Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Premier Mao Chi-kuo (毛治國) yesterday proposed a three-point strategy regarding Taiwan's bid to join the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), suggesting that a nationwide consensus would result in a positive outcome.
Employees in Taiwan will have seven long weekends in 2016 including nine consecutive days off for Chinese New Year, the Executive Yuan confirmed yesterday.
Products offered by chain stores Meet Fresh (鮮芋仙) and T.K.K. Fried Chicken (頂呱呱), as well as the OK Mart convenience store have been found to violate food sanitation standards, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA, 食藥署) reported yesterday.
People who wish to take a closer look at one of the Taiwan's most advanced military helicopters, the AH-64E Apache, are welcome to do so during an upcoming military base open house event later this month in the southern city of Kaohsiung, the Ministry of National Defense (MND) announced yesterday.
Taiwan has made a breakthrough in agricultural research by developing a test for viruses that affect the seedlings of passion fruit, a tropical crop that generates substantial annual revenues each year.
Tuesday, October 13, 2015
The Kuomintang (KMT) said yesterday that it will hold an extraordinary party congress this weekend, potentially resolving the presidential candidacy issue sooner than otherwise expected.
The Ministry of National Defense (MND, 國防部) yesterday rebuked accusations that it had inflated budget expenses for new flat-screen TVs by NT$40 million, at three times the general price level, the Central News Agency reported.
A 5.2-magnitude quake shook Southeastern Taiwan at 7:14 p.m. yesterday, according to the Central Weather Bureau.
A new rule requiring medical rescue teams to arrive at accident scenes at amusement parks within four to six minutes will come into force Nov. 15, according to the Ministry of Transportation and Communications.
With the LPGA Taiwan tournament approaching, Yani Tseng (曾雅妮) said yesterday that she is looking forward to the competition, which she described as a chance for her to return to Taiwan after a year of battling in foreign countries.