Saturday, September 5, 2015
Prosecutors interrogated Lin Ming-shiung (林敏雄), the head of supermarket chain Pxmart (全聯福利中心), for his suspected involvement in bribing the New Taipei City Government to secure urban development projects in Tamsui.
In a sign of the nation's growing financial woes, the public servant pension fund will run into a deficit for the first time this year, the Ministry of Civil Service (MOCS) said on Friday.
Taiwan said Friday that it has received around NT$208.9 million (US$6.74 million) from Swiss authorities that were illicit gains of former Taiwanese President Chen Shui-bian.
The publication of the diaries of three heroes in the War of Resistance against Japan (1937-1945) has helped reveal historical facts about the Republic of China military's efforts and courage during the war, according to Academia Historica.
A U.S. judge in San Francisco has refused to relinquish U.S. jurisdiction in a dispute over ownership of a collection of historic documents belonging to two late Republic of China presidents, Chiang Kai-shek (蔣介石) and his son Chiang Ching-kuo (蔣經國), U.S.-based Courthouse News Service reported Thursday.
Friday, September 4, 2015
Taipei - The number of dengue fever cases recorded in Taiwan since the start of summer this year has increased to 4,667, with 88 percent of them reported in the southern municipality of Tainan, the Centers for Disease Control said Friday.
An amendment to the Employment Service Act to remove the cap on the duration foreign labors may stay in Taiwan will be deliberated in the Legislature and may pass third reading in the near future.
"What's wrong is wrong," Taipei City Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) stated yesterday, responding to concerns that international media was accusing the Yui Hatano (波多野結衣)-featured EasyCard as "sex marketing."
The Criminal Investigation Bureau (CIB, 刑事局) has warned the Taiwanese public of rampant credit card fraud after local authorities arrested 12 suspects of a credit fraud ring that operated around the country since 2014.