Saturday, March 8, 2014
People convicted of sexual assault should face harsher punishments as a deterrent to certain forms of rape and other sex crimes, opposition lawmakers said Friday.6 Comments
Candlelight memorial services will be held simultaneously in Taiwan and Japan on March 11 to mark the third anniversary of a devastating earthquake and tsunami in northeastern Japan, the organizers said Friday.
The Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) on Friday said that it managed to arrest and escort a drug dealer, surnamed Chen, from Thailand to Taiwan recently, according to the Central News Agency (CNA).
Friday, March 7, 2014
The government is currently studying the feasibility of imposing a national defense surcharge in an attempt to increase the defense budget to boost voluntary military transformation, Defense Minister Yen Ming (嚴明) confirmed yesterday.
Finance Minister Chang Sheng-ford (張盛和) on Thursday spoke against the Ministry of National Defence (MND), saying that no plan is in place to levy a tax for an all-volunteer military.
Former Executive Yuan vice premier Chiang Pin-kun (江丙坤) cited the inefficiency of the Executive Yuan as a factor in his unwillingness to continue his tenure yesterday, during a conference to which he was invited as a guest speaker.
An AH-64E Apache attack helicopter was flown to an army base in Taoyuan, northern Taiwan, where it will be stationed, the Army said Thursday, after Taiwan's 12 AH-64Es were put back into service last week.
Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairman Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) answered questions regarding his disagreement with former premier Frank Hsieh (謝長廷) over the upcoming elections during a press conference yesterday, drawing an analogy comparing internal party dispute to that of an occupied maternity ward.
The Ministry of Health and Welfare (MHW) yesterday said that eight administrators and assistant administrators of hospitals under the ministry will be removed from their current positions starting from March 4.