Wednesday, July 30, 2014
The Legislative Yuan rejected 11 nominees for the Control Yuan Tuesday, but approved 16 others during a confirmation vote.
Former President Lee Teng-hui (李登輝) recently denied that he was ever a member of a communist party, contrary to long-standing rumors, adding that communism is “deceptive.”
Mainland Affairs Council Deputy Minister Lin Chu-chia (林祖嘉) yesterday urged the Legislative Yuan to pass the cross-strait agreement supervisory act (兩岸協議監督條例), saying that although the Executive Yuan has already proposed its own draft bill, portions of non-Cabinet versions can also be considered.
Parents of one of the French victims who died in a TransAsia Airways crash in the outlying island county of Penghu last week have arrived in Taiwan to handle the aftermath of their daughter's death.
Domestic film “A Time in Quchi” yesterday won Best Feature Film at the Seoul Guro International Kids Film Festival (GUKIFF), beating competitors from South Korea, China, Canada and the Czech Republic.
A salary raise for voluntary soldiers that was approved by the government earlier this year has proved successful as an incentive to boost recruitment as the latest numbers show a record-high number of applicants have applied to join the R.O.C. armed forces.
The Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) yesterday said that a malfunction was reported at noon at Fenglin Station in Hualien, delaying passengers for 30 to 40 minutes, the second such incident in less than 24 hours.
Parliamentarians from Hungary and Britain Kingdom are visiting Taiwan to promote bilateral exchanges and advance cooperation, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
The meeting of Parasite Museum and Cross-Straits Conference in Parasitology Teaching will take place at National Cheng Kung University (NCKU) Medical School lecture hall 3 from July 30 to Aug. 1, according to a press release of the NCKU.
The Ministry of Education (MOE) yesterday released a press statement welcoming individuals with technician licenses or vocational experience to register for an annual qualification examination that encourages such individuals to develop their skills for a better chance of employment.