Sunday, July 19, 2015
A regulation requiring prescriptions for contact lenses will be re-examined from both "theoretical and practical" angles and further discussed with the Health Department, Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) said yesterday.
The Mackay Memorial Hospital has launched a campaign to help children with diabetes by leveraging the collaboration between the Lilly Diabetes charity and Disney.
Women outnumber men in six cities in Taiwan, with the ratio the lowest in Taipei, where there are only 92 men for every 100 women, the Ministry of the Interior said Saturday.
Saturday, July 18, 2015
Frequent wearers of contact lens are baffled by Taipei City Department of Health's announcement on July 16, which requires people to show prescriptions issued within six months from their doctors in the future when buying their contacts., 3 Comments
A total of 24 alleged tree poachers were arrested last month in Northern Hsinchu County over charges for cutting down priceless old trees without permission, the Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB) has announced., 1 Comment
Friday, July 17, 2015
Shih Hsin University (SHU) yesterday announced the results of research on the usage of different forms of media, with TV the most used, followed by the Internet. With a more prominent role being played by netizens, the Internet's influence on the media cannot be ignored, Chung Chi-hui, an SHU professor in the department of journalism said.
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) said that he was impressed by the design and development of the U-myeon public housing community in Seoul, which has also taken into consideration the residents' needs in terms of education and employment, among other living functions.
Thursday, July 16, 2015
Yunlin County officials said Wednesday that the county will face a funding shortfall of about NT$1 billion (US$32.26 million) in October, but vowed to cut spending and seek new funds by auctioning off land., 1 Comment
Giant panda Yuan Yuan (圓圓) may not be having another child after all, as experts determined Wednesday that one of Taipei Zoo's main attractions was not pregnant despite signs to the contrary.