Friday, December 19, 2014
Several European countries' representative offices in Taiwan have recently begun to ask R.O.C. nationals applying for short-term Schengen visas to have their fingerprints scanned as part of the European Union's (EU) efforts to beef up border control, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said yesterday.
Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Legislator Lin Shu-fen (林淑芬) and a local health insurance organization yesterday criticized the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the National Health Insurance Administration for twisting the rules to assist drug manufacturers.
The story of a tortoise at Taipei Zoo that helped another one flip over made headlines on ABC News in the United States.
No major progress has been made so far in the case of a Taiwanese diplomat who was found murdered in the Dominican Republic two years ago, Overseas Community Affairs Council (OCAC, 僑委會) Minister Steven Chen (陳士魁) said yesterday.
Taiwan and South Korea command more than half of global 12-inch wafer production capacity thanks to aggressive efforts in expanding their respective presences in the semiconductor sector, a report said Thursday.
A statement released by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) yesterday said that in the past year, there have been many cases of Taiwanese citizens smuggling drugs and participating in other illegal activities while visiting New Zealand.1 Comment
A winery in Yangmei, Taoyuan County was under investigation on Thursday for allegedly selling Australian red wine diluted with a locally made version to distributors and supermarkets, reaping illegal profits.
Premier Mao Chi-kuo urged his Cabinet members Thursday to adjust their way of thinking so as to fundamentally change their attitude and way of doing things.
More than 2.61 million Taiwanese visited Japan during the first 11 months of the year, topping the list of foreign tourist arrivals to Japan, according to statistics released by Japan's Tourism Agency Wednesday.
Thursday, December 18, 2014
Ruentex Financial Group (潤泰集團) Chairman Samuel Yin (尹衍樑) declared yesterday that he was responsible for reporting former Taoyuan Deputy Magistrate Yeh Shih-wen (葉世文) after the latter accepted a bribe from Farglory Group Chairman Chao Teng-hsiung (趙滕雄).