Monday, August 31, 2015
Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) announced her "five social stability pledges" yesterday, revolving around social housing, food safety, community care, sustainable pensions and public safety.
In 2015, Taiwan is projected to have the highest capex for semiconductor manufacturing worldwide, according to a press release from Semiconductor Equipment and Materials International (SEMI).
The Bureau of Labor Insurance reminded pensioners that they could not alter labor insurance payment methods for old-age benefits once they are approved and issued.
Former Singaporean Minister for Foreign Affairs George Yeo (楊榮文) has shown his optimism toward the relations between his country and Taiwan, saying no matter who is elected as Taiwan's president, relations will not be affected.
A 60-year-old woman was diagnosed with late-stage colon cancer though she has been on vegan diet for over 20 years, a physician told media recently.
Garrett Popcorn Shops from Chicago is expected to open its first store in Taiwan by the end of this year, according to the company's Facebook Taiwan fan page that began operation recently.
Giant panda Yuan Yuan and her mate, Tuan Tuan, on Sunday celebrated their 11th birthday with cakes decorated by animal care workers at the Taipei Zoo.
More than 6,000 ducks on a poultry farm in Chiayi County in Southern Taiwan were culled because epidemic prevention authorities detected the H5N8 avian flu virus in dead ducks at the farm.
Artists from both sides of the Taiwan Strait are showing their works at an exhibition at Taipei 101, marking the 70th anniversary of Republic of China's victory over Japan.