Sunday, December 8, 2013
The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA, 經濟部) held an exhibition at Taipei Main Station recently to show the great achievements of the 2013 Taiwan Grand Sale.
Lienchiang County Magistrate Yang Sui-sheng (楊綏生) urged the Legislature to pass the Gaming Act (觀光賭場管理條例) as soon as possible in a public hearing, noting that the approval would not only bring job opportunities for Matsu but also benefit Taiwan's economy as a whole.
The annual sky lantern festival in northern Taiwan's Pingxi District was named by the world's largest publisher of travel guides as one of the world's 14 festivals a person must attend in their lifetime.
The Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) said yesterday air quality in the western part of Taiwan and on offshore islands would be between poor and average over the next three days and suggested that people take precautions when going outside.
Officials from Taiwan and China met in Taiwan's outlying Kinmen County Thursday to discuss joint crime-fighting efforts.
Passenger volume on Taipei's Maokong Gondola cable car system has surged after the company began using the Japanese cartoon cat Hello Kitty as its new decoration motif, gondola operator Taipei Rapid Transit Corp. (TRTC) said yesterday.
Saturday, December 7, 2013
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) extended its condolences yesterday over the death of South Africa's first black president and Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Nelson Mandela, who passed away on Thursday at the age of 95.
The Nantou County Government yesterday announced an initial land analysis on Cingjing Farm (清境農場), revealing that 20 percent of the land scope possesses a potential high risk from natural disasters; however, the result is very different from the Ministry of the Interior's (MOI) results of 46 percent, which the ministry revealed on Thursday.
Magic Amah, a household cleaning product manufacturer, said yesterday that it will consider suing the Homemakers United Foundation (HUF) for damaging the company's reputation by accusing it of supplying tainted detergent.
An exhibition to showcase Taiwan's achievement in locally developed defense technology kicked off yesterday in northern Taoyuan County, featuring cutting-edge weapon systems developed by Taiwan military's chief research unit.