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Friday, April 18, 2014
Taiwan -- Tsai registers for DPP chair election, urges generational shift
Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) chairperson candidate Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) yesterday listed a generation-shift within the party as her chief political promise if she were to win the chairperson elections once more.
Taiwan -- Nuke 3 to stop supplying electricity for 10 days
Taiwan Power Co. (Taipower, 台電) said yesterday that following the Third Nuclear Power Plant Unit 2's annual examination began in March, the power plant's Unit 1 will undergo a 10-day construction today to strengthen its earthquake resistance structures, meaning that the power plant will stop supplying electricity for 10 days.
The Department of Transportation of the Taipei City Government (臺北市政府交通局) released the 2013 Financial Report of the YouBike system yesterday, following a report that accused the department of approving subsidies inappropriately.
Lawmakers yesterday urged the military to shorten the time needed to relocate an arsenal located in downtown Kaohsiung City in order to make way for new projects to boost the city's future development.
The Taipei City Government hotline received a call Wednesday from an unknown male who held a 20-second conversation in which he threatened to assassinate the president prior to hanging up.
Ruling party and opposition legislators yesterday lashed out at each other over the high school course adjustment at a public hearing.
Saturday will mark the beginning of a series of events centered on birds of prey to coincide with the peak of their migration season, offering a rare look at grey-faced buzzards and Chinese sparrow hawks.
Environmentally minded organizations will set up a “green market” of 60 booths over the weekend to encourage sustainable consumption ahead of Earth Day, organizers said Thursday.
Taiwan had more than 340,000 public servants as of the end of 2013, the highest number since 2005, according to government data released yesterday.
A Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) official recently reminded New Taipei citizens that only first-time applicants can file for R.O.C. passports at the city's household registration offices.
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
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