Monday, March 30, 2015
The M503 flight route was officially opened to commercial aircraft yesterday. Online flight tracking sites indicated that Dragonair Flight KA857 was the first aircraft to use the air route, flying from Shanghai en route to Hong Kong.
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) yesterday implored his subordinates to refrain from using outdated terminology to establish a difference in personal status between people.
The Army Command Headquarters (ACH, 陸軍司令部) yesterday said that it has ordered the immediate removal of a controversial Army recruitment poster and is conducting internal discussions to determine the proper punishment for personnel responsible for creating the poster.
Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairwoman Tsai Ing-wen said Sunday that her party is committed to maintaining stability in the Asia-Pacific region, addressing recent concerns raised by a senior U.S. adviser.
Gasoline and diesel prices in Taiwan will increase by NT$0.5 (US$0.016) per liter on Monday, following a rise in international oil prices last week, CPC Corp., Taiwan announced Sunday.
Broadcasters reporting on the Olympic and Asian Football Confederation qualifying match between Taiwan and host Myanmar were accused of using racial slurs in game coverage on Friday.
China's top negotiator with Taiwan said Sunday that the mainland does not feel there should be a problem with Taiwan's application for membership in the Beijing-backed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB).
China's Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) initiative is a means to achieve its goal of bolstering regional integration and connectivity through its “One Belt, One Road” strategy, Lu Chung-ta, director of investments and marketing at Shin Kong Investment Trust Co.
Two major convenience store chains in Taiwan are trying to introduce mobile apps to give customers access to a greater range of services and boost sales as e-commerce could soon revolutionize the convenience store industry.
Nearly one third of Taiwanese aged under 40 are hoping to find a job in China due to potentially higher salaries and greater room for career development, a survey from cable television channel TVBS has found.