Wednesday, August 26, 2015
People interested in seeing Taiwan's most advanced helicopter, the AH-64E Apache, will have a chance to do so later this year when the military will hold open days at two of its bases, the Ministry of National Defense said Tuesday.
The Ministry of National Defense (MND, 國防部) announced last night that it would not be able to end conscription as scheduled.
Interior Minister Chen Wei-zen honored 35 missionaries on Monday for their long-term contributions to Taiwan during stays that have averaged more than 35 years.
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Up to 1,000 public servants violate regulations by working part-time for a separate business and should be disciplined accordingly, the Ministry of Civil Service (MOCS, 銓敘部) said yesterday.
The Taiwan Armed Forces currently have no plans to lift the decision to ground a pilot who led a group of civilians on a tour where they took photographs of an AH-64E Apache helicopter this March without undergoing proper procedures despite prosecutors deciding not to press charges, the Taiwan military said yesterday.
Motorcyclists who have the astrological sign Scorpio are the most frequent runners of red lights in Taipei City, the Motor Vehicles Office reported yesterday.2 Comments
Taiwan defeated the United States 12-0 on Sunday to win the Junior League Baseball World Series championship for a third consecutive year.
Monday, August 24, 2015
Local police on Sunday urged the Taiwan public to be more curious and aware of the people around them, after a woman's death at an Internet cafe went unnoticed for hours. The 37-year-old woman was found dead Saturday at an Internet cafe in Hsinchu City, according to the city police.
An Indonesian worker has expressed gratitude to the police in Hsinchu County for saving her from labor exploitation and confinement by a household employer.
In a bid to boost Taiwan's lackluster exports to Southeast Asia, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) is encouraging Taiwanese companies to invest more in India and Indonesia, where domestic demand is promising.