Wednesday, March 12, 2014
The Water Resources Agency (WRA, 水利署) announced yesterday that a yellow alert may be issued for the Tainan area as soon as Mar. 20, requiring residents to ration their water usage amid a lack of rainfall.
Prosecutors will appeal a verdict in a high-profile military abuse case, Justice Minister Luo Ying-shay said yesterday, amid criticism that the court's sentences were too lenient.
Students at National Chengchi University (NCCU) yesterday protested the campus “Light House Cafe,” claiming the restaurant exploited 15 student workers by not paying their overtime, not offing labor and health insurance or break time, and fostered several other unreasonable working conditions.
Japan's de facto ambassador to Taiwan yesterday expressed his nation's gratitude over Taiwan's assistance in the wake of the Tohoku earthquake as Japanese in Taipei commemorated the third anniversary of the devastating March 11, 2011 earthquake and ensuing tsunami.
The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) said yesterday that a new free trade agreement (FTA) between South Korea and Canada will have little direct impact on Taiwan.
Taiwan's military yesterday morning dispatched another C-130 transport plane to waters between Malaysia and Vietnam to help look for a Malaysia Airlines plane that disappeared off the coast of Vietnam early Saturday.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) will soon be accepting applications from substitute service draftees who wish to be stationed with the diplomatic service abroad, a MOFA official announced yesterday.
South Korean actor Kim Soo Hyun, who was catapulted to international stardom by his role in the hit TV series “My Love From the Star,” will meet his fans in Taiwan later this month.
A total of 13 criminal suspects who allegedly operated an illegal underground bank and used violence to run a funeral service business were arrested by the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB, 刑事局) yesterday.