Friday, October 2, 2015
The number of dengue fever infections reported in Taiwan since the start of summer in May has reached 18,879, the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) said Thursday.
Thursday, October 1, 2015
The head of the Ministry of Culture (MOC, 文化部), Hung Meng-chi (洪孟啟), tendered his resignation yesterday to the Executive Yuan (行政院) over controversy surrounding government grants.
Labor Minister Chen Hsiung-wen (陳雄文) said Wednesday that the ministry has "ammunition ready" to grapple with a possible situation of massive unpaid furloughs for local employees.
The ruling Kuomintang (KMT) attempted yesterday to dispel speculation that presidential candidate and Deputy Legislative Speaker Hung Hsiu-chu (洪秀柱) would be replaced, with a gathering of party and business stalwarts.
The Cabinet-level Veterans Affairs Council (VAC, 退輔會) Minister Tung Hsiang-lung (董翔龍) yesterday apologized to lawmakers over his previous remarks that said opposition legislators who cut VAC annual budget are "assholes"(混蛋).
Starting today, real estate brokers will be required to provide prospective buyers with more comprehensive information, including records of any unnatural deaths that may have occurred on the property, Deputy Interior Minister Chen Chwen-jing said Wednesday.
Three Taiwanese players currently competing in Japan's professional league are on the 28-man roster announced by Taiwan's baseball association yesterday who will represent their country in the upcoming inaugural Premier12 tournament.
Hundreds of passengers traveling to and from Hong Kong and Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport were affected by Typhoon Dujuan, resulting in flight delays that ranged as long as 48 hours.
The life expectancy of Taiwanese reached an average 79.84 years in 2014, slightly lower than the level of 80.02 years recorded the previous year, the Interior Ministry said Wednesday.
Taiwan's agricultural losses from Typhoon Dujuan, which ripped across Taiwan Monday, had been estimated at NT$217.01 million (US$6.59 million) as of 11 a.m. Wednesday, according to Council of Agriculture (COA) figures.