Monday, August 31, 2015
Taipei city councillors on Sunday called on Tai Chi-chuan, chairman of EasyCard Corp., to resign over the controversy surrounding the company's use of a Japanese porn star's photos on the cover of its stored value cards.
The Labor Ministry announced its decision to amend regulations regarding young workers' salaries and workers' rights in the Labor Standards Act (勞基法) yesterday.
Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) announced her "five social stability pledges" yesterday, revolving around social housing, food safety, community care, sustainable pensions and public safety.
The Bureau of Labor Insurance reminded pensioners that they could not alter labor insurance payment methods for old-age benefits once they are approved and issued.
A 60-year-old woman was diagnosed with late-stage colon cancer though she has been on vegan diet for over 20 years, a physician told media recently.
More than 6,000 ducks on a poultry farm in Chiayi County in Southern Taiwan were culled because epidemic prevention authorities detected the H5N8 avian flu virus in dead ducks at the farm.
Taiwanese tennis player Chuang Chia-jung and her Chinese partner Liang Chen fell at the last hurdle at the Connecticut Open on Saturday, losing the women's doubles final in straight sets 3-6, 1-6 to Julia Goerges and Lucie Hradecka.
Sunday, August 30, 2015
Bus services will be resumed on the Suhua Highway after an ongoing project to improve the highway is completed in 2017, Transportation Minister Chen Jian-yu said Saturday.
A Taiwanese suspect has been arrested by local authorities for allegedly forging a fake United Nations passport as part of a fraud scheme to scam a local NGO out of NT$5 million in funds, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB, 刑事局) has announced.