Sunday, April 19, 2015
Almost all of Taiwan's 55 entries medaled at the 2015 International Exhibition of Inventions in Geneva, Switzerland, a testament to the quality of Taiwan's inventions, the head of Taiwan's delegation said.
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je yesterday blamed "greed" for the row over the Taipei Dome project, which his administration has now deemed unsafe, with the possibility of having to dismantle the closed baseball stadium.
Republic of China (Taiwan) passport holders are enjoying easy access to 98 percent of their travel destinations, the Foreign Ministry said Saturday after the country was ranked 28th in the Passport Index created by financial advisory firm Arton Capital.
President Ma Ying-jeou said Saturday the status of women has been rising in Taiwan due to increases in women's higher education opportunities, political involvement and labor force participation.
A Taitung fisherman caught an unusual looking "humpback" sea turtle in waters off the southeastern coast of Taiwan on Wednesday.
After nine months of silence, Lien Hui-hisn (連惠心), daughter of Kuomintang (KMT) Honorary Chairman Lien Chan (連戰), talked about how she was seriously misunderstood regarding the Geneherbs (菁茵荋) case in which she received a one-year deferred prosecution and a fine of NT$6 million on July 11, 2014 over alleged violations of the Pharmaceutical Affairs Act.
The lead lawyer in a class-action suit of former RCA workers in Taiwan got his wish Friday when he won a decade-long suit against the company, but he complained that the compensation awarded was too low.
Taiwan will enforce as scheduled a new directive that requires imported food from Japan be labeled with their place of origin and proof they are radiation free, Vice Health Minister Shiu Ming-neng said.
Saturday, April 18, 2015
Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman Eric Chu (朱立倫) confirmed yesterday that he would not be running for president in the 2016 elections, and that he was expecting talented KMT members to participate actively in the race.
Cross-caucus negotiations held by lawmakers reached an agreement to prioritize an amendment to the Punishment Act of the Armed Forces (陸海空軍懲罰法) so that the bill could be passed as soon as possible in the next Legislative Yuan sitting.
Gasoline and diesel prices in Taiwan are likely to rise next week in reflection of a rebound in international crude oil prices, market sources said Friday.