Tuesday, April 15, 2014
As the European Union strives for an 80-percent reduction in carbon emissions, Taiwan should also promise to cut down on carbon emission by 2050, said Sir David King, special representative to the foreign secretary on climate change in the UK., 1 Comment
The Legislature's Judiciary and Organic Laws and Statutes Committee yesterday passed a preliminary review of an amendment of the Code for Criminal Procedure, which stipulates that the court handling the second ruling cannot pronounce a sentence — the announced sentence and the exact sentence to be served — heavier than the first ruling.
Transportation Minister Yeh Kuang-shih (葉匡時) said yesterday that the performance of Far Eastern Electronic Toll Collection Co. (FETC) with regard to the new highway toll system ETC failed to meet the standards set in the contract.
A Frenchman who attempted to smuggle heroin worth NT$60 million has been arrested, the Ministry of Justice's Investigation Bureau (MJIB) and the Military Police Command (憲兵指揮部) said yesterday in a joint press conference.
National Taiwan University (NTU) President Yang Pan-chyr said yesterday that his university respects the personal expression of views and ideas by its students and faculty but hopes that it can be done rationally and without breaking laws.
The Ministry of Education will allocate budget for the electronic filing of academic theses and dissertations published prior to a draft amendment to the Act Governing the Conferment of Academic Degrees, Education Minister Jiang Wei-ling said yesterday.
Far EasTone Telecommunications Co., Taiwan's third-largest mobile operator, announced yesterday its own-branded mid-tier 4G smartphone to make inroads into the country's new 700 megahertz (MHz) frequency.
Mobile chips used in Apple Inc. products may account for 20 percent of the sales of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) in the next two years, according to a Barclays PLC research note.
Muhammad Yunus, the 2006 Nobel Peace Prize winner, attended the unveiling of a “Nobel Chair” in his honor, accompanied by various government officials, at National Central University (CNU) in northern Taiwan yesterday.
Tigerair Taiwan, a new budget carrier that will fly initially between Taiwan and other Asian destinations, is hoping to begin services in October at the earliest, its newly appointed chief executive officer said yesterday.