Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Mainland China has taken further steps to revive Confucian classics in its education system to enhance senior high school students' knowledge about traditional Chinese culture and literature., 1 Comment
The world table tennis championships pair yesterday called for private-sector support in nurturing local talents as part of boosting the long-term development of the sport in Taiwan.
Smartphone-toting tourists no longer have to wander the streets hoping to stumble upon a Wi-Fi signal. The Tourism Bureau yesterday launched two free networks — iTaiwan and TPE-Free — for foreign tourists in Taiwan to enjoy the Internet.
The Aviation Safety Council (ASC) published its investigation yesterday regarding a TransAsia Airways accident last May where the cabin crew did not inform air traffic controllers that the aircraft's engine had caught on fire.
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
The government is moving toward abolishing Taiwan's southern boundary for fishery protection, an act which would extend the formal operational area of the Navy, the Coast Guard and local fishermen further south within Taiwan's exclusive economic zone (EEZ) toward the Philippines., 4 Comments
Chuang Chih-yuan (莊智淵) and Chen Chien-an (陳建安) will each receive NT$900,000 (US$30,033.56) from Taiwan's government in recognition of their historic win of the men's doubles title at the World Table Tennis Championships early Monday.
The Philippines said Monday that it would make “coordinated efforts” with Taiwan to look into the fatal shooting of a Taiwanese fisherman but stopped short of a joint investigation., 1 Comment
The Environmental Protection Administration (EPA) yesterday said that it will conduct a second round of nationwide inspections for illegally operating hotels., 1 Comment
Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MOFA) chief David Lin said yesterday that he was not aware that a team from the Philippines will arrive in Taiwan Tuesday to investigate an attack by a Philippine government vessel on a Taiwanese fishing boat.
An Air Force twin-seater Mirage 2000-5 jet fighter crashed into waters west of Hsinchu in Northern Taiwan yesterday morning, but its pilots ejected to safety before the plane hit the water, according to Air Force Command Headquarters., 1 Comment