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Saturday, August 30, 2014
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) has promised to offer transportation service to ambassadors posted in Taiwan who do not have official vehicles when they are invited to attend events and ceremonies organized by the R.O.C. government.
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President Ma Ying-jeou yesterday gave highest credit to the nation's armed forces for their significant contributions in R.O.C. history as he honored model military personnel at a ceremony in Taipei, ahead of Sept. 3, Taiwan's Armed Forces Day.
Two more storms or typhoons could hit Taiwan between September and November, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) forecast Friday. It is very likely that Taiwan will experience an active period of tropical storms this autumn, following relatively weak activity in August, said Cheng Ming-dean, director of the bureau's Weather Forecast Center.
The well-being of Taiwan's citizens has moved up one place to rank 18th among 37 countries, according to the results of a survey released Friday by the Directorate General of Budget, Accounting and Statistics (DGBAS).
The National Immigration Agency (NIA) is hosting an event tonight in Ximending for new immigrants ahead of Mid-Autumn Festival.
Taiwan -- KMT's Lo questions Ko's ethics
According to the Chinese-language United Evening News, Kuomintang (KMT) Legislator Lo Shu-lei (羅淑蕾) yesterday accused independent Taipei mayoral candidate Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) of treating his patients as experimental subjects while Ko led the Surgical Intensive Care Unit Team (SICU) at National Taiwan University Hospital (NTUH).
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The Consumer Protection Committee (CPC) under the Executive Yuan said yesterday that 73 percent of frozen food trucks failed to meet standards based on the result of random inspections of logistics companies.
The government-proposed defense budget for 2015 has seen a NT$8 billion growth in comparison to the 2014 budget, with the increased spending mainly allocated for military investment and the maintenance of facilities, a ruling lawmaker said yesterday.
Prosecutors have decided not to appeal a verdict by the Taiwan High Court last week that found former President Lee Teng-hui (李登輝) not guilty of corruption and money laundering between 1998 and 2000 when he was still president.
Taiwan -- APT to snub rival, launch 4G network later this year
Asia Pacific Telecom (APT,亞太電信) Chairman Lu Fang-ming (呂芳銘) yesterday stated that shifting its 4G network launch date from the first quarter of next year to before the end of this year is the best path for the company, he said at the firm's extraordinaire shareholders' conference.
  
  
  
  
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