronic Toll Collection Co. (FETC), would save freeway users time and reduce the frequency of traffic jams. Good news for drivers, of course.
Saturday, June 21, 2014
According to the Asia University Rankings 2014, published recently by Times Higher Education, when it comes to the nation with the most institutions in the running, Taiwan fell from second to fourth place. National Taiwan University (NTU) is still Taiwan's leading institution and took 14th place, remaining in the same position as last year.
Friday, June 20, 2014
With November not that far away, there has been a lot of talk and speculation on how the nine-in-one elections will play out.
Friday, June 13, 2014
A court in Edinburgh ruled on Wednesday to extradite to Taiwan fugitive Zain Dean — the British businessman who fled Taiwan to avoid his prison term for a hit-and-run death in Taipei.4 Comments
Thursday, June 5, 2014
It has been more than six months since The Gambia withdrew its embassy in the R.O.C.; however, the West African nation has yet to cement official relations with the People's Republic, which begs the question: Exactly how did President Yahya Jammeh's administration profit from this move?