Sunday, December 8, 2013
Minister of the Interior Lee Hong-yuan (李鴻源) yesterday said he will not order the immediate demolition of hostels at Cingjing Farm (清境農場) in Nantou County that violate regulations, noting that he cares about the employees' lives.
Ruling Kuomintang (KMT) lawmakers are seeking to have the legislative disciplinary committee reopen a probe into alleged influence peddling involving main opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) caucus whip Ker Chien-ming.
The government must seek ways to motivate women to work, as there are now more women than men in Taiwan, Vice Interior Minister Hsiao Chia-chi said yesterday.
In order to achieve economic prosperity, Taiwan must establish free-trade agreements with as many countries as possible, as well as relaxing its stringent rules that restrain business growth, according to an op-ed piece recently published in The Wall Street Journal., 1 Comment
As crowd swarmed during the 2013 Information Technology Month exhibition over the weekend, major brands reported substantial increase in sales compared with a year ago.
Taipei Zoo (台北市立動物園) yesterday reopened its Bird World, which displays over 30 bird species and around 200 birds to public.
The Taiwan Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers' Association (TEEMA) suggested yesterday that Taiwan and China work together to build co-branded smartphones to carve out a bigger share of the global market for the devices.
Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport expects the number of carriers operating there to rise further in 2014, after welcoming several newcomers to the country's main air hub this year.
The National Immigration Agency (NIA) has launched a new version of its “Living in Taiwan” website which now offers services for foreigners in seven languages.
A highly efficient disaster relief operation Taiwan carried out recently in typhoon-affected areas of the Philippines has highlighted Taiwan as an international disaster relief service provider, and could help improve relations between the two countries, Taiwan's Foreign Minister David Lin said yesterday.