Wednesday, June 24, 2015
Every summer, whether a pay raise for government employees will be approved by the Cabinet becomes a point of widespread speculation.
The Taipei weather monitoring station recorded a temperature of 35.4 degrees Celsius at Tuesday noon, bringing the number of days in June with temperatures of 35 degrees and over to 13 during the month, tying an all-time high.
Taoyuan City has news for families -- the city government has launched a series of welfare policies to lessen the burden on families and the elderly, and to create a more loving environment.
The Child Welfare League Foundation is hoping to raise NT$18 million for disadvantaged children, sponsoring summer camps, providing meals and nutrition, and subsidizing tuition in the new semester.
The nation's top-ranking college, National Taiwan University (NTU, 臺灣大學), made headlines recently as a group of students embarked on a NT$500,000 fundraising campaign for a 10-day hiking trip up Nanhu Mountain (南湖大山), with a slogan saying that "investing in us is investing in Taiwan's future."1 Comment
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) yesterday reiterated its call to promote safety awareness among Taiwanese youths who plan to take advantage of working holiday programs.
Taiwan will attend the Summer Universiade next month in Gwangju, South Korea, despite the spread of the Middle East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) there, the Sports Administration said Tuesday.
Tuesday, June 23, 2015
Washington - Eighty-one members of the U.S. Republican National Committee (RNC) have issued a joint statement in support of further strengthening U.S.-Taiwan trade and investment ties.
A scheduled arbitration between the Taipei City Government and the Taipei Dome's construction and management consortium Farglory Group (遠雄集團) was canceled yesterday after the appointed arbitrator for the company resigned without notice.
Kuomintang (KMT) presidential hopeful and incumbent Deputy Legislative Speaker Hung Hsiu-chu (洪秀柱) yesterday established her headquarters in the KMT's main office and officially introduced her campaign spokespeople to the general public.