Monday, September 1, 2014
The Joint Board, College Recruitment Commission (JBCRC) said recently that the Test of English Listening Comprehension (TELC) will be listed as a standard entrance test next year and colleges can decide whether to apply it in their admissions process.
President Ma Ying-jeou reiterated Sunday that Taiwan remains committed to the development of renewable energy and will continue pursuing new energy resources.
More than one out of every two Taiwanese men do not regularly exercise, according to data released by Taiwan Biobank, a research center, Sunday.
President Ma Ying-jeou said Sunday that policy proposals submitted by the nation's youth were found to be practical and mature, as some 88 percent of the proposals were adopted by government agencies last year.
The Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) recently announced that an amendment to the current Health Food Control Act (健康食品管理法) is currently underway and will require labeling and clarification on 13 medical side effects.
The 2014 Asia Pacific Franchise Confederation (APFC) and World Franchise Council (WFC) meetings in Taipei are the first joint, international high-level meetings to be held jointly by Taipei and New Taipei City, said the Association of Chain and Franchise Promotion, Taiwan (ACFPT) in a press release yesterday.
The technical consumer goods market remained in a downward trend during the second quarter of 2014, despite growth in three sectors, according to German market research and advisory firm GfK Group.
Sunday, August 31, 2014
With the nation's several power plants facing retirement and the Fourth Nuclear Power Plant being sealed, the government is likely to implement electricity rationing in 2021, said Economics Minister Woody Duh Tyzz-Jiun (杜紫軍) yesterday., 1 Comment
Ketamine busts have been on the rise in Taiwan, accompanying a fast expansion of the population of drug users, a government report has revealed., 1 Comment
Taiwan plans to spend NT$74.8 billion (US$2.5 billion) in the next nine years to acquire anti-missile systems to boost its aerial defences against China, a lawmaker and media said Saturday.