Friday, July 18, 2014
Culture Minister Lung Ying-tai and several public figures urged the public Thursday to contribute their personal stories to a “national memory” project to help preserve Taiwan's history.
The Taiwan High Court yesterday dealt heavy sentences to Chang Pen-tsao (張平沼), former chairman of the General Chamber of Commerce of the R.O.C. (ROCCOC, 商總), and his wife Chen Shu-chu (陳淑珠) for breach of trust violations as stipulated under the Securities and Exchange Act (證交法).
Thursday, July 17, 2014
Taipei Mayor Hau Lung-bin (郝龍斌) yesterday showed his support for the Kuomintang's (KMT) Taipei mayoral candidate Sean Lien (連勝文), stating that Lien's widely criticized public statement regarding the underdevelopment of the Neihu and Nangang areas was not incorrect.
A citizen group yesterday appealed for the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) not to freeze its “Taiwan Independence clause” and protested against any signs of the party's “Kuomintangization.”
The amendment to temporary provisions governing subsidies for elderly farmers was officially launched to raise the threshold for receiving subsidies, the Presidential Office announced yesterday.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said yesterday that there has been an increase in the number of Taiwanese being detained for drug trafficking in Australia and New Zealand.
Only two out of a total of 86 meat factories across Taiwan have managed to pass food safety standards, Taiwan's Food and Drug Administration (FDA) said Wednesday, demanding immediate improvements.
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) on Wednesday urged residents of Southern Taiwan to be on high alert against dengue fever as an increasing number of cases have been reported in that area.
The Alliance on Obligatory Education (AOE) and the Taiwan Association for the Development of Adaptive Education (TADAE) yesterday urged the government and all high school and vocational schools to promote adaptive teaching in order to welcome the first classes of students of the recent education reform program.
A feeder that uses cat-facial recognition technology can allow feline lovers to “smartly” monitor the appetite of their furry friends anytime and anywhere, a Taiwanese design team said Wednesday.