Wednesday, June 19, 2013
The Central Weather Bureau (CWB) yesterday forecast that Tropical Storm Leepi would pass the East Coast of Taiwan today, bringing heavy rains to parts of Taiwan.
President Ma Ying-jeou said yesterday that Guatemala has always been a close diplomatic ally of the R.O.C., and that several cooperative projects between the sides have come to fruition over the past several years.
Greenpeace yesterday announced that 36 toxic chemicals were found in offices and homes nationwide though only 18 of them were listed in the Toxic Chemical Substances Control Act.
The Legislature passed the Labor Safety and Health Act yesterday, amending it to the “Vocational Safety and Health Act,” which would levy a fine of NT$300,000 on owners if their employees die as a result of occupational illness.
A forum highlighting the development of cross-straits relations and creativity will propose solutions to narrow the political differences between Taiwan and China, an official of opposition Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) said on yesterday.
The Legislative Yuan passed the Wetland Conservation Act yesterday that establishes a conservation management system for Taiwan's wetlands divided into three management levels — international, national and regional.
Taiwan has a higher-than-global-average rate of viewing YouTube videos on mobile devices, because of the high penetration of smartphones and tablets in the region, Google Inc.'s Taiwan branch said on yesterday.
The plight of Filipinos in Taiwan has been carefully scrutinized during an ongoing diplomatic spat over the past month between Taipei and Manila.
The construction of a stone house kindergarten classroom adorned with indigenous tribal elements was completed yesterday, with the purpose of instilling Paiwanese tribal culture in the minds of youth and preserving it for posterity.
To further attract foreign investment to Taiwan, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) Tuesday pledged to revamp laws long overdue for change and demanded that regulatory agencies offer a legal basis for withholding approval of foreign investment.