Thursday, October 2, 2014
There is no need to issue a health advisory against travel to the United States in the wake of the country's first reported case of Ebola, Taiwan's Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said Wednesday.
Pan-green Taipei mayoral candidate Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) yesterday declared his willingness to explain his involvement regarding the controversial private bank account MG149, before slamming his opponents for obstructing medical research spurred by upcoming political elections.
The Tourism Bureau is working with Kaohsiung City and Penghu County to roll out special travel packages in an effort to promote tourism after two catastrophic accidents that occurred in those areas.
Finance Minister Chang Sheng-ford on Wednesday urged curbing consumption of Japan-made products to force a price cut after the recent sharp depreciation of the Japanese yen, though consumers excitedly taking advantage of department stores sales indicated the call may go unheeded.
The Changhua Coastal Industrial Park has been listed as the ninth free economic pilot zone in Taiwan, with lawmakers on Wednesday calling for the speedy passage of a bill to govern the project.
Former Tainan City councilor Wu Chien-pao (吳健保), who was sentenced to three years and two months for game-fixing, went missing on Sept. 30, the day before his prison term was to begin.
Eleven-year-old Jamie is an ordinary schoolboy in Taiwan. That is until one day when he joins his father in a climate project in the mountains of Switzerland, where a climate machine takes him through time to catch a glimpse of Earth's bleak future.
Vietnamese news agency Thanh Nien News recently reported that a Vietnamese man named Tran Ngoc Cong died after successfully rescuing a child from drowning in Tainan.
When Taiwan's budding taekwondo star Lin Wan-ting made her international debut at the East Asian Games in October 2013, her sights were already set on winning a gold medal at the 2014 Asian Games in South Korea.