Sunday, April 20, 2014
The abundant sunshine northern Taiwan has seen over the past week will give way to rain from later Sunday under influence of a weather front, the Central Weather Bureau said Saturday.
The Dapeng Bay National Scenic Area Administration in Pingtung County, southern Taiwan, said Saturday it will host a series of water fun events starting April 26, including free canoe activities.
Yilan County in eastern Taiwan was rattled Saturday by two earthquakes measuring at 3.5 and 3.7, respectively, on the Richter scale, the Central Weather Bureau said.
Worldwide shipments of large-sized display panels rose in March, the peak restocking period, according to a local research firm.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Saturday urged citizens to pay attention to the requirements for visa-free travel, pointing out that 158 people were denied entry to foreign countries last year because they could not present the necessary documents for visa-free entry.
Saturday, April 19, 2014
Premier Jiang Yi-huah (江宜樺) said yesterday that Legislative Yuan Speaker Wang Jin-pyng (王金平) agreed to have police enter the Legislature's main chamber in response to the March 18 student activist occupation.
Despite continued controversy over the service trade agreement with China, Taiwan could face big trouble without it down the road, according to experts from the International Institute for Management and Development (IMD)., 9 Comments
A launching ceremony for a new 3,000-ton patrol vessel that will be joining Taiwan's Coast Guard Administration (CGA) later this year was held in the southern city of Kaohsiung yesterday.
A local professional baseball team yesterday announced that it has sealed a deal with former Major League Baseball (MLB) All-Star pitcher Freddy Garcia.
The Legislative Yuan will not sue student protesters for damage caused by their 24-day occupation of the main legislative chamber, as repairs will be paid for by the head of a business group, Legislative Speaker Wang Jin-pyng (王金平) said yesterday.