Friday, July 24, 2015
Kuomintang (KMT) officials revealed their fear of a coattail effect undermining the party's legislative election campaign and its presidential nominee Hung Hsiu-chu's (洪秀柱) due to People First Party (PFP, 親民黨) chief James Soong's (宋楚瑜) possible looming announcement of...........
The death toll of a fiery explosion at a water park in New Taipei nearly a month ago increased to nine Thursday, with more than 160 of the nearly 500 wounded still listed in critical condition.1 Comment
The Suhua Highway Improvement Project that was slated for completion in 2018 may be delayed after archeological remains were again found in construction areas.
An alliance opposed to senior high school curriculums clashed with the Ministry of Education (MOE, 教育部) yesterday, following a protest on Wednesday in which around 60 students surrounded the MOE.1 Comment
Two retired Major League Baseball (MLB) all-star sluggers Jason Giambi and Ivan Rodriguez arrived Taiwan yesterday to participate in this year's local professional baseball league's All-Stars homerun derby.1 Comment
Taiwan's Tourism Bureau announced Wednesday that with effect from Oct. 1, travel agencies will be required to purchase visitor medical insurance for Chinese tour groups to cover unexpected illness, injuries or death.
Cancer patients who lose a lot of weight rapidly may die as a result, according to a survey conducted by the Taiwan Clinical Oncology Society.
Thursday, July 23, 2015
Miaoli County Government workers can rejoice as the Cabinet yesterday gave its approval to issue NT$800 million for the local government to pay workers' salaries.
Investigators and police in Kaohsiung have busted a drug smuggling operation that used shipping containers, discovering 138 kilograms of amphetamine hidden among frozen tuna that was about to be exported to Japan from Kaohsiung Port, the Investigation Bureau under the Ministry of Justice (MJIB) said Wednesday.
With surging numbers of passengers streaming through the gates of Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, Taoyuan Airport Corporation (TAC) forecast Tuesday that the number of passengers will reach 40 million this year.