Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Six Taiwanese tourists were injured during a deadly explosion near a tourist hotspot in downtown Bangkok late Monday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said yesterday.
Whether or not Typhoon Goni will strike Taiwan will likely be clarified today, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) announced yesterday.
As Taiwan and the main suppliers of foreign domestic helpers prepare to discuss a wage increase for such workers, Labor Minister Chen Hsiung-wen said Tuesday that their wages are not pegged to the local basic salary.
The Council of Agriculture (COA, 農委會) is leading a delegation of pet supply companies to Pet Fair Asia 2015 held in Shanghai on Aug. 27, where business opportunities are estimated to be NT$50 million.
The pilots of a Far Eastern Air Transport (FAT) flight in May that was forced to return to Taipei Songshan Airport after encountering bad weather in Kinmen have been disciplined for not calling "mayday" before the landing despite being low on fuel., 1 Comment
As the strength of typhoons Goni and Atsani intensifies, the Water Resources Agency (WRA, 水利署) said yesterday it is bracing for their possible impact.
A rapid transit line connecting Taiwan's main airport and the greater Taipei area will be unable to open by the end of this year as previously scheduled, Transportation Minister Chen Jian-yu said Tuesday.
President Ma Ying-jeou expressed gratitude to the descendents of allied forces who assisted in the nation's air force during the Second Sino-Japanese War, yesterday, following the screening of a documentary film that he attended.
Tuesday, August 18, 2015
Taiwan's Green Party and Social Democratic Party (SDP) announced Monday that they have formed a political union to increase their chances of winning legislative seats in the election next year.
Tropical Storm Goni has intensified and is now a typhoon but it is still too early to tell whether it will hit Taiwan, the Central Weather Bureau said Monday.