Wednesday, February 25, 2015
To commemorate the first day of work after the Chinese New Year holiday, the Kuomintang (KMT) legislative caucus held a spring celebration yesterday where party Chairman Eric Chu (朱立倫) preached goals of unity and harmony for the KMT.
Security officials at the Taipei Songshan Airport were given a good scare when they found a one-meter-long boa constrictor inside a package that was about to board a domestic flight.1 Comment
The unexpected closure of two retail stores operated by a celebrated veteran dried tofu snack producer in the central city of Taichung last month has surprised many loyal customers and people in the same business.
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) yesterday held a brief press conference to answer questions posed by local media following a New Year Prayers ceremony at Taipei City Council.
Taiwan's Coast Guard Administration (CGA, 海巡署) recently invited senior U.S. Coast Guard personnel to hold lectures in Taiwan as part of a training session to improve the performance of local coastguardsmen, a local newspaper said yesterday.
Businesses are starting to feel the pinch with the second phase of water restrictions scheduled for Feb. 26 due to Southern Taiwan's recent continued drought.
Nearly 200 Taiwanese travelers have made used of an emergency passport renewal service at the Foreign Ministry's branch office at Taoyuan airport before and during the Lunar New Year holiday, an official said yesterday.
A number of events will be held around Taiwan over the next few weeks to commemorate the 68th anniversary of the 228 Incident, an anti-government uprising and subsequent brutal crackdown that occurred in 1947.
Premier Mao Chi-kuo said Tuesday the nation needs to launch a series of economic, social and policy contemplation transformation projects to build “a new Taiwan.”
Tuesday, February 24, 2015
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) yesterday said that the blueprints of the Syntrend Creative Park (三創數位生活園區) will be revealed within the next two weeks.