Wednesday, January 28, 2015
The Ministry of National Defense (MND, 國防部) announced yesterday that Defense Minister Yen Ming's (嚴明) official resignation has been approved.
The National Space Organization (NSPO, 國家實驗研究院國家太空中心) announced yesterday that it will launch a satellite for the study of the ionosphere and earthquake prediction early next year with the help of the U.S.
In 2007, Taiwan's Chan Yung-jan (詹詠然) and fellow Taiwanese Chuang Chia-jung (莊佳蓉) were set to win every women's doubles tournament they entered and reached the finals of the Australian Open and U.S. Open.
The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) will be discussing its nominations and party primaries for the upcoming presidential elections in 2016 today, amid rumors that party central is attempting to weed out “other competitors” by completing the registration before Chinese New Year.
Another 19 poultry farms in Taiwan have been confirmed infected with avian influenza, bringing the total to 487 farms across the island, quarantine authorities said Tuesday.
Reaching the second day of the national energy meeting yesterday, Premier Mao Chi-kuo (毛治國) was said to have concluded with remarks that the Cabinet will not be commenting directly on its stance regarding all nuclear energy-related issues., 1 Comment
The Army demonstrated its defense capabilities in an anti-paratrooper drill Tuesday to highlight the military's high level of alert and to strengthen combat readiness ahead of the Lunar New Year break in February.
Facebook was back online shortly after 3 p.m. Tuesday after a nervous 50 minutes that left social media users in Taiwan confused and isolated from their online community.
Tuesday, January 27, 2015
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) yesterday said that the Farglory Group (遠雄集團) should come forward and let the public know whether the Taipei Dome (台北大巨蛋) will be suitable for baseball games upon its completion., 11 Comments
The latest available data from Taiwan Power Company (Taipower, 台電) indicate that reserve capacity may drop below 10 percent next year, an official from the Ministry of Economic Affairs' Bureau of Energy said yesterday.