Monday, November 23, 2015
Thousands marched from the Presidential Office to Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) headquarters yesterday in Taipei, accusing both the ruling and main opposition parties of cozying up to big business on labor, land acquisition, education and gender policies., 2 Comments
The presidential candidate and chairman of Taiwan's ruling Kuomintang (KMT), Eric Chu (朱立倫), urged people to support him and the party in the upcoming presidential and legislative elections, slated for Jan. 16, saying Taiwan cannot go back to the road from which it came in terms of cross-Taiwan Strait relations.
The number of dengue fever cases in Kaohsiung has reached 13,293, with 285 new cases reported there Saturday, showing the outbreak of the disease remains at its peak in the southern port city, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) said Sunday.
Having barely recovered from the protests over history curriculum in July, the Ministry of Education (MOE, 教育部) finds itself under heat again. This time, over failing to prevent the undue influence of high-ranking officials who serve in positions at private universities right after their retirement.
The Tang Prize Foundation announced the winner of its creation competition for high school students, with Taitung's Kung-Tung Technical Senior High School (公東高工) garnering the top award for its innovative invention that conveys the spirit of sustainable development.
Genetically modified (GM) salmon from the United States cannot be imported as foodstuffs or ingredients, unless it is inspected and licensed by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) under the Ministry of Health and Welfare, a ministry official said Sunday.
The Civil Aeronautics Administration (CAA) under the Ministry of Transportation and Communications is planning a new flight path along Taiwan's east coast to alleviate the busy air traffic in the sky over Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport in Northern Taiwan.
Sunday, November 22, 2015
Taipei - The number of dengue fever cases in Kaohsiung has reached 13,293, with 285 new cases reported there Saturday, showing the outbreak of the disease remains at its peak in the southern port city, the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) said Sunday., 2 Comments
Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen yesterday defended her social housing policy as she took her campaign trail to Kaohsiung.