Thursday, September 18, 2014
The Cabinet yesterday announced a series of measures to enhance food safety, including plans to increase bonuses for whistleblowers as well as punishments for law-breaking food companies.
President Ma Ying-jeou yesterday boarded a military frigate to inspect the largest live-fire maritime exercise of recent years, held in waters off Eastern Taiwan as part of the annual Han Kuang series of exercises.
A senior R.O.C. naval officer yesterday expressed hopes of obtaining submarines from the United States to beef up the defensive capabilities of the nation's armed forces.
Americans had relatively “neutral” feelings about Taiwan and a large majority felt the United States should not send troops to defend Taiwan if invaded by China, according to survey by the Chicago Council on Global Affairs released Monday.
A P-3C anti-submarine aircraft that the United States delivered to Taiwan's Air Force last year was used in a Han Kuang drill Wednesday for the first time, in waters off eastern Taiwan, the military said
Taiwan ranked 55th out of 135 countries in a survey of how happy people feel about their lives, ahead of other major Asian countries such as China, Japan and South Korea.
In a new twist to the investigation of the killing of a police detective in Taipei, witnesses said that the deceased detective had kicked one of the suspects before the fatal attack.
Fearing an inability to provide sufficient power, Taiwan Power Company (Taipower) has postponed Nuke 2's annual maintenance shutdown in order to ensure a steady stream of electricity.
Transactions of luxury residential properties for July fell sharply after the government came
The first 7-Eleven convenience store on Orchid Island will open on Sept. 19, President Chain Store Corp. (PCSC, 統一超商) announced yesterday.