Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Information regarding a terrorist threat made against Beijing Capital International Airport was passed on to the Civil Aviation Administration of China in Beijing on March 5, China Airlines said yesterday.
Taiwan's top intelligence chief yesterday said he takes full responsibility over the incident in which a truck rammed the Presidential Office building earlier this year, even if it means he could be replaced soon.
The National Security Bureau (NSB, 國安局) confirmed yesterday that it recently received warnings of a possible terrorist attack centered on Beijing Airport.
The China Aviation Development Foundation's (CADV, 航發會) board of directors yesterday passed a vote to elect Taiwan Futures Exchange (TAIFEX, 期交所) Chairman Fan Chich-chiang (范志強) as Taiwan High Speed Rail Co.'s (THSR, 台灣高鐵) legal entity representative.
An amendment to the luxury tax cleared the Legislative Yuan yesterday, allowing the Ministry of Finance to evaluate real estate transactions individually in order to prevent the tax from being levied on those who are not engaged in short-term speculative investment.
Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Chairman Su Tseng-chang (蘇貞昌) confirmed yesterday that the party would have its final candidate for Taipei mayor by May.
The weather in Taiwan is likely to remain rainy this week until Friday as a cold air mass, carrying moisture, moves in from China, the Central Weather Bureau said yesterday.
The demand momentum for flash memory chips (NAND flash) is expected to remain sluggish throughout the first half of the year, as many new smart hand-held devices will not be released until the third quarter, according to a local market information advisory firm.
Three men were indicted Monday by the Taichung District Prosecutors Office for producing counterfeit U.S. currency.