Sunday, January 25, 2015
National Immigration Agency (NIA, 移民署) Public Relations Director Hsu Chien-lin (徐健麟) recently won first prize in a national public servant essay writing contest, the NIA said in a released statement.
The Legislature approved amendments to the Water Pollution Control Act under which business owners convicted of causing death by illegally ----releasing toxic water or waste water could be given life sentences plus a fine of NT$30 million (US$1 million).1 Comment
Saturday, January 24, 2015
The Ministry of Education (MOE) said yesterday that it will send inspectors to Tunghai University to investigate the board of director's decision to suspend university President Tang Ming-jer (湯銘哲).
Following President Ma Ying-jeou's (馬英九) lawsuit against radio host Clara Chou (周玉蔻), Presidential Office spokeswoman Ma Wei-kuo (馬瑋國) said yesterday that Ma Ying-jeou will be enlisting his lawyer to file lawsuits against political pundit Chen Min-feng (陳敏鳳) ...1 Comment
Former President Chen Shui-bian (陳水扁) was indicted on money laundering charges Friday, less than three weeks after being released on medical parole from a prison where he was already serving a lengthy sentence for corruption.1 Comment
The Executive Yuan announced several new Cabinet members Friday, including Culture Minister Hung Meng-chi (洪孟啟), Minister of Transportation and Communications Chen Jian-yu (陳建宇)...................
Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairwoman Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said Friday her party is aiming to phase out nuclear power in Taiwan by 2025.2 Comments
As many as 1,000 restaurants in the municipalities of Taipei and Tainan and the city of Hsinchu have been recognized as disabled-friendly as a result of a campaign to promote barrier-free living, according to an organization dedicated to disability rights.1 Comment