Friday, November 28, 2014
Kuomintang (KMT) Taipei Mayoral candidate Sean Lien (連勝文) was egged by onlookers yesterday as he and his election team “swept the streets” and continued their efforts to garner votes.
Wang Yung-tsai (王永在), Formosa Plastics Group (FPG) co-founder as well as the youngest brother of late FPG founder Wang Yung-ching (王永慶), died in peace at the age of 93 yesterday, according to an announcement from the company.
A spokesperson of the Supreme Prosecutors Office (SPO) yesterday said that 175 suspects involved in crimes surrounding the 9-in-1 Elections will soon appear in court.
DPP Chairwoman Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) said yesterday that the DPP's goal in the election is to “flip Central Taiwan”, implying the intention to gain seats within the party.
Swissray Global (Swissray) held the pre-IPO investor conference yesterday in Taipei and revealed it expects its listing on the GreTai Security Market (GTSM,證券櫃檯買賣中心) in late December.
No representatives from Taiwan's South Pacific allies have met with Chinese President Xi Jinping (習近平) during his recent trip to the region, a Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) official said yesterday.
Prominent interdisciplinary science journal Nature yesterday released an article titled “Publishing: The peer-review scam,” which addressed the Taiwanese science professor scandal that led to the voluntary termination of former Education Minister Chiang Wei-ling (蔣偉寧) of the Ministry of Education (MOE).
Taipei and Beijing have begun negotiations on provisions to allow Chinese travelers to make transit stops in Taiwan on their way to other destinations, the semi-official Straits Exchange Foundation (SEF) said Thursday.
Taiwan is likely to see generally mild weather across the island Saturday as voters head to the polls to select new mayors and local representatives, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Thursday.
The number of accounts on Taiwan's 4G mobile networks stood at 2.1 million as of the end of October, just five months since the mobile broadband standard was launched locally in late May, the National Communications Commission (NCC) said.