Friday, December 6, 2013
Minister of the Interior Lee Hong-yuan (李鴻源) yesterday said that in two weeks he will announce the names of the hostels located within the middle- to high-risk scope at Cingjing Farm (清境農場) of Nantou County.
The Supreme Court yesterday upheld bribery charges against former Minister of Transportation and Communications Kuo Yao-chi (郭瑤琪), confirming a sentence of eight years imprisonment handed down by the Taipei High Court in a second trial.
The female population in Taiwan has now exceeded the male population for the first time in 100 years, the Ministry of Interior (MOI) announced yesterday.
The family of a Taiwanese woman kidnapped in Malaysia in mid-November denied Thursday in a statement that it has authorized any representatives to negotiate with her abductors for her release.
The construction of the new Ministry of National Defense (MND) headquarters in Taipei is expected to be completed in 2014, an opposition lawmaker said yesterday.
Legislators were yesterday invited on a tour of the yet-to-be-completed new Ministry of National Defense headquarters, and were party to the unveiling of a fully operational underground war room beneath the building as well as tunnels leading to command centers elsewhere.
An opposition lawmaker yesterday called on the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) to get to the bottom of the reason for Azerbaijan's recent denial of a visa application made by Taiwanese professor Lin Jaung-geng (林昭庚).
Despite an overabundance of doctorate degree holders in Taiwan at present, a shortage is likely within 10 years due to the country's falling birth rate, Science Minister Cyrus Chu warned yesterday.
The Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) on Wednesday busted a cross-strait fraud ring, nabbing 26 suspects after six months of investigation.
Northern and Eastern Taiwan could see more rain until Saturday due to increasing seasonal winds, the Central Weather Bureau said yesterday.