Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Ruling party Taipei mayoral candidate Sean Lien (連勝文) on Tuesday wagered his bid to govern Taiwan's capital by announcing in an online meeting with prospective voters that he would drop out of the race if evidence shows that he sold holdings of derivative instruments of China-based integrated health care company Golden Meditech Holdings Limited (GMHL, 金衛).
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
An American man was granted NT$50,000 bail and restricted from leaving the country by the Taipei District Prosecutors Office (TDPO) yesterday.
National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) announced that the School of Pharmacy approved by the Ministry of Education (MOE) is ready to welcome its first class of students this new semester starting from September, according to a press release made yesterday.
Monday, September 22, 2014
A group of Israeli musicians will be featured at this year's Daniel Pearl memorial concert in Taipei later this month to commemorate late Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl, who was captured and beheaded in Pakistan while on assignment in 2002.
The Kinmen County government has launched a pilot program in Lieyu Township to make more efficient use of its limited water resources.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) yesterday announced that an initiative to refine biogas fuel from collected food refuse from Taipei and New Taipei has been halted due to technical challenges.
Sunday, September 21, 2014
Taichung has received the nod from the central government for the construction of a cable car system running through central city's scenic mountain areas, officials said yesterday., 1 Comment
A landmark bishop wood (bischofia javanica) tree in the southeastern county of Taitung has been well-prepared ahead of a tropical storm's expected landfall in southern Taiwan, local government officials said Saturday.
Saturday, September 20, 2014
Taiwan's 7-Eleven convenience store chain opened its first store on remote Orchid Island on Friday, after overcoming criticism from civic groups that the outlet would hurt the island's indigenous culture.
Two districts in Taipei sprayed pesticides in their neighborhoods on Friday after the city confirmed its first dengue fever case of the year the previous day, environmental officials said.