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The Nantou County Government yesterday announced an initial land analysis on Cingjing Farm, revealing that 20 per cent of the land scope possesses a potential high risk from natural disasters; however, the result is very different from the Ministry of the Interior's results of 46 per cent, which the ministry revealed on Thursday.
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11 hrs ago | The China Post
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs extended its condolences yesterday over the death of South Africa's first black president and Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Nelson Mandela, who passed away on Thursday at the age of 95. The ministry said it was saddened by the passing of the South African anti-apartheid politician, whom the R.O.C. government deeply ... (more)
15 hrs ago | CNN
Students attend class at the Jing'an Education College Affiliated School in Shanghai.
16 hrs ago | South China Morning Post
Photo: AFP In the past year, the number of viewing hours Taiwanese spent on video sharing site YouTube rocketed 60 per cent from 2012.
Taiwan's top envoy to Singapore yesterday defended the cost of rent for his official residence in the city-state amid opposition lawmakers' claims that the residence is too extravagant and overly expensive.
The Supreme Court yesterday upheld bribery charges against former Minister of Transportation and Communications Kuo Yao-chi , confirming a sentence of eight years imprisonment handed down by the Taipei High Court in a second trial.
A banquet celebrating the 86th Birthday Anniversary of His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej, and the National Day of Thailand took place yesterday evening.
Taiwan's Cheng Shin Rubber Co. Ltd./Maxxis International earned a spot this year on Forbes magazine's "Asia Fabulous 50" companies, an annual ranking of companies with at least $3 billion in annual revenue and solid profits and other business metrics.
GDC Taipei Summit 2013 will be held December 5-6 with onsite registration available, and we're highlighting some of the major talks from DeNA, Sony, Tencent, Unity, Ubisoft, and more.
TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Former National Property Administration Director General Hung Bao-chuan was listed as a defendant in an illegal land-grab case that involved the brother of Miaoli County magistrate Liu Cheng-hung also alleged that Liu Cheng-chih violated the Soil and Water Conservation Act and the National Park Act by building on public land.
A former U.S. official said Wednesday in Taipei that Taiwan's call for dialogue to address tensions over territorial disputes is welcomed.
Prosecutors yesterday searched Flavor Full Foods over allegations the company violated the Securities and Exchange Act, and summoned 27 persons of interest, including the company's chairman Chen Wen-nan , for questioning.
DHL Express Taiwan yesterday unveiled the Barclays Premier League trophy in Taipei as part of the company's "United Trophy Tour," which spans 31 destinations in 25 countries worldwide, featuring former Manchester United defender Ronny Johnsen and midfielder Quinton Fortune to attend.
LONDON/TAIPEI HTC Corp will have to stop selling its One Mini smartphone in Britain from Dec. 6 after a British court ruled the Taiwanese company had infringed patents owned by Finnish rival Nokia.
Despite the island nation's diminutive size, and with a population of around 23 million, publishing is big business in Taiwan, with annual book sales of 84.5 million units, 40,000 new titles published annually and book exports worth $62 million.