Tuesday, September 30, 2014
Taiwan bagged three more medals at the 2014 Asian Games in Incheon yesterday, namely the silver in the women's doubles tennis event, the bronze in the men's team table tennis and the bronze in women's individual road cycling.
The Taiwanese pairing of Hsieh Su-wei (謝淑薇) and Chan Chin-wei (詹謹瑋) had to settle for silver in the women's doubles at the Asian Games, falling in the finals Monday to a team from Thailand that got better as the match went on.
The government will begin in 2015 to reward those who provide information on contaminated food in the market using money from a food safety protection fund, Premier Jiang Yi-huah said Monday.
The National Police Agency recently launched its fifth wave of crackdowns on criminal gangs this year, with the focus being on gangs that have tried to win over construction bids through violent means, according to a report released by the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB).
Police from Taiwan, Hong Kong and mainland China recently teamed up to arrest members of an organized crime group that had swindled some NT$700 million out of victims, said the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB).
Monday, September 29, 2014
Chinese Taipei was defeated by South Korea 6 -3 yesterday at the Incheon Asian Games baseball final, settling with silver in the contest.
Approximately 8,000 people rallied by an educare graduates organization, the National 40,000 Educare Self-Help Association (全國4萬教保員自救會), hit the streets yesterday in support of the right for trained educators to teach kindergarten classes (幼教班) without earning specialized certification for preschool education.
Team Taiwan got a boost from the victory of Pan Cheng-tsung in men's individual golf to snatch a gold medal in the team event Sunday at the Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea.
Reports indicate that the Ministry of Labor (MOL) is poised to raise the Labor Insurance premium by 0.5 percent to reach 10 percent, effective next year.
The Council of Agriculture said Sunday production value of groupers has increased this year, even though a Liberty Times opinion piece a day earlier said exports of the fish have fallen.