Thursday, July 2, 2015
The UK's deputy representative to Taiwan has recently completed a challenging climb of Yushan, or Jade Mountain, the tallest peak of Taiwan, the British Office has said., 1 Comment
The Taiwan Medical Alliance for Labor Justice and Patient Safety (TMAL, 醫勞盟) continues to send out warnings to the government, demanding that an efficient and systematic plan be made for the treatment of burn patients; ..........., 1 Comment
Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman and New Taipei City Mayor Eric Chu (朱立倫) changed tack yesterday after criticizing the Ministry of Health and Welfare (MHW) over the proper handling of medical treatment and resource management in the aftermath of the June 27 dust fire incident, as the ruling party aimed to secure shipments of medical aid from abroad including skin transplants for burn victims.
The Ministry of Labor (MOL, 勞動部) confirmed its decision to cease its funding to deport foreign workers who have fled their employers back to their home countries yesterday, and will instead have the workers' nation's agencies pay for the related fees beginning next year., 1 Comment
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) yesterday said it has worked closely with local investigators after the accidental death of a Nicaraguan diplomat in Taiwan, stressing that the incident will not affect bilateral ties., 1 Comment
Mainland China authorities removed entry permit requirements for Taiwan nationals yesterday.
Following two major incidents involving gangsters that recently aroused public attention and horror, New Taipei City Mayor Eric Chu said yesterday that the city government has joined a national program, aiming to protect teenagers during summer vacations, and will be checking on locations where teenagers often go more regularly, including Internet cafes, bowling alleys, KTVs and movie theaters.
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Ersagun Kursat Yamur (known locally by his Chinese name 王凱傑), a Turkish national living in Taiwan, was acquitted of the sexual assault, the Taiwan High Court announced yesterday., 1 Comment
Lee Kun-yi (李坤儀), the granddaughter of former President Lee Teng-hui (李登輝), is engaged to marry Zhao Zan-kai(趙贊凱), the director of the Hong Kong branch of the modeling agency Catwalk, local media reported.