Monday, April 14, 2014
The Taiwan Strait Tourism Association said yesterday that seven Taiwanese tourists on a private bus and their Chinese driver were injured in an accident that occurred a day earlier in Shanghai after a trip to the venue of the Shanghai World Expo.
A group of Canadian parliamentarians is set to visit Taiwan this week to learn more about the island's political and economic development and relations across the Taiwan Strait, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
It was a soggy holiday festival for hundreds of migrant workers and immigrants from Thailand, Vietnam and Indonesia, who threw water at one another during the traditional Thai New Year celebration in Kaohsiung, southern Taiwan, yesterday.
Chinese public organizations have canceled almost all of their scheduled group visits to Taiwan amid student-led protests against a controversial trade-in-services agreement with China, an industry insider said recently.
With its first rendition at the Kaohsiung Exhibition Center, Fastener Taiwan, held once every two years, begins today.
A national economic conference may be postponed from June to July because the list of private sector representatives has yet to be finalized, Executive Yuan spokesman Sun Lih-chyun said on Saturday evening.
A shipment of 400 tons of French pork is expected to arrive at Kaohsiung Harbor in late May and might drive down pork prices, said agricultural and economics officials.
Sunday, April 13, 2014
Taipei Mayor Hau Lung-bin (郝龍斌) visited the Taipei City Zhongzheng First Precinct yesterday, encouraging officers who defended the station from protesters on April 11 as well as giving his support to the chief of the precinct., 1 Comment
Lawmakers are bickering over the schedule for a review of a bill introducing oversight of cross-strait negotiations.
The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) must break up its factions and let the younger generations take control from the elders to cope with the social and political changes in the post-Sunflower era, some DPP members urged yesterday., 1 Comment