Monday, December 16, 2013
Accused of causing heavy river pollution in Kaohsiung, Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Inc. (ASE, 日月光) was also forced to partially shut down its Zhongli branch yesterday due to the mishandling of wastewater.
Democratic Progressive Party Chairman Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) said on Saturday that Taipei mayoral hopeful Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) should not join the party with reluctance.
The Ministry of Justice Prosecutors Evaluation Committee (PEC) plans to submit Monday its recommendation for the dismissal of State Prosecutor-General Huang Shyh-ming for allegedly leaking details of an ongoing investigation.
The Yunlin Agriculture Expo drew more than 57,000 visitors on its two-day trial run, highlighting minor issues such as traffic control that organizers aim to improve before the event formally starts Dec. 25 in the southern county.
New homes in six major cities in Taiwan were priced at more than NT$10 million (US$336,825) on average, showing the local property market was still booming despite the government's efforts to curb skyrocketing prices, a sales agency said Saturday.
At the Taipei Service Center of the National Immigration Agency, Hoang Oanh is explaining how to apply for residency to a Vietnamese woman who has just arrived in Taiwan after marrying a local man.
The government's National Development Fund plans to allocate NT$100 million (US$3.3 million) over five years to back local startup companies.
Taiwan's Wei Chen-yang reaped the reward yesterday for his push to lose 5 kilograms in less than a month, an effort that let him take the gold in the men's 58-kg category of the World Taekwondo Grand Prix.
The North and East areas of Taiwan saw heavy rain yesterday due to the arrival of a weather front from southern China, according to the Central Weather Bureau.