Tuesday, December 17, 2013
Kuomintang (KMT) caucus whip Lin Te-fu (林德福) said yesterday that the existence of the Special Investigation Division (SID) is at present necessary, and that his caucus is unanimously against its dismantlement, adding that fellow party lawmakers who fail to toe the party line will be handed over to the their party's disciplinary committee.
Monday, December 16, 2013
President Ma Ying-jeou yesterday approved the Executive Yuan's plan for Taiwan's forthcoming free economic pilot zone and instructed the Cabinet to form a task force to promote the plan and inform the public., 1 Comment
Accused of causing heavy river pollution in Kaohsiung, Advanced Semiconductor Engineering Inc. (ASE, 日月光) was also forced to partially shut down its Zhongli branch yesterday due to the mishandling of wastewater.
Democratic Progressive Party Chairman Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) said on Saturday that Taipei mayoral hopeful Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) should not join the party with reluctance.
The Ministry of Justice Prosecutors Evaluation Committee (PEC) plans to submit Monday its recommendation for the dismissal of State Prosecutor-General Huang Shyh-ming for allegedly leaking details of an ongoing investigation.
The Yunlin Agriculture Expo drew more than 57,000 visitors on its two-day trial run, highlighting minor issues such as traffic control that organizers aim to improve before the event formally starts Dec. 25 in the southern county.
New homes in six major cities in Taiwan were priced at more than NT$10 million (US$336,825) on average, showing the local property market was still booming despite the government's efforts to curb skyrocketing prices, a sales agency said Saturday.
At the Taipei Service Center of the National Immigration Agency, Hoang Oanh is explaining how to apply for residency to a Vietnamese woman who has just arrived in Taiwan after marrying a local man.
The government's National Development Fund plans to allocate NT$100 million (US$3.3 million) over five years to back local startup companies.