Sunday, June 16, 2013
A Chinese woman seeking to circumvent Taiwan's immigration controls by having plastic surgery to alter her fingerprints was busted by sharp-eyed immigration officials, the National Immigration Agency said Saturday.
Saturday, June 15, 2013
Premier Jiang Yi-huah (江宜樺) yesterday announced that students who are already enrolled in senior and vocational high schools will not be affected by the 12-year compulsory education program that will be launched next year.
The government yesterday maintained that the number of Cabinet-level bodies has been reduced steadily in line with a restructuring plan.
The Ministry of Education recently organized a job fair in Taichung under the career and competency assessment UCAN program, during which students were interviewed for internships at companies.
Taipei 101, one of the world's tallest skyscrapers, opened its lobby Friday to an indoor market for local charity groups to help them raise funds.
Friday, June 14, 2013
President Ma Ying-jeou seemed no longer conservative and reserved regarding cross-strait relations, said Chinese President Xi Jinping (習近平) during a forum between the Kuomintang (KMT) and Chinese Communist Party (CPP) in Beijing yesterday.
The Taiwan Supreme Court yesterday upheld a High Court ruling to sentence a woman to death for murdering her husband to claim insurance benefits.1 Comment
Aside from three abstaining, legislators yesterday voted unanimously for a reconsideration of the Accounting Act amendment.
Taipei City Mayor Hau Lung-bin (郝龍斌) yesterday afternoon delivered an unannounced speech at Taiwan Brain Trust (TBT) think tank, a deep pan-green organization, on the topic of reconciliation as Taiwan's only way out.
New Taipei City Mayor Eric Chu yesterday denied rumors that he has been chosen to be the next premier, stressing that such rumors may continue but people should not perceive them as factual.