Tuesday, March 17, 2015
Foreign Minister David Lin (林永樂) yesterday denied that China's planning of the M503 flight route was related to Taiwan's bid to join the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). China sent aircraft to test the flight route on Sunday; the test lasted for approximately two hours, according to Taiwan's Civil Aeronautics Administration (民航局).
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) yesterday presided over the first meeting of the Taipei City Food Safety Committee (台北市政府食品安全委員會), which sought to address issues such as the treatment of used cooking oil and local school lunches., 3 Comments
The use of ultralight aircraft in Taiwan was suspended Monday following a fatal crash earlier in the day that left two people dead, the authorities said.
Two people aboard a light aircraft were killed Monday after it plunged into a lagoon in Dapeng Bay in southern Pingtung County, authorities said.
A Taipei City official on Monday welcomed the Buddhist Compassion Relief Tzu Chi Foundation taking the initiative to withdraw a development project that has sparked controversy for a decade.
TransAsia Airways (復興航空) Chairman Vincent M. Lin (林明昇) was officially summoned yesterday by police in connection with a road accident involving a motorcyclist on March 14., 1 Comment
The Consumers' Foundation (CF, 中華民國消費者文教基金) announced yesterday that it has tallied 761 cases as part of a class action suit against four companies involved in a series of recent food scandals.
Monday, March 16, 2015
The New Taipei City Government in January paid off all of its debts for the national health and labor insurance programs, according to a report by the Central News Agency yesterday.
The island group of Penghu off southwest Taiwan has been listed by Agoda.com as an emerging tour destination in Asia in 2015.
Prosecutors in Chiayi County were yesterday seeking the arrest of a 25-year-old man accused of killing his 16-year-old girlfriend.
Sunday, March 15, 2015
Taiwan's sparsely populated outlying Kinmen county has recorded the country's highest growth in population last year possibly due to financial and social welfare incentives offered by the local government, the Ministry of the Interior said on Saturday.
Saturday, March 14, 2015
One woman was killed and another injured when a large granite wall slab fell on them from an office building in downtown Taipei, yesterday., 3 Comments
Former Changhua Magistrate Cho Po-yuan (卓伯源) yesterday denounced accusations of illegal contracting activities going on during his term in office and denied having accepted graft from an unidentified overseas source in the wake of related media reports published recently.
Chen Chih-chung (陳致中), son of former President Chen Shui-bian (陳水扁), said Friday that he will withdraw from the opposition Democratic Progressive Party's (DPP) legislative primary.