Thursday, January 29, 2015
Taipei, New Taipei and Keelung have accepted the Ministry of Education's (MOE) refusal to allow an alternate score report for students in their school districts.
Thanks to a number of restrictions placed on Chinese buyers of local real estate, the number of transactions over the past several years has been limited, a brokerage firm said Wednesday.
Taiwan's rich maritime resources and advanced fishery industry will soon be known to worldwide audiences as they are highlighted in a soon-to-premiere National Geographic Channel (NGC) documentary series.
The Navy showcased a new unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) it will soon acquire to help with its intelligence gathering during a drill Wednesday in Southern Taiwan that simulated an attack from China.
Immigrants married to Taiwanese nationals are almost universally happy with life in Taiwan, even though their average household income is less than half the national average, according to census results released Wednesday by the Interior Ministry.
The Taiwan International Cooperation and Development Fund (ICDF, 國合會) has announced that its higher education scholarship program is now open to students from Taiwan's diplomatic allies and nations with which the R.O.C. has friendly relations.
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.