Thursday, March 26, 2015
The Council of Indigenous Peoples (CIP, 原住民族委員會) held a spring press conference to present the council's various achievements in the development of the nation's indigenous population in 2014.
President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) received courteous treatment during his just-concluded visit to Singapore to pay his last respects to Lee Kuan Yew (李光耀), the founding father of the city-state who died March 23, an unnamed source said Wednesday.
Student activist leader Lin Fei-fan (林飛帆) yesterday announced that, contrary to previous claims, he had participated in the storming and occupation of the Executive Yuan during the Sunflower Movement last year.
A total of six teams from home and abroad are competing in the 2015 IIHF Ice Hockey U18 World Championship Division III Group A games, which will run through this weekend in Taipei.
A Ministry of Labor (MOL) survey has found that Taiwanese workers aged between 15 and 29 needed 2.1 months to find their first job, the same as two years ago, indicating that the job market remains difficult for first-time job seekers.
Taiwanese computer maker Acer Inc. (宏碁) posted a slim profit for 2014, ending three consecutive annual losses on an improved margin and cost cuts, the company said Wednesday.
Taiwan Mobile Co. (台灣大哥大), the country's second-largest mobile provider, said Wednesday that it is unlikely to cancel its unlimited data plans for its fourth-generation (4G) mobile network in 2015.
Questions over who will helm the Kuomintang (KMT) presidential ticket in 2016 continued as Deputy Legislative Speaker Hung Hsiu-chu (洪秀柱) hinted at a possible run for the office, during a radio interview yesterday. Hung also urged the party to take a stronger stance in relation to the rising popularity of the opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP).
Recent comments by Chinese President Xi Jinping (習近平) indicate that China's bottom line ahead of Taiwan's 2016 presidential election is “one China,” a senior official at an American think tank said on Tuesday., 1 Comment
China has expressed approval of an idea from former Vice President Vincent Siew (蕭萬長) of Taiwan to hold a cross Taiwan Strait forum in Kinmen, based on the approach of the Boao Forum for Asia (BFA, 博鰲論壇), according to China's Taiwan Affairs Office spokeswoman Fan Liqing (范麗青).