Thursday, June 25, 2015
President Ma Ying-jeou has approved the promotion of 29 senior military officers to the ranks of major general, or one-star general, and lieutenant general, or two-star general, the Ministry of National Defense (MND) announced yesterday.
Eighty-one members of the U.S. Republican National Committee (RNC) have issued a joint statement in support of further strengthening U.S.-Taiwan trade and investment ties.
Wednesday, June 24, 2015
The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) yesterday reiterated its stance that the U.S. welcomes the Kuomintang (KMT) to send its presidential candidate to visit as the ongoing row over whether KMT presidential hopeful Hung Hsiu-chu (洪秀柱) will embark on such a trip continued.
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
A Taiwanese survivor of 27 hours trapped in a crevice on Uluru in Australia returned to his hometown of Kaohsiung Monday, where he is faced with follow-up medical treatment and daunting medical costs his mother says he cannot afford.
Monday, June 22, 2015
A team of four Taiwanese bikers on Saturday (U.S. time) joined competitors from around the world in the Race Across America team event, a strenuous bike ride covering 3,000 miles from California to Maryland.
Friday, June 19, 2015
Ruling Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Hung Hsiu-chu (洪秀柱) said Thursday that she is not inclined to visit the United States before Taiwan's 2016 presidential election.1 Comment
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
"Mosaic Taiwan," a fellowship exchange program for American and Canadian students to gain firsthand experience in the R.O.C, yesterday kicked off in Taipei.
Monday, June 15, 2015
Two Jesuit priests received Plum Blossom Cards from the National Immigration Agency on Monday, giving them permanent resident status in Taiwan in recognition of their selfless love and devotion to the country over the past decade.
Friday, June 12, 2015
Premier Mao Chi-kuo (毛治國) called for cross-ministry cooperation on improvements to retaining and training Southeast Asian workers after the Overseas Community Affairs Council's (OCAC, 僑委會) report to the Cabinet yesterday.
The government regrets that eight South Korean workers were recently found to have been engaged in activity other than that stated on their visas and thus were undermining public order, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said Thursday.1 Comment