Saturday, October 3, 2015
The Ministry of Labor warned Friday that the consumption of dog or cat meat is a violation of the Animal Protection Act, in the wake of reports that some foreign workers in Taiwan have killed dogs or cats for their meat.
High-ranked national security officials painted a pessimistic picture of Taiwan's cross-strait relations should Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) presidential candidate Tsai Ing-wen (蔡英文) become president next year, local media revealed yesterday.
Tainan City Councilor Wang Ding-yu (王定宇) labeled Taiwanese-born singer Michael Huang (黃安) a "shameless bastard" and a "dictator's accomplice" among other accusations, yesterday, accusing him of alerting Xiamen government officials about comments made by a Taiwan independence activist.
Taiwan's Chuang Chih-yuan (莊智淵) topped Ho Kwan Kit of Hong Kong 4-1 Friday to advance to the semifinals of the men's singles at the 2015 ITTF Asian Table Tennis Championships in Pattaya, Thailand.
Ninety-nine percent of Taiwanese people have not called in during TV political talk shows, while 95 percent of them have not participated in protests within the past year, according to a recent poll, titled "The State of Social Participation," conducted by the National Development Council (NDC, 國發會).
The U.S.-Taiwan Defense Industry Conference 2015 will run from Oct. 4-6 in Williamsburg in the eastern U.S. state of Virginia, and the discussions will be centered on bilateral defense cooperation, Taiwan's indigenous submarine program and potential submarine sales to Taiwan.
Since Taiwan and South Korea frequently trade with each other within the same industry, there are opportunities for cross-country collaboration in the global supply chain, Deputy Economics Minister Cho Shih-chao (卓士昭) said on Friday.
Transactions of residential and commercial properties in Taipei fell in September to 2,419 units, the lowest number for the month in 14 years, Yung Ching Realty Group said Friday.
Economics Minister Deng Chen-chung said Friday that the government will explain a recent solar energy product mislabeling incident to the European Union in a bid to avoid anti-dumping and anti-subsidy tariffs likely to be imposed by the EU.
WorldVentures Taiwan is under the protection of the law of the Republic of China and is not an illegal pyramid scheme, according to a press release from the company yesterday.