Remember the H1N1 panic in 2010? A new type of H1N1 has been spreading this winter and the CDC is implementing precaution methods before it gets even more serious.
“Crosscurrent” was the only Chinese production in the 18 films competing for the Golden Bear and Silver Bear awards this year; while "Anchorage Prohibited" was awarded the Audi Short Film Award, and depicts the struggles of international workers in Taiwan.
The results of a blind trial on a newly developed breast cancer vaccine, OBI-822, bear scientific and medical importance, but the drug is not allowed a permit under current regulations because it did not pass clinical trials. If OBI-822 passes future trials, Taiwan would be the first country in the world to develop a carbohydrate-based vaccine for breast cancer.
The petition “Recognise Taiwan as a country” gained over 10,000 signings within 20 days, and the UK government responded to it on February 5, stating its consistent position that they “do not recognise Taiwan as a state.”
The Indonesia government been cracking down on drugs since President Joko Widodo took office in 2014. However, this is the first time Taiwanese criminals have been sentenced to death in Indonesia.
After a visit to the cultural and creative industry in Chiyoda-ku and Tokyo Station in Japan, Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je has realized Taipei lacks urban aesthetics.
The New Power Party is against the Ministry of Labor helping corporations reduce labor costs. It maintains a skeptical attitude towards the impact of this modified act, thinking that it would influence not only local white collar labors, but also those with low salaries.
The director of the labor alliance says that no matter who wins the presidential election, the workers will continue to supervise the government and keep fighting for labor rights.
Ye Yu-lan, former professor at the Central Police University criticized that the unfair judges and prosecutors have forced the police to not take action. She wonders who else would be willing to protect the civilians in the future.
Taipei Mayor Ko Wen-je says that we should say no to the single standard of western culture. Iranians, however, are prohibited from wearing ties and the practice stems from the 1979 Islamic revolution.