Thursday, September 3, 2015
Ten out of the 12 deaths that underwent preliminary dengue fever examination in Tainan were confirmed as having been caused by the disease, Taiwan's Centers for Disease Control (CDC) stated yesterday.
The Ministry of National Defense (MND) yesterday called on prosecutors to appeal the latest ruling after Taipei District Court on late Tuesday handed out relatively lenient sentences to several retired military personnel involved in a high profile Chinese espionage case.
President Ma Ying-jeou yesterday urged Chinese mainland authorities to publicly admit that it was the Nationalist government, instead of the Chinese Communist Party (CCP), that led to the ultimate victory over Japan in the Second Sino-Japanese War that ended 70 years ago.
A magnitude 4.5 earthquake shook Yilan County at 11:03 a.m. yesterday, the third in a series of shallow temblors that struck the northeastern county within an hour, the Central Weather Bureau said.
Wednesday, September 2, 2015
A defendant in a controversial death penalty case was declared innocent after his ninth appeal yesterday, exactly 20 years after his alleged crime.
Descendants of three former U.S. presidents said yesterday that they have not received invitations to participate in commemorations of the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II in Beijing.
Taiwan's Ministry of Foreign Affairs held a commemorative event Tuesday, on the eve of the 70th anniversary of Japan submitting the instrument of surrender at the end of World War II, which also marked the end of the Republic of China's War of Resistance against Japan (1937-1945).
Because this is a strong El Nino year, Taiwan could face only one fall typhoon, the Central Weather Bureau (CWB) said Tuesday.
A magnitude-4.8 earthquake rattled Taiwan's southwest coast Tuesday afternoon, with light shaking felt in the southern city of Kaohsiung.
Taiwan will become one of the first few countries to sell the successors to Apple Inc.'s iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models, according to a source familiar with the matter.