Thursday, October 8, 2015
The Kuomintang (KMT) Central Standing Committee (CSC) yesterday passed a motion to convene an extraordinary national party congress in a move to oust current presidential candidate Hung Hsiu-chu (洪秀柱) as the party's nominee.
A Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) lawmaker lodged a complaint accusing Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman Eric Chu (朱立倫) of breaking the law with his alleged attempt to persuade presidential candidate Hung Hsiu-chu (洪秀柱) to drop out of the race, one of the diverse reactions to the alleged effort.
President Ma Ying-jeou (馬英九) said Wednesday that he hopes Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman Eric Chu (朱立倫) will talk with the party's presidential candidate Hung Hsiu-chu (洪秀柱) and keep the party united, as crucial elections are just 100 days away.
As the founding party of Asia's oldest republic, the Kuomintang (KMT) has remained innovative despite its long history. Yesterday the party pioneered the idea of forcefully removing its own presidential candidate three months prior to Election Day. One needs to think outside the dimension of where the box is in to come up with such a creative self-governing idea.
The average amount spent on medical expenses in Taiwan for people aged 65 years and over was nearly three times the national average in 2014, according to statistics released by the National Health Insurance Administration (NHIA).
The government confirmed yesterday that the improvement project for Suhua Highway (蘇花公路) would be delayed until 2019.
AU Optronics Corp. (AUO, 友達), Taiwan's second-largest maker of liquid-crystal displays, announced Wednesday a management reshuffle involving four top-level executives in a move aimed at creating future development opportunities.
Taiwanese passport holders can now obtain visa waivers, landing visas or e-visas to 153 countries and territories as five more countries recently granted Taiwan such privileges, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said Wednesday.
The Taiwan unit of Yahoo Inc. said Wednesday that its video views have doubled over the past two-and-half years thanks to a wider offering of online content from its strategic partners.
Radium Life Tech Co. (日勝生) and Construction and Planning Agency Bureau (CPAB, 營建署) under the Ministry of Interior denied cutting corners in the construction of the Fuzhou Government Housing Project yesterday, in response to the latest safety evaluations released earlier this week.