Sunday, December 14, 2014
Legislators across the party spectrum said Saturday that they are optimistic that the Legislature will soon form a constitutional amendment committee.
A visiting Turkish scholar said Saturday that Taiwan, as well as other non-Muslim countries, should step up exchanges with the moderate Islamic world to promote peaceful interpretation of the religion and avoid the spread of extremism., 2 Comments
The death of an elderly dementia sufferer, possibly as a result of being exposed to cold weather, has highlighted the need to pay closer attention to dementia patients.
Despite a recent downswing in international prices of staple crops, it could take three to six months before any cost reduction will be reflected in domestic food prices, industry insiders said Saturday.
Despite that the Ministry of Labor's (MOL) productivity index showing steady growth over the past 20 years, the laborer salary distribution ratio is declining, according to the ministry.
Saturday, December 13, 2014
Newly re-elected New Taipei City Mayor Eric Chu (朱立倫) confirmed yesterday via his Facebook page that he will not join the much anticipated 2016 presidential election, although he will run for Kuomintang (KMT) party chairman., 2 Comments
New Taipei Mayor Eric Chu on Friday proposed putting a possible constitutional amendment to adopt a parliamentary system to a public vote in 2016 to coincide with the next presidential election., 2 Comments
The Taiwan High Court yesterday rejected an appeal made by former President Chen Shui-bian over his request for medical parole, suggesting that the disgraced ex-leader file for administrative litigation instead., 2 Comments
Taipei Mayor-elect Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) yesterday released the first list of personnel rearrangements for his Taipei City Government cabinet, revealing the names of two deputy mayors, his secretary-general and ten department executives.