Monday, July 28, 2014
Five days after a TransAsia plane crashed in Sisi Village, Penghu County, the cordon placed by police surrounding the crash site was lifted Sunday.
The Taiwan Association for Victims of Occupational Injuries (TAVOI) yesterday criticized the government for being too passive about the recognition of overseas occupational injuries.
After a magical start in which it swept the top-seeded United States on Thursday, Taiwan was unable to sustain its momentum and was knocked out of the inaugural International Crown women's golf tournament by Spain on Saturday.
Information on the state of the TransAsia Airways plane that crashed in Penghu on July 23 should be made public in a few days, Taiwan's Aviation Safety Council said Sunday.
Interior Minister Chen Wei-zen (陳威仁) said on Saturday that the government should levy a real estate transaction tax to prevent speculative investment in the housing market, which makes housing unaffordable for young people.
Tainan police on Saturday confiscated customized firearms from the rented apartment of a man surnamed Li, who was apprehended on July 25 after trying to get back with his ex-wife through text-message threats and the use of customized firearms and smoke-grenades.
The 2014 Comic Exhibition will open Aug. 7 in Taipei, featuring graphic artists, writers and voice actors from Taiwan and Japan.
The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) said Saturday it will help the domestic photovoltaic industry respond after the United States decided on Friday to issue preliminary anti-dumping (AD) tariffs of 27.59-44.18 percent on solar products from Taiwan.
Tamkang University (TKU, 淡江大學) yesterday signed an Academia-Industry Alliance Agreement with over 200 corporations in hopes of increasing student competitiveness upon graduation.
Taiwanese companies are showing an increasing interest in building an industrial cluster to produce robots amid favorable global market conditions, but they still face challenges in integrating the supply chain.