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Wednesday, November 25, 2015
The National Communications Commission (NCC, 國家通訊傳播委員會) said it would consider holding a hearing to examine the purchase of a majority stake in Taiwan's largest privately owned broadcaster, Eastern Broadcasting Company (EBC, 東森電視) by Dan Mintz, head of DMG Entertainment.
A recent survey has found that 95 percent of respondents support signing a document indicating their wish for palliative care if they suffer serious incurable illness, while 97 percent back physicians' legal immunity if they provide palliative care upon patient request.
The increasing occurrence of terrorist attacks should have limited impact on the global aviation market, according to EVA Airways, one of Taiwan's leading international carriers.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) yesterday warned Taiwanese nationals not to violate local laws when visiting Australia on working holiday programs after Australian police arrested a total of 27 Taiwanese citizens earlier this month on telecommunication fraud charges.
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Australia arrests 27 Taiwanese scammers: MOFA
Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) intends to cancel added police patrols traditionally conducted during the Lunar New Year holiday period, city police officials told city councilors at a news conference yesterday.
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Deputy MAC head resigns, expected to stay as advisor
Deputy Chairwoman and spokeswoman of the Mainland Affairs Council (MAC) Wu Mei-hung's (吳美紅) request to step down from her position was approved yesterday by the Presidential Office. The resignation will take effect Dec. 2. She is expected to retain a position within the Cabinet as an advisor to the Executive Yuan.
The Executive Yuan decided Tuesday to inject more funds into a stimulus package to help boost domestic consumption, an official responsible for the country's economic planning said that day.
In the first stage of a water conservation project, Taiwan will build six plants that can turn wastewater into usable water for industrial parks by 2020, the Economics Ministry's Water Resources Agency (水利署) said on Monday.
Flat panel prices are likely to stage a rebound in the first quarter of next year, when the impact resulting from inventory adjustments fades, according to market information advisory firm IHS DisplaySearch.
The first human infection of H7N9 avian influenza of the season emerged in China's Guangdong (廣東) province, announced the Centers for Disease Control (CDC, 疾管局) yesterday after confirmation from mainland Chinese public health officials.
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