Thursday, July 30, 2015
A group of protesters yesterday staged a demonstration in front of the Ministry of Education (MOE, 教育部) in Taipei to voice their anger over the MOE's decision to approve a tuition fee hike at a number of local universities.
Indonesia said Wednesday it will no longer allow Taiwanese fishing boats to hire Indonesian crew members unless employers pay the workers a monthly bonus of NT$1,000 (US$31.75).
China's maritime police are scheduled to hold a live fire drill in waters off the southeastern Chinese city of Xiamen Thursday, a move that Taiwan said it has been aware of and will follow closely.
Yunlin police said they have confiscated around NT$340,000 from a gambling den disguised as a licensed arcade.
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) urged the public Wednesday to take precautions against dengue fever, as the number of cases of the mosquito-borne disease is escalating quickly in Southern Taiwan.
A Taiwanese diplomat failed to catch a charter flight during President Ma Ying-jeou's just-concluded overseas tour because of urgent official business, not because he overslept, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) said yesterday.
Tickets for a World Cup qualifying game between Taiwan and Vietnam will go on sale Aug. 8, marking the first time Taiwan's soccer association will sell tickets for a national team game.
An American representative in Taiwan praised Taiwan on Wednesday for its efforts in combating human trafficking and noted the importance of international cooperation in eradicating this type of criminal behavior., 1 Comment
The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA, 經濟部) said yesterday it plans to boost export volume in the second half of 2015 to make up a shortfall from the first.
The European Union has launched an investigation into whether Disneyland Paris is overcharging foreign customers, which is against EU law. Taiwanese visitors to the theme park are reportedly charged more than locals.