Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Many leading Taiwan- and overseas-based businesses are having difficulty finding suitable land for use in Taiwan, according to government officials.
The Citizen Congress Watch (CCW) accused the Legislative Yuan of misconduct yesterday, with the group claiming that legislators in charge of the Accounting Act amendment had neglected to publicize negotiation documents.
Former Control Yuan chief Wang Tso-yung (王作榮) yesterday received the Order of Propitious Clouds with Special Grand Cordon (一等卿雲勳章) from President Ma Ying-jeou.
A rose by any other name might smell as sweet, but a road by any other name might not sell as well. Residents in Fude Street, Taipei, recently showed overwhelming support in a petition to have their street annexed as a section of Xinyi Road.
Taiwanese amateur Pan Cheng-tsung, who shows amazing poise for a 21 year-old, may be disappointed with his performance in the second half of the U.S. Open, but he has proven that he is a rising star who is ready to compete at a higher level.
Two foreign students currently studying at a Taichung college were arrested for having sex in a park, Taichung police said.
Acer announced yesterday during an industry seminar that its venture onto Microsoft's Windows Phone 8 smartphone platform will be delayed until the first half of 2014.
The opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) is against Taiwan opening a representative office in China that has no substantive functions, a party spokesman said yesterday.
The Forestry Bureau confirmed yesterday that it has suspended Wang Chuan-chi (王專吉), a member of the bureau who was recently arrested for drunk driving, and submitted his case to the Commission on the Disciplinary Sanctions of Functionaries for review.
Hsieh Hsin-hsuan of Taiwan has arrived in South Australia for the final round of a competition to select the people who will get Australia's “Best Jobs in the World.”