Saturday, July 19, 2014
Former National Fire Agency (NFA) Director-General Huang Ji-min (黃季敏) was listed as a defendant on corruption charges by the Investigation Bureau yesterday after being summoned for interrogation.
Employers are obliged to report severe injuries incurred by their employees within eight hours of their occurrence to local inspection offices, based on an amendment to the Occupational Safety and Health Act.1 Comment
Members of several Taiwanese environmental groups demonstrated outside the Hong Kong representative office in Taipei Friday to express concern over the third runway project at Hong Kong's airport which could threaten the habitat of Chinese white dolphins there.
A 70-year-old woman with Alzheimer's disease was found dead in a car yesterday, five days after she had gone missing, police in Taipei said.
A woman passenger went missing during a trip to Japan on a cruise ship that returned to Taiwan Thursday, the Coast Guard said yesterday.1 Comment
The New Taipei District Prosecutors Office yesterday received permission from the Taipei District Court to extend the detention of Taipei Metro killer Cheng Chieh (鄭捷).
Taiwanese American NBA star Jeremy Lin, who was recently traded by the Houston Rockets to the Los Angeles Lakers, said his time with the Rockets helped him become a more comprehensive player.
Friday, July 18, 2014
Executive Yuan spokesman Sun Lih-chyun (孫立群) yesterday responded to public criticism over a pension policy U-turn controversy, saying that the government has not changed the method of pension distribution for military personnel, teachers and public servants, adding that he is sorry for not being able to deliver accurate information on Wednesday.
The National Economic and Social Development Board of Thailand (NESDB) will consider canceling the tourism visa fee for Taiwanese and mainland Chinese citizens for three months as part of a plan to boost tourism, the Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) announced yesterday.1 Comment