Tuesday, January 27, 2015
The central government and local chapters in areas short of rainfall will continue to battle the first drought of the year and avoid any unnecessary loss of water, said Vice Premier Chang San-cheng (張善政).
New Taipei Government's Cultural Affairs Department (CAD) yesterday announced that it will be assisting the Ministry of Health and Welfare in restoring the building and grounds of the Losheng Sanatorium (樂生療養院).
The Consumers Protection Committee (CPC, 消費者保護處) of the Executive Yuan yesterday revealed the result of inspections of 19 plastic surgery clinics in six cities.
Starting Feb. 1, an additional 500 slots per day will be given to Chinese group tourists who visit Taiwan's outlying islands to continue their trip to Taiwan amid Taiwan's bid to promote travel to the islands, according to the Tourism Bureau.
Taiwanese competitors bagged three gold medals and one bronze in the 2015 U.S. Open Taekwondo Championships on Jan. 23-24.
Taiwanese tennis player Chan Yung-jan (詹詠然) and China's Zheng Jie (鄭潔) advanced to the quarterfinals of the women's doubles competition at the Australia Open in Melbourne Monday.
Opposition Democratic Progressive Party Chairwoman Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Monday that she expects to visit the United States later this year.
Tempers flared as Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) legislators and environmental groups protested yesterday at the 2015 Energy Conference while President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) addressed the summit with a speech.
Council of Agriculture (COA) Minister Chen Bao-chi (陳保基) stated at a press conference yesterday that future poultry farm reconstruction efforts will incorporate renewed industry standards to support bio-security across the agriculture sector.
Taipei District Prosecutors Office announced yesterday it has pressed charges against student activist leader Chen Wei-ting (陳為廷) with obstruction of a public servant's duties for his involvement in altercations with police as well as tugging on a policeman's shield during the Sunflower protests in March.2 Comments