Monday, March 2, 2015
As the price of pork plummeted by nearly 20 percent in a month, the R.O.C. Swine Association is calling for pork farmers to reduce supply by 10 percent starting today to stabilize prices.
A former aide to President Ma Ying-jeou said Saturday that he will leave the ruling Kuomintang (KMT) if Legislative Speaker Wang Jin-pyng (王金平) is its presidential candidate in 2016.
Gasoline and diesel fuel prices from State-owned CPC and Taiwan's only privately run oil refiner Formosa Petrochemical Corp. (FPC) have both dropped today following a three-week price increase.
A national anti-nuclear alliance calling for energy reforms is set to hold a protest march around Taiwan on March 14 to mark the fourth anniversary of Japan's Fukushima nuclear disaster in 2011.
Sunday, March 1, 2015
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) was brought to tears twice yesterday, before and during the National 228 Peace Memorial Day event., 10 Comments
New Taipei City Mayor and Kuomintang (KMT) Chairman Eric Chu (朱立倫) yesterday implored the nation to uphold the spirit of the 228 Peace Memorial Day., 1 Comment
President Ma Ying-jeou said on 228 Peace Memorial Day Saturday that he hopes to push for social reconciliation along with Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je (柯文哲) as Ko is seen as a victim of the 228 Incident.
A South Korean husband and his Japanese wife have successfully completed a three-month journey exploring Taiwan during which they spent an average of NT$300 (US$9.50) per day, an exploit that has caught the eye of a local publisher.
In a new guide for modern weddings, the Ministry of the Interior (MOI, 內政部) urges couples not to consult a soothsayer about their “eight-character” (八字) compatibility before booking a wedding.
A program scheduled to launch this July to further cut down the size of the country's military could be delayed due to objections raised by the R.O.C. Army, a local media outlet reported yesterday.