Thursday, May 16, 2013
Amid anger following the death of a Taiwanese fisherman killed by Philippine Coast Guard personnel, the main opposition party yesterday voiced its concern for local Filipino workers and urged Taiwanese to adopt a rational attitude, said Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) spokesman Lin Chun-hsien (林俊憲)., 1 Comment
Taiwan's National Communications Commission (NCC) yesterday unveiled its 4G licensing plan with a starting bid of NT$35.9 billion, more than twice as much as the 3G licensing starting bid.
The stock gains tax is a “straw-man” that serves only a superficial purpose without providing any actual positive effects, Wang Chien-shien (王建瑄), the president of the Control Yuan, said recently.
The Tourism Bureau announced yesterday that tourists scheduled to go to the Philippines can receive full refunds after deducting a certain amount of regulated fees after the Executive Yuan announced a “red” travel alert against the Philippines among eight other sanctions issued over the shooting of a local fisherman in disputed waters.
Taipei and Taichung cities yesterday reiterated their strong protest and condemnation of the Philippines government over the killing of a local fisherman., 2 Comments
An Air Force single-seater F-16 jet fighter crashed into waters southwest of Chiayi in Southern Taiwan on Wednesday, but its pilot ejected to safety, according to Air Force Command Headquarters., 8 Comments
The Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC, 金管會), yesterday rendered consequences to Global Life Insurance Co (GLI, 國寶人壽), for violating the Insurance Act, prohibiting the company from investing in shares of listed companies, with the exception of exchange traded funds (ETF).
An opposition lawmaker yesterday accused some retired generals of being “traitors” for visiting China and meeting Chinese leaders, but the veterans affairs minister dismissed such accusations.
Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) lawmaker Chiu Yi-ying (邱議瑩) refused to show up for a court hearing yesterday after being summoned by the Taipei Prosecutors Office (TPO) for kicking a hole through Justice Minister Tseng Yung-fu's (曾勇夫) office door on April 19.