Friday, March 7, 2014
Since a law to protect gender equality in the workplace was implemented in 2002, companies have taken various measures to promote equality of the sexes, according to survey results released Thursday by the Ministry of Labor.
Taiwan has been pushing the United States to sell diesel-powered submarines and studying the feasibility in building its own ones simultaneously, Defense Minister Yen Ming (嚴明) said yesterday.
Hong Kong, Singapore and Taiwan are the top three locations in the Asia-Pacific region when it comes to suitability for setting up new and outsourced data centers, according to technology research firm IDC.
Taiwan could see more precipitation from Thursday due to moisture moving in from China, the Central Weather Bureau said that day.
Taiwan High Speed Rail Chairman Ou Chin-der's (歐晉德) sudden resignation has triggered disputes from lawmakers of the ruling and the opposition parties and shocked many government officials.
Thursday, March 6, 2014
President Ma Ying-jeou said yesterday that Taiwan will be crippled if it does not take part in regional economic integration, likening the current state of global affairs to the Warring States period in ancient China.
Following the traffic congestion that occurred during the 228 Memorial holidays, the Ministry of Transportation and Communication (MOTC) yesterday announced that it will be scrapping the highway fare discounts for the upcoming Ching Ming Festival.
Transportation and Communications Deputy Minister Fan Chih-ku (范植谷) confirmed yesterday that a train cable that recently snapped resulted from neglect during previous checkups.
The United States has continued to urge Taiwan to establish a maximum residue level (MRL) for ractopamine use in pork, according to the 2014 U.S. Trade Policy Agenda released on Tuesday.