Thursday, July 24, 2014
Taiwan will tee-off against the United States Thursday at the inaugural International Crown on the LPGA Tour, which will bring top golfers from eight countries to compete in Maryland.
The United Kingdom is hoping for a roundtable conference with Taiwan that would lead to closer bilateral financial cooperation, according to the head of Taiwan's National Development Council (NDC 國發會), who recently returned from a visit to the UK.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Forty-seven people were feared dead and 11 injured after the TransAsia Airways (復興航空) flight they boarded crashed near Magong Airport in the outlying Penghu County late today, the transportation minister said.
School and work are canceled today in all parts of the nation except Lienchiang County near mainland China due to Typhoon Matmo, which made its landfall this morning, the Executive Yuan announced yesterday.
National Security Council advisor Hsieh Li-kung (謝立功) said yesterday that if the Kuomintang (KMT) were to nominate him as mayoral candidate for Keelung, he will do his best to win the election.
The Suhua Highway that connects Suao and Hualien has been closed due to potential landslides and falling rocks that might hit passing vehicles, the Directorate General of Highways (DGH) announced yesterday.
Economics Minister Chang Chia-juch (張家祝) yesterday said he will ensure that the First Nuclear Power Plant will provide a stable flow of electricity, adding that the power plant will not suspend operations.
Taiwan Woman's Link yesterday urged the Taiwan High Court to amend divorce laws after a 90-year-old woman surnamed Yu was unable to divorce her husband after being separated for 20 years.
The Presidential Office on late Monday confirmed that Navy Vice Admiral Huo Li-ching (霍立青) will officially take over as the new chief aide-de-camp to the president next month.
The R.O.C. Navy yesterday promised to levy punishments on an non-commissioned officer (NCO) who allegedly abused a dog with an iron bar, adding that it had reported the incident to the Kaohsiung City Animal Protection Office (APO) for further investigation.