Wednesday, November 25, 2015
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said Tuesday that it will hold a drill to simulate a bioterror attack to examine Taiwan's ability to respond to bioterrorism.
The Taiwan International Algae Research Fund (TIARF) was launched Tuesday to facilitate the exploration of marine resources and advance research into fields related to algae biodiversity.
Influenza-related complications have claimed the lives of 25 patients in Taiwan since July, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said Tuesday, urging people to get vaccinated against flu as temperatures are expected to drop this week.
The Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC, 金管會) said it has decided to lower the minimum yield requirement of domestic insurance firms investing in commercial real estate from 2.805 percent to 2.555 percent.
The Taiwan Institute for Sustainable Energy (TISE) yesterday awarded the 2015 Taiwan Corporate Sustainability Awards to encourage and recognize participating local enterprises.
Taiwan and Japan will hold an annual meeting on economic and trade issues in Tokyo Nov. 25-26, which this year will cover food issues, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Tuesday.
The Tourism Bureau has invited 15 Bollywood actors to take part in a photoshoot at famous scenic spots in Taiwan for a calendar that will be used to help attract Bollywood filmmakers to the country, a bureau official said Tuesday.
Tuesday, November 24, 2015
Returning Taiwanese Major League Baseball (MLB) pitcher Wei-Yin Chen (陳偉殷) yesterday said he was surprised to have received so much attention in the free-agent market and that he will let his agency take care of his future contract., 1 Comment
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) yesterday clarified the nation's role in combating IS as one of "humanitarian and emergency aid" following remarks made by U.S. President Barack Obama listing Taiwan as part of the international coalition targeting the terrorist organization.
Eastern Media International (東森國際) shares yesterday leapt by the daily maximum of 10 percent to NT$7.8 on confirmation that Dan Mintz, head of DMG Entertainment, was seeking to buy a majority stake in Eastern Broadcasting Company (EBC, 東森電視).