Sunday, June 29, 2014
The frontline islets of Dadan and Erdan will be transferred from the military to the local government of outlying Kinmen County June 30, after which the military is expected to reduce its presence there and turn over defense of the islands to the Coast Guard Administration and the police.
Lan Xian Ting (藍象廷) is introducing the first ever all-you-can-eat Thai hot pot restaurant that will be open by the end of this June for people in Taiwan to experience and enjoy.
Friday, June 27, 2014
The World Medical Tourism Congress opened yesterday in Taipei, the first time it has been held in Taiwan, to discuss a variety of health care issues and showcase Taiwan's development in medical services.
A Kaohsiung-bound China Airlines passenger flight from Osaka was forced to make an emergency landing in Okinawa at 2:36 p.m. Thursday after the 737-800 jet was found to be leaking fuel, the airliner said.
Thursday, June 26, 2014
Premier Jiang Yi-huah (江宜樺) is scheduled to attend a handover ceremony at outlying Kinmen County next Monday to mark the transformation when the county government will officially take over the administration of two nearby islets formerly controlled by the military.
Following in the footsteps of their counterparts in London, Milan and Paris, angry licensed cab drivers in Taipei on Wednesday accused smartphone taxi app Uber Inc. of operating outside the law., 1 Comment
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
A man in the southern city of Kaohsiung was charged Monday with public intimidation for an online post threatening a mass killing on public transit reminiscent of the May 21 knife attack on the Taipei Metro.
Monday, June 23, 2014
The Keelung District Court for the third time released Keelung City Council Speaker Huang Ching-tai (黃景泰) on bail yesterday morning, for NT$2 million. Prosecutors said they have decided not to appeal against the district court's ruling this time.
Hundreds of protesters took to the streets yesterday in the northern county of Taoyuan to demand the suspension of the Taoyuan Aerotropolis project, where they confronted another group that came out to support the project.
It is the ninth year for Celebration Canada — one of the largest foreign National Day celebration events in Taiwan— to commemorate Canada Day for the over 50,000 Canadians living and working in Taiwan, the Canadian Chamber of Commerce in Taiwan said recently.