Wednesday, December 4, 2013
The Executive Yuan yesterday denied reports that Premier Jiang Yi-huah (江宜樺) lost his temper during a cross-departmental meeting about developing homegrown talent.
China's top negotiator with Taiwan left for home Tuesday after concluding an eight-day visit of Taiwan that focused on visits to free trade pilot zones and issues related to cross-Taiwan Strait trade cooperation.
Tuesday, December 3, 2013
A Tze-Chiang Limited Express experienced a malfunction which caused a 649-minute delay and affected 20 scheduled trains running between Taipei and Wanhua as well as over 10,000 passengers' commutes, the Taiwan Railways Administration (TRA) said yesterday.
Would you prefer to allow the fragile “Queen's Head” rock formation to break off naturally or should artificial means be used to reinforce it?, 2 Comments
Lawmakers yesterday passed a motion to condemn National Security Council (NSC, 國安會) Secretary-General Jason Yuan (袁健生), who was asked to field questions during a legislative session yesterday but did not show up.
Daytime and nighttime temperatures on Tuesday, Dec. 3 will vary significantly because of the influence of a northeast monsoon, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said yesterday.
Lawmakers yesterday froze part of the budget that the Coast Guard Administration (CGA, 海巡署) proposed to be spent on upgrading the wharf and air strip on Taiping Island in the South China Sea, citing the need for an environmental impact evaluation.
The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) aimed at facilitating air traffic control when it expanded the Taipei Flight Information Region one degree east in 1955, but the move also caused “trouble” for Taiwan's aviation authorities.
Gong Tai-an (龔泰安), the captain of a Taiwanese fishing vessel, yesterday received a 20-year sentence handed down by the Kaohsiung branch of the Taiwan High Court for murdering 15 fishermen who were PRC nationals., 2 Comments