Sunday, August 23, 2015
Hung Hsiu-chu, the presidential candidate of the ruling Kuomintang (KMT), said Saturday that if she is elected in January, she would increase funding for research and development in the field of science and technology.
Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文), the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) chairwoman and presidential candidate, on Saturday visited Miaoli in Central Taiwan, one of the major Hakka regions, and detailed her ideas for cultural preservation.
The PM2.5 air quality monitoring and simulation standard has been added to the Air Pollution Control Act, and will take effect on January 1, 2016, the Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) said Monday.
Saturday, August 22, 2015
The Taiwan Taipei District Court ruled in favor of Hon Hai Precision Industry Co. Chairman Terry Gou (郭台銘) yesterday in his defamation suit against political commentator Clara Chou (周玉蔻), ordering her to pay NT$2 million in damages and submit a written public apology., 3 Comments
The John Tung Foundation (董氏基金會) has questioned Japan Tobacco Inc. (傑太日煙) about its claims of injecting over NT$9 billion in foreign capital into a tobacco plant being built in Greater Tainan., 1 Comment
Northern and Northeastern Taiwan can expect to be pelted by heavy rain in the coming days no matter how close Typhoon Goni gets to the island, a weather expert warned Friday, urging people to take precautions.
Ruling Kuomintang (KMT) lawmakers want to revoke former President Lee Teng-hui's (李登輝) privileges as a former head of state for comments he made to Japan's Voice magazine, including that he was happy to fight for Japan during World War II., 9 Comments
New Taipei police authorities recently arrested nine gangsters belonging to the Bamboo Union (竹聯幫), one of the major organized crime gangs in Taiwan, over violent debt collecting charges, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) announced yesterday., 1 Comment
Prosecutors yesterday decided not to press charges against any of the 15 individuals listed as potential defendants in a high-profile case where a group of civilians, led by a military chopper pilot, entered an Army base in March to take photographs of an AH-64E Apache helicopter without undergoing proper procedures., 1 Comment
Friday, August 21, 2015
The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) on Thursday issued a sea warning for Typhoon Goni, cautioning against increasing winds and rough waves in waters off Eastern and Southern Taiwan.