Sunday, August 2, 2015
Formosa Petrochemical Corp., a private gasoline supplier in Taiwan, said Saturday that it has decided to cut domestic fuel prices by NT$0.3 (US$0.09)-NT$0.4 per litter for gasoline and by NT$0.5 per litter for diesel, starting at 1 a.m. Sunday.
The Department of Commerce of the Ministry of Economic Affairs (經濟部商業司) held a press conference yesterday in an attempt to boost the food industry and domestic consumption by inviting members of the public and tourists to taste local Taiwanese food.
Two microphones used by late Republic of China President Chiang Kai-shek for two significant wartime broadcasts will go on display together in Taiwan for the first time beginning Aug. 3.
Due to rapid growth in interracial marriages between Taiwanese men and Indonesian women, Taiwan's representative office here is offering a weekly class to help would-be Indonesian spouses better adapt to their new life in Taiwan.
In celebration of the KANO Baseball Season, the Chiayi County Bus Service Administration stated yesterday that people will be eligible for free bus tickets if they use electronic tickets in Chiayi City in August.
Taiwan's Navy is planning to upgrade its fleet of S-70C anti-submarine helicopters in an effort to maintain the country's self-defense capabilities, a military source confirmed Saturday.
The Health Promotion Administration (HPA) on Friday urged people diagnosed with cancer in Taiwan to get treatment immediately, warning that putting it off for even three months could increase the disease's mortality rate dramatically.
Taiwan bestowed a medal on the foreign minister of Sao Tome and Principe Friday in recognition of his efforts to promote exchanges between the two countries and his support for Taiwan, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said that day.
The monthly journal CNA Newsworld published by the Taipei-based Central News Agency (CNA), was selected by the Ministry of Culture Friday as a "good magazine" for elementary and middle school students.
Taiwanese students have come away with 31 medals in the 2015 International Mathematics Competition (IMC) in China, which has been going on in Changchun, Jilin Province since July 27.