Saturday, September 20, 2014
The Republic of China's government respects the decision made by the Scottish people in Scotland's just concluded independence referendum, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said yesterday.
An alleged gang member wanted in connection with the attack on a police detective on Sunday reported to the Criminal Investigation Division of the Taipei City Police Department yesterday afternoon.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) plans to invite senior government officials from Taiwan's Central American ally Panama for visit to further solidify bilateral ties, Foreign Minister David Lin (林永樂) said.
The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) issued a land warning for approaching Tropical Storm Fung-Wong last night, predicting it would make landfall near the southern tip of Taiwan and move north up the entire length of the island during the weekend.
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.
An ad hoc investigation panel headed by the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB, 刑事警察局) busted a cross-strait telecom fraud ring, nabbing 12 suspects involved in an elaborate fraud scheme.
Taiwan banks' exposure to China hit a fresh high at the end of June on the back of increasing financial exchanges across the Taiwan Strait, according to the Central Bank of the Republic of China (中央銀行).
A weekend event in Taipei will highlight Latin American and Caribbean cultures, as part of an effort to promote cultural exchanges between Taiwan and that region, the organizers said Friday.
China has begun the construction of its first domestically designed aircraft carrier that is expected to be finished by 2020, according to Canada-based military magazine Kanwa Defense Review.
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.