Friday, October 9, 2015
The chairman of the U.S. Republican National Committee is scheduled to arrive Thursday to attend National Day celebrations later this week to mark the Republic of China's 104th founding anniversary, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.
Taiwan's Acer Inc. (宏碁) said Thursday that its Indian unit has won a bid to provide the South Indian state government of Tamil Nadu with over 230,000 notebooks for school students within the state.
Forty-two Taiwanese suspects in a cross-border phone fraud ring were deported back to Taiwan late last month after being arrested by Philippines authorities, the Criminal Investigations Bureau (CIB, 刑事局) has announced.
Joining the U.S.-led Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) is a mission that Taiwan needs to complete, National Development Council Minister Duh Tyzz-jiun said.
Thursday, October 8, 2015
The Kuomintang (KMT) Central Standing Committee (CSC) yesterday passed a motion to convene an extraordinary national party congress in a move to oust current presidential candidate Hung Hsiu-chu (洪秀柱) as the party's nominee.
A Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) lawmaker lodged a complaint accusing Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman Eric Chu (朱立倫) of breaking the law with his alleged attempt to persuade presidential candidate Hung Hsiu-chu (洪秀柱) to drop out of the race, one of the diverse reactions to the alleged effort.
President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) said Wednesday that he hopes Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman Eric Chu (朱立倫) will talk with the party's presidential candidate Hung Hsiu-chu (洪秀柱) and keep the party united, as crucial elections are just 100 days away.
As the founding party of Asia's oldest republic, the Kuomintang (KMT) has remained innovative despite its long history. Yesterday the party pioneered the idea of forcefully removing its own presidential candidate three months prior to Election Day. One needs to think outside the dimension of where the box is in to come up with such a creative self-governing idea.
The average amount spent on medical expenses in Taiwan for people aged 65 years and over was nearly three times the national average in 2014, according to statistics released by the National Health Insurance Administration (NHIA).
The government confirmed yesterday that the improvement project for Suhua Highway (蘇花公路) would be delayed until 2019.