Friday, June 14, 2013
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) yesterday remained tight-lipped on how it is going to push for Taiwan's participation in the assembly of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) that will kick off in September.1 Comment
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) yesterday urged the Maldives to respect its capital city's efforts to sign a sister-city agreement with Kaohsiung after the island-nation in the Indian Ocean announced that it will not recognize the agreement because of its “one China” policy.
Premier Jiang Yi-huah (江宜樺) yesterday requested the Ministry of Education (MOE) to reconsider whether an annual household income threshold should be raised and if a family with more than two children should receive more benefits.
The newly amended Act Governing Food Sanitation, designed to levy harsher punishments on violators, will take effect on June 21 after President Ma Ying-jeou signs it into law on June 19.
Thursday, June 13, 2013
The New York Yankees felt Chien-Ming Wang no longer had the tools to be a consistently effective pitcher at the major league level, releasing him from his minor league contract last week so he could sign with the Toronto Blue Jays.
New Taipei District Court yesterday ordered a suspect, surnamed Lu, be detained and held incommunicado, while his underage girlfriend, surnamed Huang, be detained in the Taipei Juvenile Detention House over alleged arson at Huang's apartment on June 9.
The Legislative Yuan is slated to vote today on the Cabinet's approval of a reconsideration motion to the Accounting Act amendment.
Starting from Thursday, it will be illegal to operate a vehicle with a blood alcohol level at or above 0.03 percent or 0.15 ml ethanol per liter of breath, the National Police Agency (NPA) announced yesterday, in a move that further lowers the legal alcohol blood content for drivers.5 Comments
The tuition-free policy that goes along with the upcoming 12-year compulsory education program will not be applied to all senior high school students, according to Executive Yuan spokesperson Cheng Li-wun.