Sunday, September 28, 2014
The National Security Bureau (NSB) on Saturday admitted to lapses in the handling of security for President Ma Ying-jeou after he was hit by a book thrown by a member of a political group a day earlier.
Green Island will give out a stipend of NT$3,600 to each of its elderly citizens for the upcoming Double Ninth Festival, the highest amount of all local governments.
The government announced yesterday that National Health Insurance (NHI) will no longer cover 897 types of commonly-used repackaged medicines starting Jan. 1, 2015.
Market capitalization of the Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE) fell about 2.75 percent this week compared with a week earlier as local shares were hammered by continued foreign institutional selling, according to the TWSE.
Taichung yesterday unveiled a battery exchange station for electric motorbikes in a program encouraging eco-friendly transportation.
The Taiwan Typhoon and Flood Research Institute (台灣颱風洪水研究中心, TTFRI) is working with the Central Weather Bureau and Water Resources Agency to call for the submission of creative ideas from the public to prevent and lessen the damage wrought by natural disasters.
Even at age 90, Ke Hsueh-yueh (柯雪月) has not forgotten the students she instructed in her first year as a teacher 70 years ago.
Taiwan will send officials to participate in this year's U.S.-Taiwan Defense Industry Conference in Virginia in early October to examine Taiwan's national security plans, indigenous submarine programs and bilateral security cooperation.
More than a dozen bands from at home and abroad gathered together to perform in Taipei Saturday in memory of late Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl.
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC), the world's largest contract chip maker, is expected to take an 84-percent share in the high-end technology market of the global semiconductor wafer foundry business, according to a research report.