Wednesday, July 23, 2014
The approaching Typhoon Matmo has caused vegetable prices to increase ahead of its arrival, prompting the main opposition party to slam the government for allowing “outrageous” hikes without taking into account people's economic hardships.
Taiwan's National Applied Research Laboratories (NARLabs) officially launched an online database Tuesday that profiles thousands of patents and related reports, hoping to give Taiwanese companies a patent deployment edge.
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) yesterday afternoon issued a sea warning for the approaching Typhoon Matmo, adding that torrential rain is expected in Hualien and Central and Northern Taiwan tonight.
Far Eastern Electronic Toll Collection (FETC) will be given a week to fix three obligations in the contract that the firm promised to rectify before being fined NT$500,000 daily, the National Freeway Bureau (NFB) announced yesterday.
As Typhoon Matmo continues its course to be the first typhoon to make landfall in Taiwan this year, researchers and the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) on Monday conducted a six-hour flight surveillance mission ahead of the storm's expected Wednesday morning landing.
The military said Monday it has opened an emergency center and mobilized thousands of servicemen to be ready for disaster relief operations after a sea warning was issued Monday afternoon for the approaching Typhoon Matmo.
A recent survey conducted by Shih Hsin University suggests that among utilization of different media outlets, television ranks the highest, though use of the Internet has topped that of newspapers.
China's Taiwan Affairs Office spokesman Ma Xiaoguang (馬曉光) yesterday declared Beijing's determined opposition against Taiwan's independence in regard to recent remarks from Taiwan's main opposition party that cited otherwise.
Over sixty percent of surveyed teenagers from grades 5 to 8 have acknowledged difficulties in making friends, said the Child Welfare League Foundation (CWLF, 兒童福利聯盟) yesterday.