Thursday, September 25, 2014
The Ministry of National Defense (MND) yesterday refuted a local media report that accused a former head of Taiwan's defense mission in the United States of spying for China.
The Legislative Yuan yesterday passed preliminary deliberation on an amendment to the cross-strait relations act that would allow mainland Chinese students in Taiwan to be covered under the National Health Insurance (NHI) system.
The messaging app Juiker, which the Cabinet advised government officials to use instead of Line, has recently been reported to have security issues.
The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) announced that the U.S. Diversity Immigrant Visa (DV) lottery 2016 will run from noon of Oct. 1 through noon of Nov. 3 Eastern Daylight Time (EDT), according to a press release from AIT.
Education Minister Wu Se-hwa (吳思華) said that the number of universities in Taiwan should be reduced to 100 while attending a Legislative Yuan Education and Culture Committee interpellation session yesterday.
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Taiwanese athlete Lin Tzu-chi (林子琦) yesterday broke the world record for women's under-63-kilogram weightlifting with a combined score of 261 kilograms, winning the national team another gold medal at the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea.
Premier Jiang Yi-huah (江宜樺) yesterday said the issue of who should be held accountable over the tainted oil scandal will be taken care of next week.1 Comment
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said Monday the league will review its policies on domestic violence, trying to head off the kind of crisis now facing the NFL.
Wanted by the police since the murder of a police detective 10 days ago, gang member Chou Yu-teng (周譽騰) yesterday turned himself in to the police, bringing the main wanted suspect list down to one other gang member.
Taiwan's Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) urged Kaohsiung Tuesday to lift its night flight ban at its international airport to promote the development of local low cost carriers (LCCs).1 Comment