Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Information regarding a terrorist threat made against Beijing Capital International Airport was passed on to the Civil Aviation Administration of China in Beijing on March 5, China Airlines said yesterday.
Taiwan's top intelligence chief yesterday said he takes full responsibility over the incident in which a truck rammed the Presidential Office building earlier this year, even if it means he could be replaced soon.
The National Security Bureau (NSB, 國安局) confirmed yesterday that it recently received warnings of a possible terrorist attack centered on Beijing Airport.
The weather in Taiwan is likely to remain rainy this week until Friday as a cold air mass, carrying moisture, moves in from China, the Central Weather Bureau said yesterday.
A retired Marine Corps colonel and a former military academy instructor have been indicted on charges of spying for China, in the first reported espionage case involving Taiwan's Marine Corps, a local newspaper said yesterday.
Kuomintang (KMT) lawmaker Chang Ching-chung (張慶忠) said yesterday that the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) caucus has broken parliamentary conventions over the cross-strait service trade pact review, adding that lawmakers in favor of the pact should consider petitioning the Executive Yuan to pronounce it effective in accordance with the law.
An assessment by a panel of experts has found that the possibility of earthquake and tsunami affecting the safety of the nation's fourth nuclear power plant is minimal, according to the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA).
Monday, March 10, 2014
In a speech yesterday, Premier Jiang Yi-huah (江宜樺) laid out 25 guidelines for new members of the Cabinet following its sudden reshuffle in late February, emphasizing that the Cabinet will not tolerate tattletales.