Friday, December 12, 2014
Stargazers could have an opportunity to catch the Geminid meteor shower Dec. 14, which is expected to produce about 120 shooting stars per hour, the Taipei Astronomical Museum said.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) yesterday made public a multilanguage short-film as part of its ongoing efforts toward promoting Taiwan's bids to join two regional economic blocs, targeting the Southeast Asia region.
Taiwan's Navy has released a film that records a recent successful sea trial of the nation's first stealth missile corvette Tuo Chiang (沱江) as the locally built warship that is in preparation for joining the Navy by the end of this year.
A magnitude-6.8 earthquake occurred off Taiwan's north coast early Thursday, an incident described by the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) as beneficial, as it has helped release seismic energy that has been accumulating over the past year.
Taiwan's total tax revenues for 2014 will hit a record high, the Finance Ministry said, after it reported a figure of NT$1.85 trillion so far this year.
Thursday, December 11, 2014
Local master chef Cheng Yen-chi, better known as Ah-chi-shih (阿基師), yesterday admitted to having hugged and kissed a fan after being caught visiting motels twice with the same woman by paparazzi.1 Comment
A popular female participant in the Sunflower Movement yesterday reached out to her online friends and fan base on Facebook, seeking recommendations for legal counsel to represent her against an individual from Hong Kong who allegedly leaked a controversial video to local Chinese-language tabloid Next Magazine (壹週刊) in which she purportedly solicits money for sex.5 Comments
Kuomintang (KMT) acting Chairman Wu Den-yih (吳敦義) denied rumors yesterday of any interest in the KMT chairman position or a partnership with Legislative Yuan Speaker Wang Jin-pyng (王金平) for the 2016 presidential election.
Taiwan could complete the construction of its first self-built submarine by 2024, Vice Defense Minister Kao Tien-chung (高天忠) said yesterday.
The National Development Council said that Taiwan was ranked the best performer in the knowledge-based economy in Asia early this year by the Asian Development Bank (ADB).