Sunday, May 24, 2015
People who have suffered from bad luck have the best life stories to tell, said writer Chi Pang-yuan (齊邦媛) on Friday, and she hoped more people will write the hard-luck stories of those who retreated to Taiwan after the Chinese civil war., 1 Comment
Taiwan's pineapples have passed pesticide tests at rates of at least 95 percent over the past two years, the Council of Agriculture council (COA) asserted amid slumping prices for pineapples due to pesticide concerns.
Saturday, May 23, 2015
Former Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairman Lin Yi-hsiung (林義雄) yesterday slammed the DPP's decision to nominate a junior member of the Taipei City Council to run for legislator in 2016, .............
Starting May 31, biometric residence permits (BRPs) for non-European Economic Area nationals traveling to the UK for more than six months will begin to be issued to visa applicants in Taiwan, the UK's de facto embassy in Taiwan has announced.
According to the Central Weather Bureau (CWB), rainfall can be expected to linger over Taiwan today, bringing precipitation in Central and Southern Taiwan. Other areas will see an increase of rain, compared with yesterday's forecast., 1 Comment
As a plum rain front has brought heavy downpours to Taiwan and is expected to bring more over the weekend, a drought task force under the Ministry of Economic Affairs said on Friday.
Liu Yu-ting (劉玉婷), a secretary of Taipei City Government consultant Hung Chih-kun (洪智坤), yesterday attempted to resign from her job due to pressure after being revealed as a whistleblower.
Taiwan's Centers for Disease Control (CDC) warned on Friday of the growing threat from MERS-CoV (Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus) in the country after neighboring South Korea reported its first three such cases earlier this week.
A district court on Friday ordered Chang Chi Foodstuff Co. and its owner to pay compensation of NT$91.05 million (US$2.99 million) to a group of consumers who had bought sub-standard cooking oils produced by the company.
Friday, May 22, 2015
Washington - The United States hopes to continue its close cooperation with Taiwan achieved in recent years, a U.S. State Department official said Thursday, stressing that an important ingredient of that close cooperation is the stable development of ties across the Taiwan Strait., 1 Comment