Thursday, December 12, 2013
President Ma Ying-jeou said yesterday that there used to be more than 40 different indigenous languages in Taiwan, but only 22 have survived, approximately eight of which are facing possible extinction.
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Advanced Semiconductor Engineering (ASE, 日月光) Inc. yesterday apologized for dumping wastewater containing strong acids and heavy metals from its K7 facility in Kaohsiung City into the Hou-chin River., 3 Comments
Premier Jiang Yi-huah (江宜樺) said yesterday that the government is aiming to have NT$500 billion invested in the Taoyuan Aerotropolis, adding that the project is expected to generate an output value of NT$2.3 trillion and create 300,000 jobs in Greater Taipei.
The Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) yesterday arrested a suspect accused of acquiring over NT$240 million via fraudulent means., 1 Comment
The main opposition party yesterday lashed out at the government-owned banks that had celebrated China Construction Bank's launch of Formosa bonds by referring to Taiwan as “within the island.”, 1 Comment
Taiwan's armed forces have recruited 8,603 men and women in the first 11 months of 2013, just 30.15 percent of the Ministry of National Defense target of 28,531 recruits.
People with allergies or respiratory diseases should take precautions when going outside as stronger seasonal winds could lead to poor air quality, the Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) warned yesterday.
President Ma Ying-jeou said yesterday that human rights are a universal value and that countries should be open to foreign scrutiny.
Amid a booming cruise market in Asia, Taiwan has seen a record high number of port calls from international cruise ships this year that also brought a new high for revenues from cruise tourism.
Nearly 80 percent of five-year-old children in Taiwan suffer from tooth decay, higher than the 50 percent goal set by the World Health Organization, the Health Promotion Administration (HPA) said yesterday.