Thursday, December 26, 2013
Whether Emily Yeh (葉玫), an ex-R.O.C. military intelligence officer who fled to the UK in desertion, will be court-martialed or tried by a civilian court depends on when she is deported, a military official said yesterday.
Wednesday, December 25, 2013
Female Taiwanese military intelligence officer Emily Yeh (葉玫) will be deported back to Taiwan after the New Year, said the Taipei Representative Office in the United Kingdom yesterday.
Taiwan has sent officials to provide assistance to Taiwanese nationals who were reportedly arrested in Bangladesh under suspicion of violating local telecommunication laws, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said yesterday.
Tuesday, December 24, 2013
Professional mainland Chinese pickpockets have been targeting flights to and from Southeast Asia, a member of Taiwan's representative office in Indonesia said, urging Taiwanese travelers to remain alert.
Taiwan is seeking to sign a bilateral investment agreement with the United Kingdom as part of its efforts to strengthen trade relations between the two countries, Taiwan's representative to the UK said yesterday.
Friday, December 20, 2013
During an inquiry session of the Legislative Yuan's Education and Culture Committee yesterday to review the proposed draft to amend the regulations regarding the establishment of virtual universities, minister of Education Chiang Wei-ling (蔣偉寧) said that part of the Taiwan Free Economic Pilot Zone includes a plan for “Education Innovation,” which encompasses four individual programs which will not be launched within any of the designated Pilot Zone areas, but virtually.
The government of Vietnam recently increased fines for laborers who are deported back to Vietnam, but a three-month grace period until the new fines are implemented has resulted in more runaway Vietnamese labors turning themselves in, according to the National Immigration Agency's (NIA) Specialized Operation Brigade in Miaoli County.
All offices of the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) will be closed on Wednesday, Dec. 25, in observance of Christmas Day in the United States, according to a press release of the AIT.
In a bold swipe at the Ministry of Justice's cross-border dragnet that claimed his capture, British fugitive Zain Taj Dean (林克穎), who was again denied bail Wednesday ahead of an extradition hearing in Scotland, says he knows the identity of the key informant that led to his arrest — himself.
Thursday, December 19, 2013
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC, 疾病管制署) raised the travel health advisory to “alert” as the first death of H10N8 avian flu infection was confirmed in Jiangxi province's Nanchang City (江西南昌市), mainland China, the CDC announced yesterday.