Monday, November 17, 2014
A panel of U.S. experts said Taiwan should invest more in energy efficiency instead of seeking to build new power plants to meet demand.
A ceremony was held in Taitung, Southeastern Taiwan Sunday to mark the beginning of work on an electrification project for Taiwan's South-Link Railway that will shorten the travel time between Taitung and Pingtung in southern Taiwan.
Sunday, November 16, 2014
President Ma Ying-jeou and visiting Canadian parliamentarians, along with many others, braved the rain to join the Terry Fox charity run in Taipei Saturday, which was aimed at raising funds for cancer research.
The Consumers' Foundation's (CF, 消費者文教基金會) Honorary Board Chairman Hsieh Tien-jen (謝天仁) yesterday said during a press conference that, according to a survey conducted by the CF.
Danish cyclist John Ebsen has emerged as the winner of the 2014 Taiwan KOM (King of the Mountains) Challenge and the race's NT$1 million (US$32,573) first prize, the Tourism Bureau said Saturday.
The governing Kuomintang (KMT) accused the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) on Saturday of continuing to block an oversight bill on cross-strait pacts and condemned the opposition party for delaying action on the measure.
Saturday, November 15, 2014
The Tainan District Prosecutors Office (TDPO, 台南地檢署) yesterday indicted Beei Hae Oil & Fat Co.'s (北海油脂公司) chiefs, a couple surnamed Lu (呂), as well as the companies Beei Hae and Hsieh Ching Corp. (協慶公司), saying that the couple may face a 30-year jail term., 3 Comments
Justice Minister Luo Ying-shay (羅瑩雪) on Friday rejected the resignation of Agency of Corrections chief Wu Shyan-chang (吳憲璋), who offered to step down earlier in the day to take responsibility for the alleged corruption of a prison warden.
Yushan, the tallest peak in Taiwan, saw the first snow of the season early Friday as abundant moisture and low temperatures caused by strong seasonal winds swept across the area.