Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Chuang Chih-yuan (莊智淵) and Chen Chien-an (陳建安) will each receive NT$900,000 (US$30,033.56) from Taiwan's government in recognition of their historic win of the men's doubles title at the World Table Tennis Championships early Monday.
The Philippines said Monday that it would make “coordinated efforts” with Taiwan to look into the fatal shooting of a Taiwanese fisherman but stopped short of a joint investigation.
The Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) yesterday said that it will conduct a second round of nationwide inspections for illegally operating hotels.
An Air Force twin-seater Mirage 2000-5 jet fighter crashed into waters west of Hsinchu in Northern Taiwan yesterday morning, but its pilots ejected to safety before the plane hit the water, according to Air Force Command Headquarters.
With heavy rainfall lashing the country, President Ma Ying-jeou yesterday canceled an event to mark the five-year anniversary of his inauguration in order to monitor disaster-prevention efforts.
The revised stock gains tax was approved in a preliminary vote in the Legislative Yuan yesterday, and is expected to be passed after a third reading next Friday at the earliest.
th Taiwan's 4G LTE spectrum sale set to open in September, a draft outline for the country's WiMAX wireless service operators has been confirmed for release in June, Minister Without Portfolio Simon Chang (張善政) said yesterday.
An engineer may have to pay his former employer up to NT$400 million in compensation after leaking photos of the Samsung Galaxy S III before its release last year.
In what was described as a “surprise attack,” opposition lawmakers yesterday passed portions of their non-nuclear homeland draft bill during a legislative session, while Kuomintang (KMT) lawmakers called for cross-party negotiations after they learned of the results.