Sunday, October 19, 2014
Taipei mayoral candidate Sean Lien (連勝文) yesterday released his labor policy, which promises unemployment benefits for first-time job-seekers and more protection for dispatched workers.
President Ma Ying-jeou said Saturday that Nanliao Fishery Harbor (南寮漁港) in Hsinchu, northern Taiwan, will be upgraded into a direct cross-Taiwan Strait transportation harbor for the dual use for passengers and cargo.
Friday, October 17, 2014
A new office under the Cabinet that will be responsible for food safety will become operational next week, government spokesman Sun Lih-chyun (孫立群) said Thursday, amid a series of food scandals that have triggered widespread concerns over the safety of local food products.
Employees of a local fishing operator brought a locally registered boat back to Taiwan Thursday after a suspected hijacking at sea by its Indonesian crew members left the Taiwanese skipper missing.
Taipei and New Taipei special municipalities have won awards from the World e-Governments Organization of Cities and Local Governments (WeGO) for their outstanding e-government practices, according to the international organization, which promotes the development of e-government.
A marathon will be held in Tainan next month along a route that will allow the competitors to see the coastal landscapes and nature sites of the southern city, the organizers said Thursday.
Thursday, October 16, 2014
The Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) yesterday dismantled a Taoyuan-based health supplement fraud operation following the arrest of 9 suspects, including its ringleader.
Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Taipei Mayor Hau Lung-bin (郝龍斌) yesterday announced that the prolonged construction difficulties of the “Taipei Twin Towers” (雙子星) will be resolved, with the project no longer up for bids from development companies.
A 106-year-old man was released from a northern Taiwan hospital Tuesday after a successful appendectomy, making him the hospital's oldest patient to have undergone the operation.
Monday, October 13, 2014
One of the deceased victims of the recent shipwreck off the coast of Penghu (澎湖) sacrificed his life to save passengers onboard late on Friday, testimony from reports on the incident shows.