Sunday, July 26, 2015
The Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) said Saturday that Taiwan is expected to join a newly concluded information technology agreement by the World Trade Organization (WTO) after it completes a consultation process with local industrial associations next week.
Dayeh University (大葉大學) recently signed a pact with six high schools in which the university will provide foundation building for IT education to high school students.
Led by lead singer Mify, who has the hidden potential to become a star, Men Envy Children are an ambitious and quality band with a very fresh and welcoming style, all the while producing clever and original pieces." This is what lyricist Hsu Chang-te (許常德) said in praise of the rising band.
Saturday, July 25, 2015
Minister of Education Wu Se-hwa (吳思華) said yesterday his office would seek charges against protesters who stormed and ransacked his office late Thursday evening in continued protests against the government's changes to high school curriculum guidelines. Meanwhile opposition-led local governments in 13 counties and cities demanded that the ministry immediately drop the changes to the curriculum., 3 Comments
A police precinct chief said Friday that three reporters who were arrested and released on bail for breaking into the Ministry of Education the previous evening must clarify what they were doing inside the building., 1 Comment
The Taiwan Pingtung District Court (屏東地方法院) yesterday announced sentences relating to the tainted oil scandal that surfaced last year.
Hong Kong university student Wu Shin-chien (吳欣倩) was cited for working in Taiwan illegally by the National Immigration Agency (NIA, 內政部移民署) yesterday over working at the Taitung Chu Lu Ranch (CLR, 台東初鹿牧場). Wu responded to the news sadly saying that she thought the Taiwanese government "strange.", 6 Comments
The Taipei Rapid Transit Corporation (TRTC,外貿協會) fined a man NT$25,000 after he jumped onto the railway tracks at Tamsui MRT station, yesterday.
The R.O.C. Navy said it has already contacted the U.S. to learn more details about a recent missile explosion incident in which a U.S. Navy destroyer was damaged during an exercise last Saturday.
Friday, July 24, 2015
Torrential afternoon rains hit the Greater Taipei region yesterday, causing extensive flooding in at least 130 areas of the metropolis. The probability of rain showers in the same region tomorrow is 50 percent.