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Taiwan ruling Kuomintang lawmakers are seeking to have the legislative disciplinary committee reopen a probe into alleged influence peddling involving main opposition Democratic Progressive Party caucus whip Ker Chien-ming.
In order to achieve economic prosperity, Taiwan must establish free-trade agreements with as many countries as possible, as well as relaxing its stringent rules that restrain business growth, according to an op-ed piece recently published in The Wall Street Journal .
Taipei, Dec. 7 A new package of trade measures agreed upon Saturday at a World Trade Organization conference is expected to reduce trade costs by 15 percent for developing countries and 10 percent for developed countries, Economics Minister Chang Chia-juch said Saturday.
Taiwan's representative to Vietnam said yesterday that bilateral relations between Taipei and Hanoi remain stable and are expected to continue to improve.
BANGKOK, 5 Dec 2013 Thai workers have been advised not to take any medicines with them when leaving for Taiwan, according to the Foreign Ministry.
Former President Lee Teng-hui on Saturday complained about a decision by prosecutors to file an appeal against his not-guilty verdict in an embezzlement case.
ASUS Padfone Mini 4.3 is again a combo phone like its previous Padfone devices. ASUS is all set to launch its new Padfone Mini 4.3 combo in Taipei on December 11th.
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.
Agents targeting human Top2s are clinically active anticancer drugs whose trapping of Top2-mediated DNA breakage effectively induces genome fragmentation and cell death.
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)
Students attend class at the Jing'an Education College Affiliated School in Shanghai.
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.