Sunday, June 28, 2015
Eight Taiwanese companies took part in the Southern African International Trade Exhibition (SAITEX) held earlier this week in Johannesburg, South Africa.
Farmers from Tamsui were the big winners in this year's national pumpkin competition held in New Taipei City Saturday.
Saturday, June 27, 2015
Taipei - The issue of legalizing gay marriage is "extremely controversial" in Taiwan, a senior Ministry of Justice official said Saturday, adding that the government would not consider making same-sex marriages legal for the time being.
Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairwoman and 2016 presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen tried to assure local farmers in Eastern Taiwan that a possible political transfer of power next year would not affect shipments of agricultural produce to China. She also urged Communist China to stay out of Taiwan's elections.
Deputy Legislative Speaker and likely Kuomintang (KMT) 2016 presidential candidate said yesterday that discussions and decisions regarding a possible U.S. visit on her part was being conducted by her aides. Hung, who made the comments to the press after visiting the KMT Taipei City Council caucus. The KMT contender, considered a black horse candidate by analysts, previously ruled out a visit to the U.S. due to time constraints having entered the presidential race at a later stage than her rival, Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairwoman Tsai Ing-wen.
For patients seeking Chinese medicine treatment on a more regular basis than Western-style medical treatment, cheaper medical bills for overnight surgery may become a reality as a group of Chinese medicine doctors are urging the National Health Insurance Administration..................
The American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) yesterday announced that its visa systems are now back online after experiencing technical problems for over a week.
UK's de facto ambassador to Taiwan yesterday visited Deputy Legislative Speaker and likely Kuomintang (KMT) presidential candidate Hung Hsiu-chu (洪秀柱).
Lo Hsu-liang (羅栩亮), head of Taoyuan-based biotech product supplier Zodic Light World Technology Inc. (兆良科技) was arrested Friday morning immediately upon returning to Taiwan from abroad.
The Taiwan High Court has ordered New Taipei Fire Department to pay more than NT$4 million in damages to a man who was injured during a rescue operation five years ago.