Tuesday, March 11, 2014
A retired Marine Corps colonel and a former military academy instructor have been indicted on charges of spying for China, in the first reported espionage case involving Taiwan's Marine Corps, a local newspaper said yesterday.
A Taiwanese national suffered serious injuries after being assaulted by robbers in Vietnam last week, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said yesterday.
Kuomintang (KMT) lawmaker Chang Ching-chung (張慶忠) said yesterday that the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) caucus has broken parliamentary conventions over the cross-strait service trade pact review, adding that lawmakers in favor of the pact should consider petitioning the Executive Yuan to pronounce it effective in accordance with the law.
A tourism activity featuring railway stations that share the same names in both Taiwan and Japan was held in Tokyo yesterday.
An exhibition that opened Monday in Taipei is showcasing props and recreated sets from the hit baseball film “Kano,” which tells the true story of an underdog Taiwanese high school baseball team of the same name.
The number of Taiwanese tourists visiting Malaysia could hit 300,000 this year amid growing local interest in travel to the Southeast Asian country, visiting Malaysian tourism officials said yesterday.
New Taipei will expand its efforts to restore the Formosa lily to its once flourishing status on mountains in northern Taiwan, the director of the city's Agriculture Department said.
McDonald's restaurants in Taiwan will hand out more Egg McMuffins free of charge this year as part of its annual campaign to encourage people to get up early and start the day with a good meal.
HTC (宏達電) Corp. declined to comment yesterday on a media report that it will roll out its newest flagship smartphone model faster than last year, but said it remains committed to better availability of the phone as planned.