Thursday, July 30, 2015
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.
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.
Changhua County police yesterday busted a gang led by a man called Chen Yi-chen (陳倚振) that specialized in the theft and resale of BMWs using special equipment to hack into the cars' onboard computer units.
Taiwan's financial institutions should expand their presence in other Asian markets, including India, Indonesia, the Philippines, Vietnam and Myanmar, all big markets that that have tremendous potential for development, Financial Supervisory Commission (FSC) Chairman Tseng Ming-chung said Wednesday.
Star-gazers are welcome to attend an event to observe the Perseid meteor shower from Aug. 12-14 at the Alishan National Scenic Area in Chiayi, the Chiayi Astronomical Society said Wednesday.
A junior exchange student from Panama at Taiwan's Central Police University was honored by the New Taipei mayor Wednesday for his bravery in nailing a thief in Tamsui, a popular tourist destination in the northern municipality.
Four Taiwanese nationals were among 100-plus foreigners recently arrested in the Philippines for working illegally, according to Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs, which warned Taiwanese to apply for work visas before beginning work in the Southeast Asian country.
A Taiwanese real estate firm said it has seen buyer interest climb after the passage of the consolidated housing and land tax on June 5.