Vice President Chen Chien-jen will unveil the government's controversial pension reform proposals in a press conference this afternoon, he said during a morning radio show in Taipei.
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Experts from the Judicial Reform Foundation called Wednesday for judicial reform efforts to be expedited, saying it was critical for the public to "feel" the reform before trust in the system was completely lost.
The head of a leading business group has thrown his support behind a 2020 presidential bid by Hon Hai Group boss Terry Gou.
Some 28,000 EasyCards will be handed out free of charge to Yilan County junior high and high school students to drive home the message that the cards are for more than just catching trains.
President Tsai Ing-wen, in her capacity as Democratic Progressive Party chairwoman, draws lots at the party's year-end "weiya" banquet in Taipei on Wednesday, Jan. 18.
It's that time of year again.
A vendor dries mullet roe in the sun Wednesday, Jan. 18. A popular food item for Lunar New Year, dried mullet roe, dubbed "black gold," has seen significant price increases, according to the government consumer protection authorities' recent investigation into food prices ahead of the holiday period, which starts next week.
Taiwan's chief negotiator with China, Tien Hung-mao (田弘茂), on Wednesday extended an olive branch to his Chinese counterpart Chen Deming (陳德銘), inviting him to a meeting in Taiwan's offshore Kinmen County, but the invitation was declined by the Chinese side.
Nine Kuomintang (KMT) workers were detained at the Executive Yuan Wednesday after they broke into its main building during a protest against a move by the government to freeze KMT properties amid an investigation into the opposition party's alleged ill-gotten assets., 1 Comment