Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE, 日月光) Inc. yesterday apologized for dumping wastewater containing strong acids and heavy metals from its K7 facility in Kaohsiung City into the Hou-chin River., 2 Comments
The founder of religious group “Ri Yue Ming Gong” (日月明功) Chen Chiau-ming (陳巧明) has been listed as a defendant after being accused of starving a 17-year-old high school student, surnamed Chan, to death in June, the Changhua District Prosecutors Office said yesterday.
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Shares of Taiwan-based Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Inc. (ASE) took a beating early yesterday after one of its plants was shut down on environmental concerns, but strong sales numbers helped the stock rebound later in the session, dealers said.
Premier Jiang Yi-huah (江宜樺) said yesterday that the government is aiming to have NT$500 billion invested in the Taoyuan Aerotropolis, adding that the project is expected to generate an output value of NT$2.3 trillion and create 300,000 jobs in Greater Taipei.
All British nationals in Taiwan now needs to submit their passport application to Her Majesty's Passport Office in the United Kingdom as part of the British government's ongoing changes on passport services for British nationals living overseas, the de facto UK embassy in Taiwan said yesterday.
The Taipei City Department of Cultural Affairs (DCA) yesterday invited domestic cultural experts to examine the historic 115-meter-long Yuanshan Tunnel, which is located in Yuanshan Park (圓山公園), and said it plans to register the tunnel to become a part of the Taipei City Museum.
The Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) yesterday arrested a suspect accused of acquiring over NT$240 million via fraudulent means., 1 Comment
The main opposition party yesterday lashed out at the government-owned banks that had celebrated China Construction Bank's launch of Formosa bonds by referring to Taiwan as “within the island.”, 1 Comment
Taiwan's armed forces have recruited 8,603 men and women in the first 11 months of 2013, just 30.15 percent of the Ministry of National Defense target of 28,531 recruits.
People with allergies or respiratory diseases should take precautions when going outside as stronger seasonal winds could lead to poor air quality, the Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) warned yesterday.