Saturday, August 29, 2015
Rain is likely across Taiwan through next Thursday due to moisture-bearing winds from the southwest, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Friday.
More than 90 percent of parents are in favor of delaying school start times so that children can get more sleep, according to the results of a survey released by a local magazine.
As people around Taiwan were making offerings to wandering spirits on Ghost Festival day Friday, the New Taipei Animal Protection and Health Inspection Office and nine animal shelters in the city jointly held a Taoist religious service for wandering animal spirits.
The Ministry of National Defense (MND) yesterday urged R.O.C. veterans not to attend the World War II commemorative activities to be held in mainland China next month in order to uphold national dignity.
NBA player Jordan Clarkson is expected to visit Taiwan together with the Philippines national basketball team for an upcoming international hoop tournament to kick off in New Taipei today, Taiwan's basketball association has said.
Dark brown sugar, often seen by many as a healthier alternative to other sweeteners, has been shown to have a known toxin, according to a local magazine's investigation., 2 Comments
Friday, August 28, 2015
Taipei - Tainan Mayor Lai Ching-te on Friday stepped into the Tainan City Council to give a policy report, ending an eight-month boycott of city council meetings to protest alleged vote-buying by speaker Lee Chuan-chiao., 1 Comment
Taipei - Taiwan's Ministry of National Defense on Friday urged its retired generals and soldiers not to attend upcoming events being held by Beijing to mark the 70th anniversary of the end of the Second Sino-Japanese War., 1 Comment
The "comfort women" issue has not yet been resolved despite years of government protest, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said, yesterday.
In another flip flop on Thursday, EasyCard Corp. (悠遊卡公司) said it will proceed with its September launch of a series of stored value cards that feature Japanese porn star Yui Hatano, making the announcement just hours after it proposed