Thursday, May 28, 2015
President Ma Ying-jeou said Wednesday that his South China Sea Peace Initiative broached a day earlier is not just a slogan and that he put forth the initiative because it has the possibility of solving disputes.
A man was arrested for trying to carry 5.3 kilograms of methamphetamines out of Taiwan to Australia, aviation police said Wednesday.
An Army Aviation Special Forces Command OH-58D reconnaissance helicopter was forced to land in a stadium in central Taiwan on Wednesday after suspected mechanical failure, the Army said Wednesday.
Beijing Wednesday demanded that opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairwoman Tsai Ing-wen expand upon what she meant when she said she would "maintain the status quo" if elected president of the Republic of China next year.
Taiwan will send a doctor to South Korea Thursday to learn about the development of Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus (MERS-CoV) there after it reported a fifth case, Taiwan's Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said Wednesday.
Forty kilograms of prized black wagyu beef from Japan brought in by a Taiwanese chef were seized after he arrived in Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport from Tokyo on Tuesday night, customs officers said Wednesday.
Taiwan is studying whether to follow the European Union's footsteps in banning estrogen in cosmetics that may cause endocrine disorders or cancer and pollute the environment, an official said.
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
The United States welcomed a Taiwan initiative for peace in the disputed South China Sea, an official with the U.S. State Department said Tuesday.
Hung Chih-kun (洪智坤), a member of the Taipei City Government Clean Government Committee (CGC, 臺北市政府廉政透明委員會), has been given two demerits and temporarily barred from attending municipal meetings for his involvement in unauthorized media leaks.
Opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairwoman Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said in Tainan Tuesday that the party will not give up Taiwan's claims of sovereignty over Taiping Island, located in the Spratly Islands in the South China Sea.
Taiwanese singer Jolin Tsai's (蔡依琳) agent said Tuesday that the singer thinks it is a pity the Singapore authorities have banned her same-sex marriage new single and music video, "We're All Different, Yet the Same."
Business administration students from four Taiwanese colleges completed a four-day journey on foot through a desert in western China on Monday, with participants from National Taiwan University (NTU) winning an award for sportsmanship.
Former legislative candidate Chen Chi-chung (陳致中), who is known famously as the son of former President Chen Shui-bian (陳水扁), recently said that he has withdrawn himself from the next lawmaker race to instead pursue an opportunity in radio to speak for his father.1 Comment