Wednesday, March 5, 2014
A group of activists on Tuesday urged opposition legislators to block the cross-strait trade in services agreement, especially the sections that would open Taiwan's advertising market to Chinese companies.
Tuesday, March 4, 2014
Legislative Yuan Speaker Wang Jin-pyng (王金平) said yesterday that realizing the congressional power of investigation requires efforts by lawmakers across party lines.
Premier Jiang Yi-huah and his wife on Monday presided over the ceremonial christening and launching of a new cargo-passenger ship that will sail between Taiwan and Matsu later this year.
The Taiwan Power Company (Taipower, 台電) released statistics yesterday saying that over the past two years the company has lowered costs by NT$24.072 billion.
Tripod King (鼎王), the once-favorite haunt of spicy hotpot lovers, was fined NT$800,000 for false advertising yesterday because its website boasts that the enokitake mushrooms in its hotpot possess healing powers.
The Ministry of National Defense (MND) yesterday denied accusations that the monthly subsidy offered to an Army unit stationed at one of the highest mountains in Taiwan was cancelled.
A new batch of AH-64E Apache attack helicopters bought from the U.S are scheduled to arrive in Taiwan later this month, the R.O.C. Army said yesterday.
A Taiwan Railway Administration (TRA) accident that caused a serious service disruption could have been the result of human negligence, the administration for the Railway Safety and Investigation Committee said yesterday.
Newly appointed Interior Minister Chen Wei-zen (陳威仁) said yesterday during a hand-over ceremony with former minister Lee Hong-yuan (李鴻源) that he will soon start to communicate with lawmakers regarding the Urban Renewal Act amendment, as two articles of the act were ruled unconstitutional last April.